The ModTexas archive of architectural treasures across Texas serves as a reminder to appreciate the delightful details all around us.
The online sensation was a living symbol of at least one of these things.
Years after the late Linda Pace first shared her vision with rockstar architect Sir David Adjaye, the art museum is set to open in October.
The 81,000-square-foot office space is part of H-E-B’s reimagining of itself as a technology company.
After a decade-long effort, developers says they’ve secured the funding they need for a $65 million, three-year renovation.
First of all, it memorializes a parking garage.
Ruby City, Adjaye’s first building in Texas, is the vision of the late Linda Pace, and will house her personal collection.
The $40 million building is the most significant addition to the Menil campus in decades.
If you’ve got $6 million and a hankering to live in luxury, YOLO.
The Central Library is one of five finalists out of 35 libraries nominated from around the world.
Looks like Solange’s seat at the table may have a minimalist aesthetic.
Neighboring Allen is in good company.
Texans are no strangers to long drives. Whether cruising from Mission to South Padre Island to spot great kiskadees, from Turkey to Lubbock while blasting Waylon Jennings, or catching the remote vistas from Marfa to Chinati Hot Springs, Texans often get to…
How San Antonio handles the Alamo Plaza redevelopment will say a lot about what kind of city it wants to become.
Art dealer Arturo Palacios relishes the creative environment at this 1920s apartment building—especially its romantic courtyard.
The revered Dallas hotel is ready for another century of revelry after sweeping design changes by a visionary local firm.
The debut of a destination showpiece on the University of Texas campus marks a turning point for the Capital City.
Getting the elaborate Christmas displays in this posh neighborhood ready for the masses is big business.
The former Austin couple renovate a 1934 building in quiet Bertram to showcase their new line of furniture.
A look inside the octogenarian oil magnate's 65,000-acre spread.
Austin's bibliophiles get a slicked up new playpen.
The restaurant promises French ambiance, pastries, and a raw bar in downtown Austin.
Dream of building your own medieval fortress? You aren’t alone.
A look back on the work of the celebrated Austin architect who defined the city’s modern vernacular.
Liz Lambert's hotels have a stunning, often imitated style. But where does the trendsetter get her ideas? We asked her.
Keeping baseball pure at Kokernot Field, out in far West Texas.
In the search for the perfect dive bar, a writer discovered another hidden gem—the Mosheim school.
Breaking ground— and betting big—on a doomsday community for the rich.
Modern living on a historical East Texas homestead.
Is the Houston Heights turning into a Little Louisiana?
Long live Northwest Mall!
Charles Stagg walked into the woods and decided to build something. Now, four years after his death, his daughter and grandson are trying to preserve his masterpiece.
An armadillo incense burner. An Andy Warhol self-portrait. The keys to the Alamo. Who knew what startling treasures you could find without ever leaving the state?
A pastor at a Corpus Christi church is on a mission to build “the largest cross in the Western Hemisphere.”
Oh, and the house that comes with it too.
It can be yours for a cool $6 million.
Has a selfie ever been more contentious?
Although we trail such medieval wonderlands as Spain, Bavaria, and Wales in castles per square mile, Texas is studded with crenellated, turreted strongholds, ranging from the kitschy to the magnificent.
How did smog-breathing, gridlock-prone Houston become the newest natural wonder of the urban world?
That's a lot of Astro-dough.
If you've got an eight-figure house-hunting budget and a need for a place with goalposts in the backyard, give it a look.
This isn't a real proposal, but it is really neat.
They've built a scale model of it to show it off and everything.
A tiny Astrodome!
The massive fire that took down a Montrose apartment building didn't claim this cat.
It's got a veranda with seating for 450 people, a two-story closet, and a bowling alley. It's on 25 acres and the mansion itself is 48,000 square feet. And nobody really knows what it's worth.
It doesn't mean that they're not going to tear it down.
Voters may have decided that the Astrodome isn't worth saving, but The Architect's Newspaper has published four ideas for what to do with the space.
The one-time Eighth Wonder of the World may soon be a parking lot, but the "yard sale" held by Reliant Park officials brought a lot of nostalgia—and money—out of people who remember its heyday.