Architects Homes

Fresh New Water View Hillside Hacienda Has Location Location Location & a Paddleboard

By Candy Evans / June 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

Here is a home that offers you two huge plusses, well, maybe three: a paddleboard, a body of water to practice on in your backyard, and a clean slate for a new kitchen. It’s in Hillside. I don’t beat around the bush, except when paddlboarding: not only is the kitchen ripe and ready for a […]

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Cole Smith is a True Renaissance Man: Architect, Artisan, and Painter

By Candy Evans / November 4, 2014 / 0 Comments

The beautiful new home of Joyce and Larry Lacerte was the scene Saturday evening for a private showing of the prolific and quite talented works of architect Cole Smith. He designed and recently completed this house for the Lacertes, even as he designed and helped them built their former $20 plus million estate at 5323 Park […]

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Pushing The Envelope: Stephan Sardone Uses Unusual Techniques to Build Style and Substance

By Joanna England / August 18, 2014 / 0 Comments

What stands out the most about Stephan Sardone‘s project on Stanwood in Casa Linda Forest is the homeowner. Not that Sardone isn’t a very talented builder and contractor, as he very much is. It’s that Larry Paschall, AIA, is a co-founder of HPD Architecture and straddles the lines of client and co-worker to collaborator, as […]

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AIA Dallas Gives Russell Buchanan's Unique Mockingbird House Honor Award

By Joanna England / February 17, 2014 / 0 Comments

We’ve reported on this incredible box-like residence on Mockingbird in Highland Park, a home that caused some friction with neighbors thanks to its unique design and use of materials. With a building envelope you’d most often find covering a warehouse and some really innovative use of natural materials, Russell Buchanan’s “Mockingbird House” caught the eyes […]

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AIA Dallas Gives Russell Buchanan’s Unique Mockingbird House Honor Award

By Joanna England / February 17, 2014 / 0 Comments

We’ve reported on this incredible box-like residence on Mockingbird in Highland Park, a home that caused some friction with neighbors thanks to its unique design and use of materials. With a building envelope you’d most often find covering a warehouse and some really innovative use of natural materials, Russell Buchanan’s “Mockingbird House” caught the eyes […]

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Architects I Love (Heart Heart Heart): Gary Gene Olp

By Candy Evans / February 14, 2014 / 0 Comments

One of my favorite architects –and I have a few — is Gary Gene Olp, FAIA, LEED AP. Gary has been nominated for the Sustainable Leadership Award.  Voting ends today, on Valentines Day, which seems so appropriate, so I am posting this in case you haven’t heard the good word. If you agree that Gary […]

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