Architects Homes

Meticulously Renovated Midcentury Modern on Mayflower

By Joanna England / June 8, 2016 / 0 Comments

When architect and city councilman Vernon Smith built this Oak Cliff home in 1949, much of the features were revolutionary for the time. A double carport worked well for the growing number of two-car households. The windows and lines were clean and angular. The floorplan allowed for movement throughout the space with relative ease. And that […]

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New Home Tour Celebrates Charming Collection of Charles Dilbeck Designs in Cochran Heights

By Joanna England / March 25, 2016 / 0 Comments

This brand new home tour on April 3 is part celebration, part education, as Cochran Heights opens five of its Dilbeck-designed homes. So, what’s the occasion? According to Erika Huddleston, the neighborhood is celebrating its new Texas Historical Commission marker signifying the splendid collection of Dilbecks Cochran Heights holds. The marker, which is on Henderson […]

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Classic Contemporary Retreat in Little Elm Has The Best Views of Sunset Bay

By Joanna England / September 28, 2015 / 0 Comments

Designed as the personal residence of William Hidell of Hidell & Associates, this home has the kind of attention to detail and site design you’d expect from a renowned contemporary architect. Clean lines, sexy and sleek finishes, and windows in all the right places make this home a perfect retreat from the busy, hectic lives of […]

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A Unique Home Requires Unique Marketing to Find The Right Buyer, Says Barbara Arredondo

By Joanna England / July 14, 2015 / 7 Comments

There are a few Dallas homes that are so unique that they earn a permanent spot in the bit of our brains exclusively wired for real estate. For me, this Eastwood midcentury modern that was completely re-imagined by architect D’J Perkison is one of those homes. You probably had the distinct pleasure of touring this […]

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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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Wednesday Wonder: Gorgeous Lake Highlands Home on Athlone Has a Stunning Custom Kitchen

By Joanna England / July 9, 2014 / 5 Comments

I love the look and feel of this Lake Highlands home inside Lake Park Estates, a very popular area just a short jaunt from White Rock Lake. Owned by Todd Howard, founder of architecture firm th+a, 9623 Athlone is a 1950 ranch transformed into a modern retreat. Open and airy inside, this home is sublimely […]

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