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Dallas Architecture and Real Estate Insights

by Douglas Newby, Real Estate Broker

Dallas Architecture Blog discusses Modern Architecture and Mid Century Modern Homes, Dallas Neighborhoods, Dallas Real Estate and the Aesthetics of the City.

Architects and Architecture

Discussing exemplary architects and their contribution to design and the aesthetic fabric of the community.

Architect Frank Welch Lived Young, January 28, 1927 – June 22, 2017

Thinking about the profound influence of architect Frank Welch on Dallas, architects, and architecture.

Architect E.G. Hamilton, Death Now Destruction

The death of E.G. Hamilton precedes the looming destruction of an architecturally significant home he...

Architect Marc McCollom Designs Modern Home in Dallas Neighborhood

Marc McCollum, AIA, redefines urban location and difficult site to create a modern home that captures...

The Characteristics of Homes People Love

For the people who really love their home, 10 characteristics that make them happy come up over and over...

Why Are Early 20th Century Homes More Modern Than 21st Century Builder Modern Homes?

See how early 20th century modern homes built in the 1900s are more modern than 21st century modern homes...

How Does One Architect Renovate Another Architect’s Design?

The Delicate Colling of an Architect Respecting, Honoring and Improving the Previous Design of an Exalted...

David George (Dec. 26, 1922 – Oct. 7, 2013) Architect Leaves Legacy

See architect David George impacting national and regional family tree of architects from Frank Lloyd...

History of Crespi Estate – Pio Crespi and Florence Crespi and Architect Maurice Fatio

Pio Crespi, a prominent international cotton business, Italian family, with wife Florence brought society,...

Are Small Firms More Important Than Large Firms

Lionel Morrison and Mark Dilworth worked a large firm and show how they can have greater impact as small...

An Exploration of Modern Design – New Traditional

See how the Viennese Secessionists influenced the contemporary design of a traditional home.

Green Architect Designed Home Assembled on Site

Steve Glenn of Living Homes assembled home at TED conference, showcasing green materials and good design.

Architectural Photographer Charles Davis Smith Illuminates Architecture

Architectural photographer Charles Davis Smith has consistently taken photographs that have helped propel...

Was Architect David Williams Influenced by this 1907 Lumber Yard Ad?

Architect David Williams grew up in a sod house in Kansas and became the architect that created the Texas...

Architect Reinterprets Location

Ron Wommack, FAIA, took an obscure lot in a forgotten neighborhood and did something spectacular in a...

Facebook Provokes an Architecture Conversation With the World.

Facebook has connected those from around the world interested in good architecture, encouraging more...

Richard Meier Designed Modern Home for Residence, Gallery and Museum

Few houses in Dallas or the country have had the impact of this home on art, architecture or the local...

Dallas Architecture Blog Identified as one of 100 Most Innovative Blogs

Dallas Architecture Blog has been on many lists of best architecture blogs for its emphasis on sharing...

An Architectural Progression of Architecture Patrons – One Family’s Homes

See the first modern home of an architecture patron who loves modern design and his most recent modern...

Frank Robert Designed House as Bridge

Houses incorporating a bridge are romantic, daring and bring one closer to nature.

Architect designed home demonstrates link — Mediterranean and Modern

Robert Meckfessel designed a home in Greenway Parks that demonstrates the link between Mediterranean...

Architect Scott Lyons Identified – House Saved

Once a buyer knows a home is architect-designed it often is saved after marketed as a tear down.

Haciendas Reflect History and Origins of Texas Modern

Architectural styles build upon each other. Haciendas are a good example of a traditional style foreshadowing...

Mayflower Estates, the New Neighborhood of President Bush

Small, out of the way neighborhoods can be prestigious and expensive. Mayflower Estates is unknown except...

Architect Designs Dallas Garden House in Little Mexico

Here is a home designed by Ron Wommack, FAIA, that is a splendid surprise and achievement.

Midcentury Modern Home – A Triumph of Small

I love small houses that make a large impact. Here is a great midcentury modern by Glen Allen Galaway.

Architect’s Landscape for Architect’s Modern Home

Dave Rolston is a landscape architect who has designed gardens for many modern homes. Here is a garden...

Dallas Green Architecture

Architect Gary Olp was first Dallas architect with real passion for green architecture as movement gains...

Architect: Quinlan Terry – The Highland Park House

Centuries old stone techniques and architecture contribute to home that is green, magnificent and beautifully...

House at Wind Point – Max Levy 2007 AIA Award

Max Levey designs sublime houses and this is one of them.

Architect Designs Home For Another Architect

The first article on this blog fittingly discusses the work of one architect designing a home for another...