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Magnificent Seven

| February 1, 2017
Magnificent Seven

Large Family’s Eclectic Style Defines Luxury Home For several years, Mark and Melissa Flores lived in what might be considered a traditional “cookie cutter” suburban family home. Their values and life were structured around what was best for their growing family because, when a couple has five young children, most of the time, sophistication and […]

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Home is Where the Heart Is

| January 1, 2017
Home is Where the Heart Is

A Southern curbside charmer puts out the welcome mat She’s a real southern lady, clad in white, the perfect amalgam of tradition and modernity. If a house could speak, she’d offer you an iced tea and invitation to come in and sit a while.

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It’s a Ritzy, Glitzy Christmas

| December 1, 2016
It’s a Ritzy, Glitzy Christmas

Imperial Sugar Land home serves up sparkles and glitter For 25 years Child Advocates of Fort Bend has been showcasing homes lavishly decorated for the holidays in Fort Bend County’s most beautiful neighborhoods as a way of raising money to support its programs.

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A Texas Farmhouse

| November 1, 2016
A Texas Farmhouse

Modern City Dwelling Honors Tradition The 2016 AIA Houston Design Award Home Tour on Oct. 29-30 showcases the finest residential architecture in Houston. One of the homes, 4153 Oberlin Street, is also the recipient of a 2016 AIA Houston Design Award for Residential Architecture. The house is the second award-winning home that the architect, Natalye […]

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Traditional Indian Concepts Fuse Beautifully with Modern Design

| October 1, 2016
Traditional Indian Concepts Fuse Beautifully with Modern Design

Family Of Five Discovers A Perfect Fit In Their Dream Home When this young couple started their family, they imagined themselves living in a traditional home on a big lot removed a bit from city life and spending lots of quality time bonding as a family, which now includes three daughters ages 12, 9 and […]

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Legacy, Nostalgia and a Model Train Inspire Mid-Century Remodel

| September 1, 2016
Legacy, Nostalgia and a Model Train Inspire Mid-Century Remodel

Adherence To Family Values And Boyhood Dreams Earns Homeowner A Good Brick Award len Rosenbaum has made a name for himself in Houston in a variety of ways. He is a well-known and highly regarded partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP, who not only represents high profile clients, but spends spare time doing pro bono […]

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Family Home Made New

| August 1, 2016
Family Home Made New

Couple Transforms An Empty Nest Into A Sophisticated Sanctuary In 1995, a couple with strong Houston roots bought a lot in a beautiful area and built a two-story brick home. This was a neighborhood they knew and admired; a neighborhood that reflected their goals and fit their dreams; and a neighborhood where they knew they could […]

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MID-CENTURY Merges with Contemporary Design in River Oaks

| July 1, 2016
MID-CENTURY Merges with Contemporary Design in River Oaks

Architect John Cryer III, FAIA, and Edna Ramos, a retired commercial pilot, met 21 years ago and have been married for 19. John moved to Houston in 1972 after graduation from LSU. He started his career at the former Caudill Rowlett Scott, (CRSS) and through the growth years became executive vice president of the Architecture […]

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Nestled in the Woods

| June 1, 2016
Nestled in the Woods

Beautiful home was worth the wait As the saying goes, “The longer it takes, the longer it lasts.” And if that is the case, then the Williams’ home will be around for quite a while. Married since 1996, Dena and Jay Williams moved to their current community in 2001 with their two daughters, Alex and […]

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Stunning in Southgate

| May 1, 2016
Stunning in Southgate

Urban design provides livable, inviting fun Neil and Kris Thomas have called Houston home for a long time. Married in 1984 after meeting in law school (he is a partner practicing public law at Norton Rose Fulbright, she is a lawyer employed by the federal judiciary), their first home together was an apartment. After that, […]

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Mid-Century Modernism

| April 1, 2016
Mid-Century Modernism

Historic Home’s Meticulous Design Transcends Time And Place In 1952-53, Lars Bang, one of the first graduates of the University of Houston’s College of Architecture, designed the extraordinary Bendit House in the then-new Ayrshire section of Braes Heights subdivision (now Braeswood Place) in suburban Houston.

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A Contemporary Retreat

| March 1, 2016
A Contemporary Retreat

Building A Light-Filled And Kid-Friendly Home Leigh and Jeff Bell moved to Houston from Tulsa just after getting married. When they began shopping for a home and neighborhood, the couple considered several factors: Jeff wanted to live close to his work downtown, they wanted to be part of a walkable community, and they wanted to […]

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Sophisticated Upgrades Transform Suburban Home

| January 1, 2016
Sophisticated Upgrades Transform Suburban Home

Remodel provides more comfort, beauty and function Michael and Karla Beehler built their existing home in 2007 to better accommodate their lives and work after their children graduated from high school.

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Holiday Décor Celebrates The Reason For The Season

| December 1, 2015
Holiday Décor Celebrates The Reason For The Season

For 24 years, Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) has showcased homes extravagantly decorated for the holidays in Fort Bend County’s most beautiful neighborhoods

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Renovated Ranch Home A Symphony
of Contemporary Design

| November 1, 2015
Renovated Ranch Home A Symphony </br>of Contemporary Design

Meyerland Couple Streamlines With Move Into Retirement And City Living Eddie and Dianne Cousins lived all over the world in the early part of their 36 years of marriage as a result of Eddie’s job as a deep-water drilling engineer and consultant in the oil and gas business.

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Love of The Big Easy

| October 1, 2015
Love of The Big Easy

New Orleans style meets industrial in this architectural beauty Mardi Gras beads dangling from the hallway coat rack might serve as a clue. Then there are the fun, colorful art pieces from the French Quarter scattered playfully along one wall.

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Texas Hill Country with a French Twist

| September 1, 2015
Texas Hill Country with a French Twist

Award-Winning Home Showcases The Outdoors With A Fusion Of Style A couple married for 30 years who had lived in their house for 23 years felt that they and their teenage sons had outgrown their 50-year-old ranch-style home.

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Transitional Design Takes Dated Home from Drab to Sophisticated

| August 1, 2015
Transitional Design Takes Dated Home from Drab to Sophisticated

When a couple has been married for 40 years, life- and homestyle preferences are pretty well-defined and mutually understood. Additionally, when they’re longtime Hous­tonians, they know which part of town and which neighborhoods they are inclined to call home.

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Where Bayou Meets City Chic

| July 1, 2015
Where Bayou Meets City Chic

Couple fuses love of the outdoors with vintage glam Rarely do haute couture, glamour and outdoor organic stylishly meet; high fashion chic and eco-friendly are unlikely friends; and seldom do Mississippi Delta and New York runway successfully pair. Yet Tia and Jempy Neyman have fused these elements magnificently in their home on a bayou. Touring […]

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Abode Americana

| June 1, 2015
Abode Americana

City Dwelling Reflects Couple’s Love Of Lodge Design

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