Clean Lines And Open Spaces Make This Home Shine Octavio Orozco figures if he can visualize how an ad campaign is going to turn out, he can visualize the end design of a house. “I’m surrounded by creativity all day in my work,” says the Hispanic marketing agency co-founder who eats up design the way […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.
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 […]
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
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.
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.
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 […]
In 2012, Laura and Patrick Schneidau purchased a spacious lot with big plans in mind. They had a solid vision for the nearly 5,000-square-foot home that would one day inhabit that space, and with their early plans sketched onto notebook paper, this vibrant family embarked on the 14-month journey that would lead to their custom […]
Contemporary interpretation blends age-old design with Old World details When Patrick and Pam Cohan decided they were ready to make a change in their living environment, they were motivated by a few factors. “We are now empty nesters and we wanted to create our forever home,” said Pam, “and we desired a different aesthetic altogether.”