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This Former Dance Hall Gets an Encore and Becomes a Designer's House
Designer Barbara Hill transformed the derelict building into a sophisticated and slightly rough-around-the-edges retreat.
June 14, 2016
A Bold Bathroom in Marfa
Designer Barbara Hill, whose renovation of a West Texas dance hall we adore, admits to putting her bathtub in the middle of her bedroom for "purely romantic reasons." From the bed, she can gaze…
March 8, 2013
The Lowest Utility Bill on the Block
Hybridization is hit or miss (i.e., the jackalope). But this Houston home combines two housing types to create a conscientious alternative.
May 4, 2009
A Lot for a Little
Regina and Andy Rihn weren’t exactly modernists when they first began their frustrating, unproductive slog through the pricey Austin, Texas, real estate market.
January 20, 2009
Small Amidst Sprawl
Rising out of the Texas bayou, Houston is both a sprawling metropolis and the largest city in the United States without zoning regulations.
January 18, 2009
The first year out of college is a wildcard for most people.
January 14, 2009