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Glenbrook Valley Is the Mid-Century Modern Jewel of Houston

When you think of cities with iconic mid-century modern architecture, Houston is not on that list. Maybe out of ignorance, neglect or a lack of publicity, the Houston neighborhood of Glenbrook Valley has managed to fly well below the radar since its heyday. The community was designed by the architectural firm of Hare & Hare and…

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Featured Professional – Paul Williger, Architect

  Paul Brant Williger has over 30 years of custom residential architecture experience. He is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, and is on the Board of Directors of the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art (ICAA). Before graduating from Columbia University, he received an undergraduate degree in Architecture from the University…

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World Architecture Festival 2018 in Amsterdam

The World Architecture Festival was first held in 2008. It is a three day festival and awards competition dedicated to celebrating architecture from across the globe. During the first four years, the festival was held in Barcelona, and since 2012 in Singapore. Each year, hundreds of projects are entered in the competition for the awards and…

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Featured Professional – Kevin E. Smith, Details a Design Firm

The founder of Details a Design Firm, Kevin E. Smith, is a celebrated interior designer in Orange County, California. With over 20 years of experience and commitment to architecture, elements and environment, Kevin is known for his stone and tile layouts, finish carpentry designs, custom furniture and upholstery selections.

Alfred Eichler, The Architect of California

The work of Alfred Eichler reflected the spirit and diversity of California. During his time as an architect for the state, Eichler designed buildings which reflected the everyday lives of a ‘modern’ citizen. There was no grandiose flash in his design, but a subtle sophistication that people just felt comfortable with. Even though his name is…

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Featured Professional – Ian Saude, Ian Saude Lifestyle

Ian Saudē was born in Hollywood, California and was raised on California’s idyllic Central Coast. He attended the University of California at Berkeley and studied English Literature and Classics, graduating Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude. Soon after, he moved to Katmandu, Nepal principally to study Tibetan Buddhist philosophy and meditation techniques with several of…

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