2020 AD100: Backen & Gillam

Sebastian enjoyed a vicarious thrill last week when we noticed that Backen & Gillam Architects was named to Architectural Digest’s AD100 list for 2020. “Synonymous with modern wine-country style” is how Architectural Digest describes the work of Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects. Backen, Gillam & Kroeger’s experience in specialty building types covers a broad spectrum, including…

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Bridge Hollow Residence Wins ASLA award

The Bridge Hollow residence, a modern marvel, has earned yet another award. This time, the kudos go to MESA, the landscape architecture, planning, and urban design firm based in Dallas, Texas. MESA’s portfolio ranges from intimate garden spaces to large-scale, comprehensive, master-planning projects. The firm “integrates regional architectural influences, honors the culture and heritage of…

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Trends: Rethinking the Home Office

A global pandemic is bound to have a significant impact on a broad swathe of modern life. One of those still-nascent impacts is how we will think differently about our living spaces. Shelter blog, Candy’s Dirt, asked several Dallas architects to weigh in on changes they are seeing to home office spaces as a result…

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