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Say howdy to Texas architecture, homes, development—and even design and travel—from Houston to Marfa, and all around the Lone Star state. Don't forget to check out Curbed Austin:

Modern timber home lives large with elevated deck

Built from wood sourced from local lumber suppliers, the River House looks a little like a full-scale log cabin updated for the modern age.

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Frisco, Texas, has a plan

After engineering its own growth, can the Dallas suburb stay on top?

In Fort Worth, a home resembles two friends in conversation

A sympathetic addition creates a dialogue between old and new in an art-filed Arlington Heights abode.

’70s house perfect for art collectors asks $1.1M

Walking in the front door, you’re welcomed into a cavernous open-plan living space with soaring ceilings and large white walls that span the room with plenty of space to hang art.

This eclectic, circular midcentury house could be yours for $1.7M

This stunning midcentury home in Dallas was inspired by architect Bruce Goff and features a patchwork of organic design elements.

Cost-efficient modern farmhouse embraces sustainability

Solar panels generate 61 percent of the home’s energy, while a rainwater collection system supplies all water needs, and a geothermal system manages heating and cooling.

Renovated Craftsman gem in Dallas asks $400K 

The attention to detail in the thoroughly updated home is oh-so-satisfying, surely in no small part thanks to its current designer owners.

The Curbed guide to Texas

How Texans are living right now: from the homes they’re designing to how they are reshaping cities to accommodate rising density and an influx of new businesses.

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The ultimate Texas road trip

29 essential sites, from Houston to El Paso

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The Friday Night Lights effect

Allen High School’s football team has transformed this once-small Texas town.

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The in-between towns of Texas

A drive through the Lost Pines

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Neon city

Where weird Austin and techy Austin meet

Texas’s 12 essential architectural sites

To highlight the breadth and diversity in Texas architecture, we’ve rounded up the 12 most significant buildings in the Lone Star State.

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Inside Texas’s largest furniture store

Everything here is almost entirely disposable—and that’s the point.

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Density does Dallas

As seeds of progressive urbanism take root in the mammoth sprawl of the Metroplex, how will the city evolve?

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In Dallas, a developer creates an enclave of modern houses—and her dream home

A modern architecture lover taps Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects to build her dream house in Dallas.

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A home of her own

A Dallas woman creates a house that’s built to last—and just for her.

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Marfa modern: Inside an adobe home turned monastic retreat

Architect Michael Morrow of Kinneymorrow Architecture redesigns a classic adobe house in Marfa, Texas.

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‘I wanted something authentic’

A memory of a vintage Texas ranch house inspires a modern home.

Cute 1916 Craftsman with in-law unit wants $339K

Originally built in 1916, the blue-bricked has since been updated and maintained, boasting great proportions and plenty of millwork.

How a TV show recreated Baghdad on a Texas army base

How productions designers for The Long Road Home staged a famous battle of the Iraq War at Fort Hood

After Harvey, Houston has a new plan for its downtown

The new blueprint includes a new 5-mile park encircling the city center.

Funky warehouse-inspired home asks $749K in Dallas

A wholly contemporary home designed by John Shortall and builder Kenneth Schleback in 2015 has come on the market in the Farmers Branch neighborhood of Dallas.


These energy-efficient prefab homes withstand the toughest storms

Deltec has built over 5,000 resilient homes in areas hit by some of history’s strongest storms

How six small towns and cities are going green

The growth of solar and wind power is giving parts of rural America good reasons to turn to renewables

Restore this 1950s stone-and-timber Texas gem asking $490K

Here’s an architect’s-own 1955 residence in Fort Worth, Texas, that is waiting with open doors for your overhaul.

Swingin’ midcentury home with tiki bar wants $425K

The former show house has been carefully maintained with just a few period-appropriate updates.

Sprawling former home of Galveston crime boss can be yours for $1.15M

A midcentury home built by Sam Maceo, an organized crime boss credited with establishing the coastal city of Galveston as a resort town with his brother Rose, has come on the market.

Fixer Upper is ending after season 5 

HGTV’s hit home-renovation show will end after its fifth season, which begins airing on November 28.

As Houston rebuilds after Harvey, construction labor shortage looms

An already-tight market challenged by the demands of repair and reconstruction.


This smart tiny prefab could be an answer to affordable housing

One Austin, Texas, startup has a bold vision for the future of tiny homes.

Booming Hispanic homeownership helping fuel U.S. housing market

How will the housing industry react to this demographic shift?

1920s home with midcentury vibes asks $385K in San Antonio

Known as the Alamo House, this unique residence in San Antonio, Texas, was originally designed in 1928 and got a redesign by Phil Lloyd Shoop in the ’50s.

How community-led design can help a city rebound after a storm

How design helped Cedar Rapids, Iowa, recover from a catastrophic flood, and lessons the process may have for Houston

10 magnificent midcentury homes you’ve never heard of

A tour of little-known architectural gems from across the U.S.

Buffalo Bayou Park and designing a resilient future for Houston

One of Houston’s newest city parks hints at how waterways can become part of a more resilient future.

Hurricane Harvey is showing us the future of climate change

Texas is getting a preview of life in a billion-dollar disaster zone—but it doesn’t have to be this way.

How extreme weather risk is creating a real estate insurance disaster

Floods and fires are serious disasters, but insurance risk may be climate change’s biggest economic impact

Will hot housing markets in Texas ever cool down?

The state’s winning streak may be a fundamental shift, not a temporary boom.