Austin Homes Tour

 Annual AIA Austin Homes Tour - October 28-29, 2023

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In this special section of TALKdesign, we explore the works of architects featured on the AIA Austin Homes Tour. Get tickets here!

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October 13, 2023

Discover architectural diversity, community engagement, and sustainable innovation at the AIA Austin Homes Tour with Ingrid Spencer. 1. The Austin Homes Tour offers a unique opportunity for the public to explore custom-designed homes and engage with architects, contractors, and designers. It’s a chance to see beautifully executed designs and learn about the thought processes behind them. 2.

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October 12, 2023

Client Dedication, Collaborative Design, and Thoughtful Layout: The owners of Shoalwood, tirelessly searched their ideal Austin neighborhood for their forever home. Their dedication paid off when they found the perfect spot. The Shoalwood Residence beautifully showcases the power of collaboration, with architect Sarah McIntyre and the clients working hand in hand. The client’s active involvement and

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October 10, 2023

In today’s episode, Gary, Philip and Troy from Furman + Keil Architects explore a journey of the stunning transformation of a home known as Foothill Terrace.This captivating remodel goes beyond just the interior, as it beautifully integrates the outdoor spaces to create a cohesive and inviting environment. Join us as we delve into the design

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Welcome to Descendant House, a home designed to accommodate multiple generations and foster harmonious coexistence within a single structure.  The Descendant House encompasses three distinct family units, for grandparents, parents, and children. The design ensures that while each unit enjoys their individual space, they remain interconnected through shared cooking and gathering areas that serve as the

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October 8, 2023

 Nicole Blair’s “The Perch” showcases innovative design solutions, addressing the clients’ need for extra space without sacrificing their beloved backyard. Elevated above the bungalow, it harmoniously blends with a corrugated oxidized steel cladding, matching the existing fence. Within limited square footage, Blair crafted functional and intimate spaces. A cleverly designed hallway nook opens up the

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September 28, 2023

In today’s episode featuring the Hood House by Murray Legge Architecture with Architect Murray Legge and Lincoln Davidson, we’re exploring a fascinating topic that touches on the European approach to historic preservation and its contrast with the American perspective. This podcast will take us on a captivating journey through a project that embraces the past and

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September 26, 2023

Join us on the newest episode on TALKdesign featuring an AIA Austin Home of 2023, Ledgeway Modern. Architect Kyle McCollum joins me to chat about this amazing home design. Plus photographer Casey Woods highlights certain details she loved throughout the home when capturing design elements… Connect with Kyle: Event Page + Ticket Link:

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September 19, 2023

Greg Esparza and Frank Farkash, architects with Moontower and the creators of Cross Cabin (featured within the AIA tour). Join us as we dive into Cross Cabin… discussing how it embodies sustainability through plant-based materials, sourced responsibly from farms and forests. It promotes well-being with biophilic design, reducing stress and enhancing cognitive responses. This scalable project

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