With a state whose motto is “everything’s bigger…” you might imagine that there’s a lot going on in terms of modern architecture and the like. You’d be right. In case you live in Texas, plan on visiting Texas soon–or are even one of the lovely folks thinking of moving our way–we’ve got a couple of Texas-sized tours you might be interested in. Full of great designs–you’ll want to check out the photos even if you can’t make it to Texas for them.
Outdoor Living Tour — Austin, May 21st
“Highlighting 9 stunning residential outdoor spaces, the Outdoor Living Tour expands WAY past a typical “garden” tour. These unique outdoor living environments showcase exceptional landscape design and architecture, including spectacular pools, water features, decks, patios, fireplaces and gardens. Each outdoor living space that is featured on the tour will contain industry experts that can speak to the concept, design and execution of each property.” (You can see property photos here.)
Modern Home Tour — Houston, June 11th
“Modern Home Tours, LLC was founded in 2011 with the intent to bring stunning Modern and Mid-Century Modern architecture to the general public.The featured residential properties will give the attendee the chance to appreciate the simplicity and clean lines associated with modern architecture. Houston’s burgeoning modern community is perfect for showing the elevation of this artform.” (You can see previews of the homes here.)