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Just outside of San Antonio on a 600-acre ranch in Nixon, a pure and simple white stucco house stands timelessly on its prairie-esque landscape. Although one of the first projects designed by Michael Imber, principal of Michael G. Imber Architects, it’s timelessness and simplicity is still garnering notoriety 20 years later.
Tucked comfortably into a quiet street in San Antonio’s Terrell Hills neighborhood, architect Candid Rogers designed a 5,500-square-foot home for a young and
active family, creating a casual space that reflects their appreciation for outdoor activities and provides continuous views of the outdoor landscape surrounding the home.
Long-time Austin residents are more than familiar with the Seaholm Power Plant. The iconic Art Deco-style building on the shores of Lady Bird Lake was commissioned in 1948 to meet the city’s growing demand for electric power.
First time homeowners in the trendy North Loop neighborhood of Austin soon faced another daunting first — working with a professional to turn their midcentury house into a home. Austin interior designer Maureen Stevens stepped in to help make the whole experience a comfy, creative collaboration they’re still talking about.
Our world is becoming smarter every day as our smartphones’ capabilities evolve, making them
an integral part of our daily lives. So, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that they can also help us brighten our homes — literally — by controlling our window blinds.
A few short years ago, the single worst wildfire in Texas history ripped through Bastrop County, burning tens of thousands of acres of Loblolly Pine Forest and destroying hundreds of homes. Cabin in the Sky, and the young pine trees surrounding it, is proof that beautiful things do indeed rise up from ashes.
If you didn’t think it was possible to create a peaceful retreat on a pint-sized lot in the heart of a bustling city, then you’ve never been inside the modern, sunlight-filled home tucked beneath the trees in Austin’s historic Bouldin Creek neighborhood.
Sweet, tart or somewhere in between, lemonade is the official liquid harbinger of summer. Plain, fruit flavored, garnished, served up kid-friendly or as the citrusy basis for an adult beverage, a frosty swig of lemony lusciousness on a hot day is pure heaven — and just maybe the happiest drink on earth.
Abundant and beloved the world over, berries are a diverse group of fruits encompassing different botanical families. But, what exactly makes a fruit a berry?