More stories about TEXAS

  • Case Study: Green, Modern Farmhouse in Alabama

    Generations-old siting techniques and state-of-the-art energy modeling combine for a modern twist on the rural farmhouse.

  • The Multitaskers

    Architecture is more than just the design of buildings. Meet four professionals bringing design thinking to the masses.

  • 2010 Evergreen Awards: Lone Star

    In the nation's oil capital, one house—ECO-STRUCTURE's 2010 Greenhouse winner—proudly declares its independence from fossil fuels.

  • On the Front Lines: Ray Tonjes, Ray Tonjes Builder Inc.

    The Texas builder, a fixture in Austin’s green building scene since its early years, reflects on the industry’s evolution and the importance of building science.

  • September Legislative Update

    A roundup of local, state, and federal legislation and government news affecting green home building.

  • Dallas Apartment Builders Going Green

    Aug. 27--The new Belmont Apartments in East Dallas have a fitness center, a swimming pool and skyline views.

  • Study: Clean Energy Would Mean Big Boost for West Texas Economy

    Aug. 24--An economic study released Monday indicated a clean energy economy would create an increase of more than 22,000 jobs and $280 million annually in local and state tax revenue in the next decade.

  • Merit Award: Labron Residence, Dallas

    A modern take on a treehouse, this home's second-level great room, window walls, and balconies keep residents connected to lush outdoor space.

  • Merit Award: Jewell Street, Austin, Texas

    A gentle facelift of the existing home combines with a modern, edgy rear addition.

  • The Hanley Award 2010 Nominees