Owners of older homes often find themselves caught between the need to renovate to add modern conveniences and the desire to maintain their historic charm. If you own a house built 50-100 years ago, there are likely characteristics you never want to change. At the...
Blog Topics: architectural advice
As a homeowner, do you ever wish you could ask for some expert architectural advice? When it comes to improving an investment as important as your home, you want to get the most value for your money. Guidance from someone who’s “been there, done that” can help you make smart decisions and avoid costly mistakes.
How do you know when you need an architect? Should you buy new or remodel your current home? What are the current design trends and should I include them in my home renovation? The questions surrounding home improvement are numerous.
In these posts, Dallas residential architects Laura and Holly from hpd architecture + interiors, share tips and pointers based on questions that they have been asked by their own clients.
Importance of Architect Certification, Licenses and Registration
What is the importance of architect certification, registration and licenses and how are they achieved and maintained?
Staircase Design + Renovation Ideas
A stunning staircase design can be the architectural centerpiece of a home and a great investment in your property. It is a highly-involved process that requires the input of an experienced architect.
From Texas to Colorado: Local Culture and Climate Influences Home Design
Moving from one state to another, or purchasing a vacation home in a different region of the country, can be exciting. Discovering all that’s “new and different” includes regional characteristics in architecture. People moving from the hot, often humid flatlands of...
How Much Does It Cost to Build a House?
How much does it cost to build a house? Who better to ask than experienced Dallas architects: hpd architecture + interior design
Is Your House Exterior Set in Stone?
It’s exciting to focus on the interior of a new build but you should also be sure about house exterior materials and specifications.
The importance of the construction frame walk through
Why is the frame walk through on a new home build so important? Laura Davis of HPD Architecture explains what to look for.
Window Types and Considerations
When building or renovating a home, considering window types, material, size, shape and function makes a huge difference to the end result.
5 Questions To Ask Before Renovating Short Term Rental Property
Before you set about renovating a property for the short term rental market answer these five questions about the choices you will be making.
Why You Need Architectural Drawings for Home Improvement Projects
Interior design color trends move with the seasons so is it time to ditch the gray? Here are some easy ways to add color to a room.