Although not everyone is using VR, even those who haven’t adopted the technology quite yet find it to be incredibly useful. Laura Davis at hpd architecture + interiors says that, “As an architect, I have the challenge of communicating my vision for a place that doesn’t exist.
Are Solar Mandates Worth the Tradeoffs?
May 15, 2018
“Just like any material or system that is selected on the basis of future cost savings you have to weigh the return on investment,” Hall said. “Solar panels deliver immediate savings to your electric bill.
“I’m just terrified we’re going to start losing parts of the house because they’re not sealed off from water,” says architect Holly Hall, the grounds chair for the Dallas Woman’s Forum, the volunteer organization that has been headquartered at the mansion since 1930.
Dallas Morning News
Holly Hall, architect and interior designer at hpd architecture + interiors in Dallas, TX, believes this to be a move in the right direction, saying, “It will create many benefits for the environment, for home owners, and for the solar industry.”
10 Under Ten Competition Winners
And the winners are...
2015 10 Under Ten Portfolio Submission
This competition is an opportunity to showcase the built and unbuilt work of young architects to the Dallas Community at large.
Audio Visual News Network
Tannoy and Lab.gruppen Reinforce Audio at Dallas Hall
October 23, 2014
"Holly Hall of HPD Architecture contacted me to ask if I'd do the acoustic design for the project, but the client was essentially the construction manager on the project and was emphatic that there would be no sound system."
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
The 8 Best Podcasts for Architects
October 9, 2014
Grab a drink and unwind with Laura Davis and Larry Paschall, principals of HPD Architecture. This dynamic duo discuss everything from finding a contractor to working abroad. We were especially delighted to find an episode about becoming a mentor!
D Home Magazine
Best Designers of 2014
Laura Davis, AIA, has been honored as one of D Home Magazine’s Best Designers for 2014. Davis was selected through the magazine’s poll of 250 prominent showrooms in the Dallas area. The March-April issue of D Home Magazine profiles Davis along with the other award-winning designers.
Laura Davis, Vice President and Director of Marketing for HPD Architecture LLC in Dallas, says ThermaSteel is the product her company will be specifying for projects in 2014.
Dallas Business Journal
When I was an intern working at the architecture office where my mentor Holly Hall worked, she came to me and Larry Paschalland told us she was stepping out on her own.
Great Spaces 2013: Green with envy
Dallas Business Journal
Laura Davis: 40 Under 40 Award Honoree
August 24, 2012
Laura Davis, AIA, IFDA and principal with HPD Architecture LLC was honored by the Dallas Business Journal with the noted 40 Under Forty award for 2012. Davis was recognized along with the other recipients during a reception and award ceremony at the Granada Theater in Dallas. The award winners are featured in a special section in the August 24th issue of the Dallas Business Journal.
Baby Steps to Better Business
As an expert resource, HPD Architecture is mentioned in everything from blogs to books and team members participate in speaking engagement at conferences across the country.
According to Holly Hall, president of Dallas-based HPD architecture, walk-in showers are popular among aging homeowners who are looking to incorporate elements of "universal design"...
"We see need for professional home evaluations for accessibility and risk assessments," she says. "Through home modifications, such as widening doors, adding grab bars, eliminating trip hazards, and creating roll in showers, we can help aging seniors stay safely in their own homes."