AIA Dallas Tour of Homes 2010

Bob Borson —  October 14, 2010 — 4 Comments

The time is almost here for the 4th annual AIA Dallas Tour of Homes. I was the Committee Chair for this event last year and had a great time working with the different architects, homeowners, and the local AIA Chapter office. Despite the terrible economy, we had a record turnout last year and I expect that this year’s tour will be able to successfully build upon that momentum and put on a really well organized home tour with outstanding projects for people to tour.

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Hosted by the Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Dallas), the fourth annual Tour of Homes is a self-guided tour that will showcase the finest residential architecture in the Dallas/Fort Worth area designed by Texas Architects. The homes on last years tour showcased the cutting edge of modern residential design and this year’s tour promises to showcase the wealth of talent possessed by our area’s best architects.

The event takes place over the weekend of Saturday, November 6th and Sunday, November 7th between the hours of 10am – 5pm.

There will be a Premiere Party on Thursday, November 4th from 6pm – 8pm.

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THe homes featured on this years tour include:

3156 Brookhollow Drive by Patrick Alexander Architects (picture to be added upon receipt)

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5707 Del Roy Drive by Susan Appleton

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25 Vanguard Way by Shipley Architects

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33 Vanguard Way by Jim Wiley FAIA w/ DSGN Assoc. & Bob Meckfessel

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8205 Forest Hills Blvd. by Nick Glazbrook w/Josey & Marty Collins

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4414 & 4418 Rusk Ave. by bloc-Design Syndicate w/ Joshua Nimmo AIA, Stephanie Saunders, and Alan Kagan

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1550 Stemmons Ave. by Shipley Architects

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2235 Kessler Woods Court by Hammers + Partners : Architecture

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Tickets to the Tour are $25 per person but individual homes may be visited for $10 each on the day of the tour. Click here and select “Register for Event Now” to purchase tickets online** from the AIA Dallas Chapter office.

**Please note that online ticket receipts must be presented at in order to gain entry to the homes. Tickets may also be purchased (CASH ONLY) at the homes the weekend of the Tour. Please call 214.742.3242 for additional information.

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  • jsck

    yup

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  • http://twitter.com/ExtremelyAvg Brian Meeks

    Those are some lovely homes and very nice designs. It seems that all the architects missed an opportunity to use shipping containers though. :-)

    What is the woman doing in the 1st (or 2nd when the other arrives)? Is that the home of one of the famed lingere gymnasts, which Texas is known for?

    • Brokenkeys

      It’s Pilates, currently the “it” workout here in south Florida. However I hope lingerie gymnastics spreads here.

      The pictured homes on the other hand do indeed make me jealous. Perhaps I can convince the family to move…