Homes demonstrate design excellence is not limited by size or dollars
HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2012 — (PRNewswire) — The weekend of October 27-28, 2012, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Houston will hold its 2012 Annual Home Tour featuring eight area homes selected by a jury of industry experts to represent the finest in residential architecture. The two-day, self-guided tour is open to the public and offers attendees a rare opportunity to walk through and view an impressive assortment of privately-owned residences designed by accomplished Houston architects.
"Whether you're contemplating a dream home or just appreciate inspired design, there's something here for everyone," says AIA Tour Chair Shawn Gottschalk.
Featured homes (with approximate square footages) and their architects include:
- 27 Mott Lane, Houston 77024 - 15,000 square feet
- 8730 Memorial, Houston 77024 - 5,700 square feet
- 4917 Laurel, Bellaire 77401 - 4,400 square feet
- 4807 Bellview, Bellaire 77401 - 3,000 square feet
- 2716 Robinhood, Houston 77005 - 3,000 square feet
- 2004 Southgate, Houston 77030 - 2,970 square feet
- 2412 Helena, Houston 77006 - 3,490 square feet
- 821 Columbia, Houston 77007 - 3,650 square feet
See a map of all featured houses.
Full-tour tickets good for both days are $25 per person. Single-house tickets are $10 per person. This year, the cyclist-friendly tour offers full-tour tickets for $20 per bike rider. Tickets may be purchased online or at any tour home during the event.
AIA Houston wishes to recognize and thank the following tour sponsors for their extraordinary generosity: La Nova Tile, Ligne Roset, RAM Windows, Bentwood of Houston, Kuhl-Linscomb, Poggenpohl, The Detering Company and Thorntree Slate & Marble, and media sponsors CultureMap Houston, Houston House & Home, Houston magazine, Modern Luxury Interiors Texas and Yelp.
The American Institute of Architects Houston is the professional organization for more than 1,800 architects and other design professionals in the greater Houston area. Its mission includes service to members and to the public. For more information, visit www.aiahouston.org. Follow on Facebook and Twitter @AIAHoustonArCH
SOURCE AIA Houston