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McGowen Container House

It was always a long time dream of Will Breaux to design and build his own home. For many of those years that dream consisted of using shipping containers in the construction, a new idea at that time. Now that Will’s McGowen street home is nearly complete, containers are becoming a more common material. But [...]

The House of Luminosity

Come visit the Montrose home and studio of Houston based (and internationally known) glass artist Kim Clark Renteria. Kim likes to use the science of light in her stained glass pieces in order to transform a given space into someplace almost metaphysical. “I think light connects us to the outside world and nature". As you [...]

The Hippolotofus Home

Can you say that three times fast? We dare you, but beware! Everytime you say it a hippo will appear! Welcome to the home of Sue. Sue’s amazing collection of hippo objects and hippo memorabilia has been collected over the last 45 years. Sue is also a member of the Hippolotofus Society. That’s a worldwide [...]

The KGA Compound

Kelly Gale Amen has been an influential and eccentric designer and participant in the Houston arts & design community since 1974. His work has been described as shocking and deliciously enchanting. We can’t think of a better way to describe his downtown urban loft at the stylish and art-friendly Dakota Lofts! Kelly’s compound is overflowing [...]

Secret Garden Home

Selia Qynn’s weird home includes an amazing backyard habitat certified by the National Wildlife Federation.  Located on three quarters of an acre in the Spring Branch neighborhood, her garden offers a treasure-trove of nooks and secrets waiting to be discovered around every corner. The main features include a Cobblestone Island, a statuary fountain, two waterfalls [...]