2018 Austin Modern Home Tour Special Events

For 10 years, the Austin Modern Home Tour has brought lovers of modern architecture and design together with the crative minds behind Austin’s modern movement. Now, in the week following the 10th Anniversary Tour, we invite you to a week of events designed to educate, experience and explore in depth with some of Austin’s leading professionals in the modern space!

Discovering the Net Zero House

by Barley Pfeiffer Architecture

8:30 AM, February 24th.
Get an early start to the 10th Anniversary Austin Modern Home Tour!  

Share coffee with Alan Barley and Peter Pfeiffer at 8:30 am, then follow along at 9am as they guide your VIP group on in-depth discussion about how to merge the Modern aesthetic with “high performance” Green architecture.  They will explain the unique Barley|Pfeiffer Architecture climate-sensitive approach to Modern design that yields excellent natural daylighting, healthier homes and more comfortable living environments. This unique approach also yields “grid- independent” energy and water efficiency, easier home maintenance and lower operational costs. You won’t want to miss it!

Date: Tour Day – Saturday, February 24th, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM
Price: $40
Location: Address Provided with Ticket
Availability: Limited to 20 Participants

Austin's Modern Past, Present and Future

A discussion with Dick Clark + Associates

2:00 PM, Sunday, February 25th.
We invite you to this fascinating discussion panel on Austin modernism as seen though the eyes of legendary Austin architecture firm Dick Clark + Associates. Principal Mark Vornberg, Kim Power and Kris White will speak, and Jon Luce will moderate.

BONUS: See an extra home not on the 2018 Austin Modern Home Tour. You won’t believe the amazing city skyline views from “Bud’s Place!” This modern masterpiece by Dick Clark + Associates will be the setting for this fascinating 2018 10th Anniversary Modern Home Tour event!

Date: Sunday, Feb 25th
Time: 2 PM
Price: $40
Location: Address Provided with Ticket

Availability: Limited to 25 Participants

The Smart Home - An Educational Event and Nest Giveaway

Presented by Treehouse

A smart home is a thoughtful home that is safer, more comfortable and more secure. Managed through voice commands or your phone, connected devices such as a “learning” thermostat, an intelligent security system, and smoke alarms that speak, help you keep what’s important safe. Learn how smart devices can help you in your home and how you can make your home smarter today!  Attendees will have the chance to win a NEST thermostat!

Date: Thursday, 3/1
Time: 6PM
Price: FREE (registration required)
Location: Treehouse
Availability: Limited to 75 Participants

If These Walls Could Talk!

with Newcastle Homes, un.box studio, and friends

There are many steps in a residential project, from land acquisition, architectural design and construction to closing, decorating, and maintenance, but do you know enough about the actual construction phase? Are you prepared to effectively interface with and manage your builder, architect, and all the other associated contractors and professionals  while your actual home is being constructed piece by piece? While every phase is obviously important, the construction phase is the most important part of a successful project  and there are surprisingly few resources out there for getting you educated as a client so you can have the most successful project possible, maximum value, and (perhaps most importantly and hard to attain) peace of mind.

Date: Saturday, March 3rd
Time: 10AM
Price: $40
Location: Address Provided with Ticket
Availability: Limited to 25 Participants