Gallery: Houston Row Houses Are an Exercise in Daylighting & Simple, Su...

Inspired by the traditional American row house, this collection of gleaming white gable roof homes is part of the new wave of sustainable design in Houston. Designed and built by Matthew and Tina Ford through their company Shade House Development, the Row on 25th is currently a series of five houses, but it will soon be expanded to nine. A simple and clean layout, coupled with economies of scale in building lowered the costs of building down to around $170 per square foot. They also included a number of energy-efficient strategies, like daylighting, to lower AC costs in the hot and humid climate of southeast Texas.

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  1. Angie Ford July 8, 2014 at 5:28 am

    i walked up the property and asked Mr. Ford pricing and he quoted my $5,000 a month. hmmmm…. cute place expected the kitchen to different

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