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Round Top Show Guide Spring 2022

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LISTEN UP: SPEAKER SERIES AT THE HALLES Monday, March 28, 5 – 7 pm: Cocktails, talk, and books signing with Brooke and Steve Giannetti GIANNETTI HOMES — A PASSION FOR PATINA S teve Giannetti's architectural design marries modern with classical, as exemplified in the couple's lush Patina Farm in Ojai, California; he and his interior- designer wife, Brooke Giannetti, own the architecture, interior, and landscape design firm Giannetti Homes. Their new book, Patina Homes (Gibbs-Smith 2021), celebrates 12 projects, from a historic East Coast farmhouse to a modern desert glass box. Followers on their social media come for the good design but stay for Brooke's poetic musings on farm creatures and farm life. Anne Lee Phillips A mini Texas Design Week Round Top showcases three divine architects, each doing stunning countryside work. Meet them during the Spring Round Top Antiques + Design Show at The Halles. Thursday, March 24, 5 – 7 pm: Cocktails, talk, and book signing with Bill Curtis, co-hosted by ICAA — Institute of Classical Architecture & Art BUILDING A LEGACY: CLASSICAL ARCHITECTURE OF CURTIS & WINDHAM T he 30-year-old firm Curtis & Windham Architects — recipient of the ICAA Arthur Ross Lifetime Achievement Award, two consecutive Palladio Awards and 23 John Staub Awards — is known for executing timeless design principles in the classical tradition, with extreme attention paid to appropriateness, scale, and surroundings. The stunning book A Vision of Place: The Work of Curtis & Windham Architects (Texas A&M Press) details projects ranging in scope from Table Rock Ranch in Colorado to Longwood Farms, near Chappell Hill with gardens and grounds rooted in both the South Central Texas landscape, as well as in the clients' affection for English country houses. Anne Lee Phillips JOSH HUSKIN and partnering with the best local craftsmen, the firm creates buildings that are environmentally responsible and authentic, artful, and crafted. The 16 homes detailed in their new book Lake | Flato Houses — Respecting the Land (Rizzoli 2021) include a dramatic, cantilevered lakeside retreat in Marble Falls; the shed-roofed Aegean Pool House in Mineola; the horizon-hugging Prow in Fort Davis, West Texas; and Marfa Ranch, built of rammed earth. Catherine D. Anspon Friday, March 25, 5 – 7 pm: Cocktails, talk, and book signing with Ted Flato. OF LAND AND ARCHITECTURE — LAKE | FLATO L ake | Flato embodies a vision of architecture that remains more intensely relevant than when it opened its then- unorthodox practice four decades ago. Considered one of the most innovative architecture firms working today, the founders' mantra is that "first and foremost, architecture should be rooted in its particular place, responding in a meaningful way to the natural or built environment." Using local materials River Oaks house and garden pavilion, designed by Curtis & Windham Farm kitchen designed by Giannetti Homes Horizon House, Las Vegas, with rammed-earth walls , designed by Lake | Flato Ted Flato, Lake | Flato HESTER + HARDAWAY Bill Curtis, Curtis & Windham Architects Brooke and Steve Giannetti at Patina Farm, Ojai 110

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