Old Lake Highlands Home Made of Shipping Containers Featured in ArchDaily

Photo: Wade Griffith

Photo: Wade Griffith

I think I’ve heard just about everything there is to hear about PV14, the modern home constructed of 14 shipping containers located on Peavy Road in Old Lake Highlands. The home, which has outstanding panoramic views of White Rock Lake and downtown Dallas, including Boy Scout Hill, has been praised and has raised several eyebrows as neighbors watched the home go vertical.

It’s been called both trendy and tremendous, but while there was some negative feedback from some of the homeowners, many of whom felt the structure was too tall for a neighborhood full of single-story 1950s traditionals, after the AIA Dallas Tour of Homes the collective gasp of excitement over the home was well heard.



You guys! Did you know that some of the most amazing homes designed by some of the hottest modern architects will be open for your viewing pleasure on May 11? Now you do!

We have a pair of tickets to give away today only to the May 11 Spring Modern Home Tour presented by Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s and benefiting the Dallas Architecture Forum. The tour is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and features some of the most beautiful modern properties.


The homes on this tour are absolute modern eye candy. Two of the houses on the tour were designed by W2 Studio, which also collaborated on a third with Spun Creative. The fourth home was designed  by David Benners Architecture.

I’m sure you’re wondering how you can win tickets to mosey through these amazing properties. All you have to do is leave a comment right here by 5 p.m.! We’ll announce the winner tomorrow.


For even more modern fun, don’t forget the Dallas Modern Expo next weekend. Tickets are still available!

Don’t forget to enter to win a pair of tickets to this weekend’s Swiss Avenue Mother’s Day Home Tour, too, by commenting on this post!