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Barbara Kuntz

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Barbara Kuntz is CultureMap photo editor and also writes the Quick Fix home design segment and other lifestyle and entertainment features.

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Hometown Glory

Owls rule: Rice University receives most admired honors in important new national rankings

By Barbara Kuntz

Rice University's School of Architecture is getting a lot of love these days. The undergraduate program is the recipient of the most-admired architecture department honors in the nation in ...


Real Estate Rumblings

High and cultured? New Montrose area apartment tower promises a luxury hotel environment

By Barbara Kuntz

The Carter, a 20-story, 305-unit multifamily project in the Museum District, is the latest venture to join Houston's tower-building frenzy. Dallas-based StreetLights Residential recently broke ground at the site ...


Ultimate Baseball Penthouse

The ultimate baseball penthouse? New $105 million tower promises views of Minute Maid's home plate

By Barbara Kuntz

A new $105 million 28-story luxury apartment tower promising views of home plate will soon break ground just one block from Minute Maid Park. Located at 1423 Texas Ave., the ...


Houston's History Mansion

Stately history: $4.15 million Houston mansion flaunts its very prestigious address and English style

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap snoops through ...


Carousel Gets Facelift

Spruced-up Houston Zoo Wildlife Carousel shows off its new look — armadillos included

By Barbara Kuntz

'Round and 'round she goes again as the Houston Zoo Wildlfe Carousel shows off a major facelift with an official grand re-opening and free rides for the young and the ...


Quilt Festival

Stitched in beauty: International Quilt Festival winners are cool works of art — some even delightfully nippy

By Barbara Kuntz

The winners of the 2014 International Quilt Festival offer amazing woven, stitched and sewn works — as well as some cool scenes, even delightfully nippy.


Architectural Gem

$1.7 million mid-century modern gem by noted architect combines indoor and outdoor living

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap snoops through ...


Fall Design Market

How to achieve luxurious Simplicity: Interior designer offers five great decorating tips

By Barbara Kuntz

Achieving luxurious simplicity presents itself as a very complex task, but it should be a lot of fun. That's the guiding philosophy adopted by noted interior designer Nancy Braithwaite ...


The CultureMap Interview

Iconic furniture design duo looks back on 25 years of changing America's living rooms

By Barbara Kuntz

Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams faced a monumental decision almost 30 years ago: Would their joint venture be a Christmas tree farm? Perhaps a vineyard? Maybe even a furniture design ...


Look Inside

Stunning modern Houston homes shown off in new tour: Renovations, revamps and even a bridge house

By Barbara Kuntz

Step inside seven of Houston's finest examples of modern and contemporary residential architecture during the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Houston's two-day, self-driven 2014 Home Tour.    


New Restaurant's Noise Trouble

New Houston restaurant tackles its "rock concert" level noise problem in a most artistic way

By Barbara Kuntz

Leave it to The Menil Collection to address a problem in a most creative — and artistic — fashion. Since Bistro Menil opened Oct. 1, diners and food critics alike stopping by ...


Houston's Sexy Movie Townhouse

Houston's sexy movie townhouse: This $1.9 million abode looks like it's lifted from the silver screen

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap snoops through ...


Houston's Best Hotel Suite

Houston's most over the top hotel suite? New penthouses bring luxe furnishings and a pillow menu

By Barbara Kuntz

If you just adore a penthouse view, check out Hotel Derek's newly redesigned Penthouse Suites decorated with furnishings from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams. The cost: $2,200 a night ...


CultureMap B'Day Revelers

CultureMap birthday revelers prove they really know how to party — and strike a pose

By Barbara Kuntz

CultureMap's fifth birthday bash was an evening to remember. And a lot of party guests took home memories after a visit to the Smilebooth. See some of our favorite ...


On the Market

Fallen University of Texas star puts his Royal Oaks mansion on sale at a reduced price

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap snoops through ...


Media Rumblings

All-news radio station suddenly shutters, replaced by All Beyoncé format: Media all-stars fired in bloodletting

By Barbara Kuntz

News 92, Houston's first all-news FM radio station, shocked its listeners and employees today, suddenly firing all 47 staff members and immediately debuting a new temporary format: All-Beyoncé Channel ...


Insider Tips

Texas' most unlikely tourist destination? Waco — yes, Waco — quietly pushes to become a major getaway lure

By Barbara Kuntz

Waco is a wonderful place to grow up. Baylor University offers educational and athletic events, the symphony and local community theaters present concerts and plays and Lake Waco provides a ...


Rare Cheap Houston Home

A darling home for $175,000 in Houston? Believe it or not, it's still possible in this crazy real estate time

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap snoops through ...


Best Pixs Of The Day

Cute, hilarious and stunning photos: A look back at Houston's best Pixs of the Day

By Barbara Kuntz

CultureMap has consistently illustrated its articles these past five years with outstanding images from freelancers, contributors, staff and a team of incredibly talented photographers. "Best photos" would be a very ...


Montrose's $1.7 Million Zen House

Montrose's Zen house: This $1.7 million escape comes with its own spa and rooftop garden

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap snoops through ...


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