Dallas, Texas residential architect Steve Chambers is proud to be able to show potential clients a collection of award-winning custom homes, including many that have been published in national architectural magazines. Steve’s creativity and originality have led to numerous honors and distinctions.

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New Book:

The Karl & Sedsel Questad Farm
© 2017 Stephen B. Chambers Architects, Inc.

Questad Farm is a rare example of 19th century Norwegian Rock House Construction, and the only remaining ranch of its type with multiple structures in Texas. By 1900, their settlement had grown into the largest Norwegian colony west of the Mississippi River.

A signed, first edition, copy is $30 plus tax and shipping.

Historic Texas Ranches. Historic Hill Country Ranches.

Keeping the Past Alive
© 2017 Texas Land by Christine Forrest of Landscapes Magazine

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Historic Texas Ranches. Historic Hill Country Ranches.

History Worth Repeating
© 2017 Lone Star Ag Credit, by Christine Forrest, Landscapes magazine.

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Rest and Retreat
© 2015 360 West


Rendering Texas Range
© 2013 Western Art & Architecture

Southern homes

Keep it in the family
© 2013 Southern Living

stone world

Texas Regional Architecture
© 2013 Stone World

dallas morning news cover

Green Residential Home
© 2011 Dallas Morning News

homes and estates

Stylishly Sustainable
© 2009 People Newspapers

Dallas Interiors Spring 2008

Modern residential architectural design
© 2008 Dallas Interiors

new old house
Texas Architect

Texas Architect 2006
© 2006 Texas Architect


Truly Texas Cottage
© 2003 Southern Living


New-Historical Texas style
© 1998 Southern Living


New-historical Ranch
© 1997 Southern Living



  • Awarded Scholarship (1 of 16 U.S. Architects) by VeronaFiere to study “Design and Sustainability in Stone” in Verona, Italy in September 2010
  • 2010 Hall Home Garden Chosen by Garden Conservancy as One of “7 Best Gardens in Dallas”
  • 2006 Preservation Texas Award for Historic Rehabilitation
  • 2003 Southern Home Awards
  • 1997 Southern Home Awards
  • 1995 McSam Award-Luxury Custom Home of the Year
  • 1989 Street of Dreams Most Livable House
  • 1983 McSam Award
  • AIA Dallas Merit Award
  • Dimensio Award for Design Excellence
  • American Hardboard Association Home of the Year Competition-Honorable Mention

Published Recognition

  • Landscapes, Summer 2017
  • Texas Land, Winter 2017
  • 2009 Homes & Estates, Park Cities People Magazine
  • Dallas Interiors, Spring 2008
  • New Old House Journal, Spring 2008
  • Southern Accents, May-June 2007
  • Texas Architect, September-October 2006
  • Southern Living, Sept. 2003
  • Southern Living, Apr. 2001
  • D Magazine Home, Spring 2001
  • Southern Living, Feb. 1998
  • Southern Living, Sept. 1998
  • Southern Living, Apr. 1998
  • Southern Living, Feb. 1997
  • Builder Magazine, Jan. 1996
  • Better Homes & Gardens Home Plan Ideas, Spring 1996
  • Better Homes & Gardens Do It Yourself, Winter 1995/96
  • Decorating / Remodeling, Nov. 1992
  • Better Homes & Gardens Remodeling Ideas, Spring 1991