Situated at the apex of a natural sphere created by a convex cliff-lined bend in Lake Austin, the house welcomes one from the realm of suburban banality through a focused entry procession and into another world- one of verdant woods, rocky promontories, and meandering waterways.
A Parallel Architecture
A Parallel Architecture is an award-winning design studio located in downtown Austin. Focused on a collaborative process, they work with client, contractor, consultant and craftsman to create meaningful and exquisite buildings. Collaborating since 1997, partners Eric Barth and Ryan Burke established A Parallel Architecture in 2008. Together with their team of dedicated and talented architects and designers they provide their clients with the highest level of project management, service and design, regardless of project type, use or scale.
Conceived of as a beacon-like sanctuary within its gritty industrial neighborhood, this 3000sf space serves as Top Chef and James Beard Award Winner Paul Qui’s flagship restaurant.
Like a butterfly specimen pinned to its mounting, this sinuous lake-front home’s light floating roofs are anchored to its site by heavy rusticated limestone masses, while its horizontal footprint is spread out and sewn through the vertical punctuation of mature sycamore, cypress and pecan trees
The Collector’s House is a contemporary residence designed by Austin-based A Parallel Architecture Studio. The house is located in Sunset Valley and has an area of 3500sf (325sqm). Photography Topher Ayrhart Thank you for reading this article!
A Parallel Architecture has modernized and renovated Three-Courts House, a mid-century residence located in Austin, Texas. The interior design was conceived by designer Allison Burke. Project description: Quietly overlooking Lake Austin on a large hillside lot, this 4800sf home is woven through a series of existing brick walls and foundations to create an entirely new […]
Located on a hill in the southern city of Austin, Barton Hills Residence occupies one of the highest points at the edge of town, offering beautiful panoramic views of the city and nearby mountains. The house occupies an area of 2800sf and due to the sloping ground; the building is partially embedded in the ground. […]