The residence is composed of three rectilinear masses varying in size and tone; each clad in a distinct corrugated metal siding with a subtle change of finish. From the street the residence appears to rest on an island which is accessed only by a bridge.
Russell Buchanan began practicing architecture in 1983 after attending Texas A & M University. He interned at HKS Architects in Dallas from 1983 until 1985. From 1985 to 1986 he attended the History and Theory Programme at The Architectural Association in London. He returned to the United States in 1986 to complete his architectural internship at HKS.
In 1988, Russell joined Cunningham Architects as a Project Architect. He contributed to a number of award winning projects while at Cunningham Architects, most notably the Addison Conference Center and Theater, and Cistercian Chapel.
In 1992 he founded Russell Buchanan:Architect which became Buchanan Architecture in 2003. His work to date represents a wide range of project types including single family and multi-family residential, hospitality, commercial, municipal, historic preservation, and exhibition projects. His firm continues to maintain a high caliber of excellence; winning numerous design awards at the local, state and national level. Notable award winning projects include Envelope, Elements, and Oak Court, which received the National Trust for Historic Preservation Award in 2008.
LOCATION: Dallas, Texas
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Linder house is a 3,700 square foot single-family residence located in a well-established East Dallas neighborhood. Informed by the owner’s fondness for reclaimed materials, and inspired by the vernacular architecture of the historic Texas Blackland Prairie homestead