The River home is comprised of two generic rectangular forms rotated to weave around existing trees while maintaining river views. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors and exterior glazing over hardie panel serve as the connecting elements, wrapping the living space with transparency at the interior while reflecting nature at the exterior.
Low Design Office
Low Design Office is an architecture studio that focuses on something simple: More with less. We believe that spaces shape well-being, that humans and ecologies perform best at low stress levels, and that optimizing efficiency with harmony can maximize the power of built environment. As an integrated design practice, our process bridges design and construction: We help clients define their goals and project scope, plan strategically, build effectively and live healthfully. We collaborate to craft high-impact buildings, landscapes and cities, with low carbon footprint and environmental impact, that bring life into balance for people and place.
LOCATION: Austin, Texas
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The Beauregard House is a transitional building, designed around ideas of salvage / revitalize / reinterpret. The transitional nature of the design allows it to serve its multiple functions of home, office, and vacation rental.