Forming the centerpiece of a master plan by the architects that includes a guest house, pedestrian bridge, and a small boathouse, Residence 1446 acts as a hub for the entire complex. Situated in a low-lying field adjacent to both a lake and a quiet lagoon, the home’s location was selected to preserve the existing trees and to frame large views of the site.
The Lake View Residence is the fusion of the client’s program requirements for an open, intimately scaled residence and their desire to evoke memories of yearly retreats to the tropics.
Tree Residence is a single-family house designed by Austin-based Miro Rivera Architects. Early sketches of this private residence explore the play between the steep, sloping site on which it lies and two curving rooflines—one concave and one convex. At the street front, the concave roof forms a low, unassuming façade that respects the scale of the […]
Tom Hurt Architecture Studio has renovated and extended in 2016 the Westrock House, a 1950’s farm house in Austin, Texas. The new six-level addition overlooks the Barton Creek Greenbelt. From the architect: We were asked to add a tower of spaces to a 1950’s ranch house – very specific living, work, and play spaces that […]
Bonham Terrace House is a beautiful, contemporary treehouse recently designed by Thomas Tornbjerg AIA in collaboration with Laura Britt Design. Architect Thomas Tornbjerg somehow engineered four different condominium homes on a deeply sloped lot, a feat that lends much to their uniqueness. Located in Travis Heights, the Bonham Terrace House has the oaks and other native […]
Briarcrest Remodel is a renovation project completed by Stuart Sampley Architect, a full-service residential architectural practice based in Austin, Texas. With an unattractive exterior and a closed-off interior with terrible flow from room to room, this house was in dire need of a remodel. But the biggest design challenge was operating within a very tight […]