Aamodt / Plumb was commissioned to design a home for a young family on a beautiful site on Lake Austin with only one catch: an incredibly compressed 12-month schedule. “12 months is extremely fast!” notes Aamodt.
The subtle exterior of this newly-built modern home complements the established neighborhood, while the interior explores volume and texture by way of a three-story dining room, exposed structural features and natural materials.
An active family with two kids and a full house needed a versatile solution that could do something for everyone. Concrete Casita by Ravel Architecture is a playhouse, perfect for sleepovers. A media room for kids by day and parents by night.
The Austin Mid-Century Ranch is a creative collaboration between renowned Austin design firm Mark Ashby Design and Rick +Cindy Black Architects. Built in 1955, characterized by its low-slung roof, brick exterior and pitched ceilings, the house had not been renovated or maintained in its sixty years.
This hilltop contemporary farmhouse showcases the transitional blending of modern and traditional elements. With multiple outdoor living spaces, the home was designed to take advantage of 270 degrees of sweeping views of Lake Travis and the surrounding hill country.
The basis of the Hewn House design starts with a cabin’s simple form and materiality: a gable roof, a wood-clad body, a prominent fireplace that acts as the hearth, and integrated indoor-outdoor spaces.