Located on a small triangular lot near Bull Creek in Austin, this house addition was required to comply with complex ordinance regulations which drastically constrain the possibility to add area to an 800 square-foot house originally built in the 1950’s.
Charles Davis Smith photography
The home office addition not only complements the existing house and balances the dynamic West Austin lot, but also provides a newly framed portal to the creek and its rich landscape beyond.
The Autohaus is a car collectors’ garage and residence in central Texas. The design features compact living quarters, expressed as a single mass, floating above an open area for flexible gathering and automobile calibration/display.
Architects: Norman D. Ward Architect Project: 22 Billets House Location: Fort Worth, Texas, USA Area: 950 sq. feet Photography: Charles Davis Smith AIA 22 Billets House is a renovation project completed in 2016 by Norman D. Ward Architect. The house is located in Fort Worth, Texas. Renovations were limited to a 28-foot wide slot through the […]
This Austin house was completed recently by Matt Fajkus Architecture. Description by Matt Fajkus Architecture: Austin’s Bouldin Creek neighborhood provides a unique and ever-changing context to the Main Stay House. The challenges were both cultural and site-specific. The Main Stay House exists as a simple and straightforward proposal – an architectural experiment on domesticity – […]