Real Estate Porn: Austin Edition Part 2

20 Jan

Here’s another beautiful home in Austin, Texas (which I recently visited!). The nice water features are what caught my eye with this one.

From the architects:

The challenge was to develop a sensitive and inventive result out of a pre-existing condition. Through the use of glass, steel, detailing and light the home has been adaptively reinvented. Reflection, translucency, color and geometry conspire to bring natural light deep into the house. A new solarium, pool, and vegetative roof are tuned to interact with the natural context. Exterior materials and refined detailing of the roof structure give the volume clean lines and a bold presence, while abstracting the form of the original dormers and gable roof.

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