Step inside this stylish modern home blending old with new in Texas

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This stylish modern home was designed by Furman + Keil Architects, nestled on the edge of a multi-acre parcel in West Austin, Texas. The dwelling nestles up to a series of descending terraces overlooking a steep embankment and creek. A conscious blending of new and old, the home’s interior weaves natural textures of reclaimed white oak, local […]

Striking Texas house evokes a feeling of living above the treetops

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Specht Architects are responsible for this spectacular modern renovation and expansion project of a 1955 suburban ranch house located in Austin, Texas. Boasting 5,500 square feet of living space, this attractive dwelling encompasses four bedrooms and five bathrooms.  Prior to the renovation, the design of this sprawling single-story residence was very typical for its time and place— fairly […]

Striking lakefront refuge peeks above the forest canopy on Lake Austin

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This contemporary lakefront refuge designed by A Parallel Architecture is nestled at the pinnacle of a cliff-lined bend on Lake Austin, Texas. This 4,600 square foot house welcomes one from suburban living through a focused entry procession and into another world — one of jungle-like woods, rocky outcrops, and meandering waterways. Carefully sited to embrace these sweeping protected […]

Pied-à-terre reimagined into chic and vibrant dream home in Texas

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Mark Ashby Design has transformed a spec house into a custom vibrant dream home with an abundance of personality, located in Austin, Texas. The residence is within walking distance to Austin’s trendy South Congress Avenue, the neighborhood is referred to as Bouldin. The owners of this 2,400 square foot pied-à-terre are University of Texas alums, so […]

Modern treehouse-inspired home provides a sanctuary in Texas

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Lake|Flato Architects designed this treehouse-inspired home nestled on the edge of sloping hill in Rollingwood, a suburb of Austin, Texas. The home was designed to take advantage of the surrounding mature oak trees, the property backs up to a tranquil creek, providing a private sanctuary. The home’s indoor/outdoor living spaces are cantilevered over the sloping hillside, […]

Mid-century modern house gets inspiring transformation in Austin, Texas

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Architects Clayton & Little have beautifully renovated this mid-century modern house sited around a spectacular live oak tree in the heart of Austin, Texas. Originally designed by architect Roland Roessner, a noted University of Texas professor and architect of modern-style homes, this 1950s dwelling is known for its prominently cantilevered concrete balcony perched above a long, […]