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This sprawling home was designed and built atop a steep hillside, 75 feet above Lake Austin. The homeowners, a young professional couple with three small children, wanted their home to be all about ‘lake life.’ To take advantage of the spectacular lake views and the surrounding heritage oak trees, LaRue Architects designed the structure with large...
Project name
Cliffside House
Architecture firm
LaRue Architects
Location
Lake Austin, Texas, USA
Photography
Casey Dunn
Situated along the banks of Shoal Creek in Downtown Austin, Pease Park is the city’s oldest public park and one of its most loved. In 2014, the City of Austin adopted the Pease Park Vision Plan developed by prime consultant Wallace, Roberts & Todd and Clayton Korte to guide future use and care of the 84-acre park.
Project name
Kingsbury Commons at Pease Park
Architecture firm
Clayton Korte
Location
Austin, Texas, USA
Photography
Casey Dunn, Brittany Dawn, Adam Barbe, Ashley Nava
Set within the rolling terrain of West Lake Hills, Texas, the Live Oak Ridge Residence is designed to take advantage of the surrounding tree-top views. The goal was to create a home that could be both private from the street and open toward the rolling hills.
Project name
Live Oak Ridge Residence
Architecture firm
KOA - Keyes Office of Architecture
Location
West Lake Hills, Texas, United States
Photography
Leonid Furmansky
Our latest luxury speculative residence is perched high over Lake Austin in the Tarrytown neighborhood. We created a courtyard style home using two heavy mass volumes connected by a light glass volume that is surrounded by water features on both sides. These large mass volumes consist of masonry construction with a textured fluted block exterior
Project name
Matthews Residence
Location
Austin, Texas, United States
Tools used
ArchiCAD
This luxury speculative residence overlooks the City of Austin skyline from the edges of the Hill Country. All interior spaces line the exterior courtyard to create a human connectivity with the the natural elements, including several planter gardens, a fire-pit lounge, and a negative edge pool that frames the uninterrupted hillscape and downtown v...
Project name
Scenic View Residence
Location
Austin, Texas, United States
Tools used
ArchiCAD
Located in River Oaks, traditional yet contemporary in style, this home sits on a quiet lot with a stream, surrounded by plenty of foliage.
Project name
West Lane
Architecture firm
Reagan & Andre Architecture Studio
Location
Houston, Texas, United States
Photography
Exterior: Peter Molick, Interior: Julie Soefer
The Lavendale Residence inverts the typical neighborhood typology by placing the “back” porch in the front yard to preserve and highlight existing mature Live Oaks, maximize outdoor living area and leverage the soft, North facing daylight.
Project name
Lavendale Residence
Architecture firm
Smitharc Architecture + Interiors
Location
Dallas, Texas, United States
Photography
Stephen Karlisch Photography
You should consider purchasing a property in Texas – land of the free, home of the brave. Hundreds and thousands of people move to this glorious state every year, lured in by its culture, great weather and affordable housing. People are drawn to Texas for its culture and a wide variety of housing options, which range from quiet small towns to bustl...
Written by
Jane Levis
Photography
Ryann Ford