this home is anticipated to achieve LEED platinum status. Rainwater is harvested from the roof and used for the irrigation of the low water use lawn and plantings. Permeable paving in the front and rear allows water to percolate back into the site. The steep site is terraced with an outdoor lounge off
off the home, a lawn area and a large deck with firepit for evening gatherings. Materials are sustainably sourced and impeccably detailed.
interior and exterior materials transition smoothly inside and out, while the pool sits snug against the house to create drama and flow to the exterior rooms of the rear court. Existing trees, thick masonry walls, and deep roof overhangs buffer the sun, while sustainable selections and concepts including rainwater
green home responds to the unique challenges and opportunities offered by an infill lot environment and the broader context of the neighborhood and Austin. The program goals required utilizing sustainable design elements while emphasizing casual entertaining and the indoor /outdoor lifestyle of the Owner
endly home within a cost-conscious budget.
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