sunny modern space. Frosted glass throughout the house provides natural light and privacy during the day and, filters the glow from the adjacent Moontower at night.
Completed March 2011 - view construction progress photos
General Contractor - JGB Custom Homes
Kitchen Consultant - Hello Kitchen
This house in Austin’s Bouldin neighborhood is an exercise in efficiency and invention. The site’s three heritage trees drove the design, whose interplay of Hardiplank, wood, metal, and glass is enhanced by thoughtful details and clever spatial solutions. A cypress wood front porch reflects up the easy-going
of the house in which the sliding door inspiration for a screen.
of the house, it is modern — but somewhat transitional," Sampley says. "It's a classic form, but all of the detailing is a reinterpretation of the classic details." At right, behind the tree, you can see the outbuilding that contains the flex room and a full bath.