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Hill Country Residence contemporary-living-room
 

Hill Country Residence

Nestled into sloping topography, the design of this home allows privacy from the street while providing unique vistas throughout the house and to the surrounding hill country and downtown skyline. Layering rooms with each other as well as circulation galleries, insures seclusion while allowing stunning downtown views. The owners' goals of creating a home with a contemporary flow and finish while providing a warm setting for daily life was accomplished through mixing warm natural finishes such as stained wood with gray tones in concrete and local limestone. The home's program also hinged around using both passive and active green features. Sustainable elements include geothermal heating/cooling, rainwater harvesting, spray foam insulation, high efficiency glazing, recessing lower spaces into the hillside on the west side, and roof/overhang design to provide passive solar coverage of walls and windows. The resulting design is a sustainably balanced, visually pleasing home which reflects the lifestyle and needs of the clients.

Photography by Andrew Pogue
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July 3, 2014
pegiann wrote:
What type of wood are you using on the wall.
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Great integration of materials. Nice detail around the window as well. Love not using baseboards.
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pegiann
Perfect! Love it!
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This is concrete flooring.
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kdk8
Was this new construction or could one add concrete flooring to an existing subfloor in an older house?
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April 29, 2013
lwalden365 wrote:
Artwork - Who did the artwork?
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Jessica Darcy
Yes, I would love to know as well! It is beautiful!
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February 22, 2013
ferdv75 wrote:
What's the stone on the walls? Love the color and texture, thxs - .
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Limestone
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deborahseneca
:-)
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August 27, 2012
amackjr wrote:
What is the species of wood in the wall dividers? Amazing look.
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amackjr
what does plain sawn mean? thanks
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Cedric Meunier
Its the way which they cut the tree to make wood. Plain sawn makes itkinda more rustic by showing alot of grain.
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October 15, 2013
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July 7, 2012
hamm11er wrote:
what is the wood used for the horizontal panels, love that!

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Charmean Neithart Interiors, LLC. added this to Warm Up to Wood for an Eye-Catching Wall
Floated. This idea reminds me of a warm, rustic art installation all by itself. Naturally, it's the perfect place for a great piece of art and a great idea for defining spaces in an open floor plan.

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