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Hill Country Residence modern-exterior
 

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 Adam Steiner
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dinobautista wrote:
Ceiling material - Good day, What kind of material did you use for the ceiling? What brand? Thank you
   Comment   April 26, 2014
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chnick
This is not my work, but I've done a similar project with cedar wood with any color stain. But any type of wood is possible as long as you stain it.
April 28, 2014 at 1:34PM   
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avdelia wrote:
Soffit cladding - What is the soffit cladding and how dud you treat it (poly)?
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Material is cedar, it was a two coat clear sealer.
January 26, 2014 at 12:59PM     
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vbahree wrote:
Driveway - What is the colour please? Assume just concrete?
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