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Bowman Residence Living

The driving impetus for this Tarrytown residence was centered around creating a green and sustainable home. The owner-Architect collaboration was unique for this project in that the client was also the builder with a keen desire to incorporate LEED-centric principles to the design process. The original home on the lot was deconstructed piece by piece, with 95% of the materials either reused or reclaimed. The home is designed around the existing trees with the challenge of expanding the views, yet creating privacy from the street. The plan pivots around a central open living core that opens to the more private south corner of the lot. The glazing is maximized but restrained to control heat gain. The residence incorporates numerous features like a 5,000-gallon rainwater collection system, shading features, energy-efficient systems, spray-foam insulation and a material palette that helped the project achieve a five-star rating with the Austin Energy Green Building program.

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January 8, 2014
Kendrick Mitchell wrote:
Where did the windows and doors come from?
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The windows are Marvin with wood screens.
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August 3, 2013
Chickering Place wrote:
What is the tile used around the fireplace and tv? color and mfg?
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It is Texas Shellstone from a local quarry.
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Really wonderful, clean look!
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March 2, 2013
coope08 wrote:
Who makes the sliding doors?
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January 5, 2013
amackjr wrote:
What is the floor material?
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Oh. Would you email it to me too. I'll send you a mesage. THX!
    Bookmark   July 8, 2013 at 11:37AM
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yes please. Also can you refer me to the concrete contractor so I may ask questions on options to stain or paint the concrete floor I have . Thank you again.
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October 17, 2012
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3,711 total heated square feet.
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June 18, 2012
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Napoleon 5 ribbon
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Be sure contact LJ Interiors for specific interiors questions!
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October 3, 2014
obenfine wrote:
How wide is the door opening? - Thinking of something similar

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