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Bowman Residence Kitchen contemporary kitchen
 

Bowman Residence Kitchen

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.

Photography by Adam Steiner
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mlk construction wrote:
Love the chair where is it from? - Where can i find the chairs
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Tara
Please give info on barstools.
April 2, 2014 at 5:42pm   
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designideas4me wrote:
floor - why was wood used in the bathroom and concrete in the kitchen? I would think that the concrete would be used in all the wet areas?
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The flooring in the master bath is not wood, it's silver travertine.
January 7, 2013 at 6:18am   
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designideas4me
yes sorry let me ask that again. what I meant was why was travertine or any tile needed in the bathroom since the concrete floor shown in the kitchen could have been extended thru the house or perhaps the bath was on a different floor and I am picturing it to be on the same level as the kitchen. Was this a concrete overlay and if so how do you put in travertine or wood in other rooms and make all the heights match?thx
January 7, 2013 at 9:47pm   
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D wrote:
Lights - Love the pendants Can u tell me who makes them please
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tmm329
Can't find these lights on Design within Reach... Possibly another retailer?
September 9, 2013 at 8:41pm     
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Lorraine LeRoux
did you ever find the lighting co.
November 17, 2013 at 11:07am   
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morinb wrote:
Is the fireplace gas or electric and is it very expensive
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This is a Napoleon 5 ribbon fireplace. I believe it is gas.
October 15, 2012 at 6:33am     
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harpergal wrote:
What are the cabinets made of? Am really interested in the green aspects of this house.
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The cabinets are actually book-matched pecan with clear coat
August 31, 2012 at 6:23am   
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designideas4me
Pecan Vertical Grain Match, Clear Finish, Smooth Slab Doors, Frameless Cabinets
December 31, 2012 at 6:14pm   
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kskf44 wrote:
What is the flooring material? i love it!
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Hi there, love the concrete!, what material is the wall at the fireplace?
August 6, 2013 at 11:37am   
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The fireplace wall is Texas Shellstone.
August 7, 2013 at 6:30am   
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englishtheriot wrote:
Square footage of this entire room - Can you please share with me the square footage of this entire room i.e. family, kitchen and dining? If it is not too much to ask, can you also share with me the dimensions of the kitchen? Big thank you.
   Comment   March 7, 2013
nanalovesdesign wrote:
what is the material behind the TV fireplace? Also, how is it vented so that the TV does not become hot?
   Comment   January 27, 2013
sprinkles wrote:
love the design of the bar:) - Can you give me the dimensions of the bar. I love this. Mine may not be able to be as big-but thought might still be able to use the concept. Your infor would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time and wish I could afford you to design my entire kitchen. Love this!!!!!!
   Comment   December 8, 2012
bennylava wrote:
what is the paint color on the wall with the cabinets?
   Comment   November 19, 2012

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