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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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June 24, 2014
romy8007 wrote:
Who did your cabinets ?
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Austin Wood Works, Inc.
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March 3, 2014
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.
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January 7, 2013
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.
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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
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November 14, 2012
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tmm329
Can't find these lights on Design within Reach... Possibly another retailer?
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did you ever find the lighting co.
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October 14, 2012
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.
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November 22, 2011
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The cabinets are actually book-matched pecan with clear coat
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Pecan Vertical Grain Match, Clear Finish, Smooth Slab Doors, Frameless Cabinets
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July 23, 2011
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Hi there, love the concrete!, what material is the wall at the fireplace?
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The fireplace wall is Texas Shellstone.
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January 27, 2013
nanalovesdesign wrote:
what is the material behind the TV fireplace? Also, how is it vented so that the TV does not become hot?
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November 19, 2012
bennylava wrote:
what is the paint color on the wall with the cabinets?
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