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Knollwood Remodel Exterior modern patio

Knollwood Remodel Exterior

The key goal in developing the design for the renovation of this existing 50-year-old residence was to provide a livable house, which would frame and accentuate the owner’s extensive collection of Mid-century modern furnishings and art while blending its existing character into a modern 21st century version of the style. The kitchen was artfully collaborated on with the home's owner, who is the owner and chef of one of Austin's premiere restaurants. Extensive living areas were recouped and added to from the home's original design. The master suite was taken to the second floor and wrapped in glass to take advantage of the coveted Texas Hill Country vistas. Approximately seventy percent of the original home was kept, replacing only the small existing kitchen and master bedroom. Material selections were chosen based on sustainable criteria to make this remodel a "green" gem as well as a museum of modern furniture.

Photography by Adam Steiner

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Tina Lubarsky wrote:
This is such a beautiful home, is it possible to get a floor plan?
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Jordan Sammons
What type of wood and stain was used used for tge patio ceiling?
July 31, 2013 at 5:19pm   
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Hello, I am planning to close my main Patio with window doors like the ones you have on your first photo. Could you kindly tell me where can I find them?
April 6, 2014 at 1:18pm   
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5. Recessed LightingSimple and sleek, recessed lights would be perfect tucked into the covered patio of a contemporary or modern home.Good to know: Dimmer switches allow you to adjust the lighting to perfectly suit the mood — and a dimmer is something you can do yourself.

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for under sunroom
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ver techo
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Glass doors, patio, fans, planters
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April 10, 2014
patio doors, lights
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March 31, 2014
dark color patio
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Sliding window doors
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This is a bigger area than I would anticipate, below the new family room.
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Outdoor recessed lights w dimmer switches
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Love how open it is. Beautiful home!
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March 6, 2014
i could make that table and chairs
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Umpheme 2
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Speakers in ceiling
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February 28, 2014
like wood in ceiling
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flat wood ceiling with recessed lights
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February 26, 2014
covered patio and glass sliders onto patio
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February 23, 2014
Like the room look
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February 15, 2014
like the idea of lights in the overhang
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Similar roof could be extended from existing structure
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The 2sliders look ok
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Covered deck
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patio roof
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Outside family area facing the pool
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patio cover detail and underside lighting
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Ceiling, lights, fans
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Pretty ceiling
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patio cover
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Cover over patio
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sliders this length open from the center with large expanse once open
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Recessed Lighting Simple and sleek, recessed lights would be perfect tucked into the covered patio of a contemporary or modern home. Good to know: Dimmer switches allow you to adjust the lighting to perfectly suit the mood — and a dimmer is something you can do yourself.
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Back porch ceiling
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December 8, 2013
Great tip on replacing existing feature with pendant lighting. Also good insight on DIY ground accent lighting for bushes or walkways and for stairs.
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walk out
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Patio Roof
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November 25, 2013
Nice overhangs!
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loggia open like our design
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lighted covered porch. sliding glass doors
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Nice remodel
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amazing roof line
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Beautiful under roof
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High patio ceiling
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Stone work around pillars. Dimmer switches for recessed cans
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covered outdoor space
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Cedar ceiling
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overhang is nice
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Ceiling example
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wood ceiling in overhang
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Clean frame.
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El espacio de la terraza
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Finished ceiling
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lighting openess
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10-12 ft W porch instead of 8?
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Doors for porch
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Pretty ceiling but painted a fun color instead
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covered patio
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covered patio
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Lite coloured tiles
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Roof & floor
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Kitchen window
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Recessed Lighting Simple and sleek, recessed lights would be perfect tucked into the covered patio of a contemporary or modern home.
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Huge door
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covered patio
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Patio ceiling
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Techo pérgola
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Patio overhang
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Great covered patio!
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Remember to think about lighting
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Good idea for a covered patio.
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roof and lighting
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. Recessed LightingSimple and sleek, recessed lights would be perfect tucked into the covered patio” love the wood roof
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June 3, 2013
My patio area but would like fans installed also
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picaporte de corrediza
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outdoor recessed lighting with dimmers; also speakers
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thick stones
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Recessed lighting. Use dimmer switches
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outdoor living
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Taos canned lights?
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The speakers and recessed lights
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Toms back paio
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wood panel patio roof
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hanging lights
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