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Cortona Residence Front Exterior contemporary-exterior
 

Cortona Residence Front Exterior

This Westlake site posed several challenges that included managing a sloping lot and capturing the views of downtown Austin in specific locations on the lot, while staying within the height restrictions. The service and garages split in two, buffering the less private areas of the lot creating an inner courtyard. The ancillary rooms are organized around this court leading up to the entertaining areas. The main living areas serve as a transition to a private natural vegetative bluff on the North side. Breezeways and terraces connect the various outdoor living spaces feeding off the great room and dining, balancing natural light and summer breezes to the interior spaces. The private areas are located on the upper level, organized in an inverted “u”, maximizing the best views on the lot. The residence represents a programmatic collaboration of the clients’ needs and subdivision restrictions while engaging the unique features of the lot.

Built by Butterfield Custom Homes

Photography by Adam Steiner
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May 27, 2014
brandonaomi wrote:
What type of windows were used? aluminum? black outside, white inside?
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brandonaomi,
We didn't provide the windows on this project, but you may be interested in our similar line of Renaissance Solid Bronze Windows and Doors.
Our solid bronze windows offer affordable luxury with narrow sight lines, high strength, and low maintenance. All of our windows come fully glazed with triple seal glass & mounting flange options for installation.
You are welcome to contact jerry@solidbronzewindows.com or call our office 210.832.8040 with your project details and we will gladly assist you.

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Ideabook: Black Kitchen Windows www.solidbronzewindows.com
Project: The von Behr Estate in Sisterdale, TX
Project: Renaissance Solid Bronze Windows & Doors www.solidbronzewindows.com
Ideabook: Black, Bronze & Steel Door Ideas www.solidbronzewindows.com
http://blog.werefindinganswers.com/gallery/renaissance-bronze-windows-doors-2
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The stonework is by Salvador Ochoca Masonry and is a Turnkey masonry
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The doors are by Doors and Company in Austin
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Progressive Solutions / Renaissance Bronze Windows
anarinaldi2000,
We didn't provide the windows on this project, but you may be interested in our similar line of Renaissance Solid Bronze Windows and Doors.
Our solid bronze windows offer affordable luxury with narrow sight lines, high strength, and low maintenance. All of our windows come fully glazed with triple seal glass & mounting flange options for installation.
You are welcome to contact jerry@solidbronzewindows.com or call our office 210.832.8040 with your project details and we will gladly assist you.

You are welcome to view our ideabooks or product video & website-
Ideabook: Black Kitchen Windows www.solidbronzewindows.com
Project: The von Behr Estate in Sisterdale, TX
Project: Renaissance Solid Bronze Windows & Doors www.solidbronzewindows.com
Ideabook: Black, Bronze & Steel Door Ideas www.solidbronzewindows.com
http://blog.werefindinganswers.com/gallery/renaissance-bronze-windows-doors-2
http://solidbronzewindows.com
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