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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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suncadia wrote:
I am very intersted in the type of stone- brand and color that is used in this photo. Could you please tell me what it is? Thanks.
     Comment   January 31, 2012
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The stonework is by Salvador Ochoca Masonry and is a Turnkey masonry
June 14, 2012 at 1:55pm     
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anarinaldi2000 wrote:
HI am looking for very similar door...would you please guide me to where I might find one similar? if it was custom where I could more info? Many thanks Ana
   Comment   August 16, 2011
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The doors are by Doors and Company in Austin
June 14, 2012 at 1:56pm     
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