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Cortona Exterior contemporary-exterior
 

Cortona 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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Kerri Griffin wrote:
Stone? - What is the type of stone you used?
   Comment   March 24, 2014
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ErthCOVERINGS
Stone on the exterior and columns resemble ErthCOVERINGS Durango Splitface. www.erthcoverings.com We have this available in 4 colours!
March 24, 2014 at 1:03PM   
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kriatikoren wrote:
extended patio portion - i would love to see how you extended the patio or deck? it looks like a nice transition from covered area onto the outter part but what does the rest of the area look like?
   Comment   April 17, 2012
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If you look at image 7 it might help give you a more full picture of the transition and how this space looks from outside. Hope that helps
June 18, 2012 at 12:19PM   
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markusallen wrote:
How big is the lot?
   Comment   April 9, 2012
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The lot is 49,603sqft
June 14, 2012 at 2:27PM   
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kvrao2 wrote:
what is the make of the external sconces? thx
   Comment   January 25, 2012
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The lighting is all by Lights Fantastic in Austin. Try looking at their outdoor lights on their website. www.lightsfantastic.com
June 14, 2012 at 1:57PM     
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eagle1130 wrote:
Where can I find the windows?
   Comment   January 8, 2012
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kellykay0829
I am also interested in the windows. Where were they purchased? Make/ model?
May 28, 2012 at 8:04AM   
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I'm not sure of specifics but the glass is by IG glass in Austin.
June 14, 2012 at 1:59PM   
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juliemcpherson wrote:
Great mission style ceiling fan. Where could I purchase one?
   Comment   July 25, 2011
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DeCocco Design
If you go to LampsPlus.com and put "mission style ceiling fans" in the search box, you'll see some nice options from various manufacturers.
July 25, 2011 at 4:16PM   
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kwek wrote:
Love the wall lights, where can I buy one please
   Comment   January 2, 2014
zykorie wrote:
Windows - Who makes these windows/doors? Are they steel or vinyl?? Thx.
   Comment   November 20, 2013
sunnymede70 wrote:
Ceiling - Love it! May I ask what material / application used for this outdoor ceiling?
   Comment   May 24, 2013
lakingsfan wrote:
Love the outdoor couch! Could you please tell me where you got it?
   Comment   September 25, 2012

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