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Cortona Study contemporary-home-office

Cortona Study

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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February 17, 2015
kitoha wrote:
2 years later...zzz desk from where?
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I would suggest contacting the interior designer, Butter Lutz Interiors, for questions on furnishings.

    Bookmark   February 19, 2015 at 9:35AM
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February 1, 2013
Tabitha Gibson wrote:
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This looks like Duchateau Terra Collection - Zimbabwe
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December 14, 2012
melindavalle wrote:
Who makes the lamp with glass tray? Beautiful ...
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The lamp is from Loft Home in Austin.
    Bookmark   December 17, 2012 at 6:36AM
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February 23, 2012
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Can you please comment on the materials used for the cabinets and flooring? Thank you.
    Bookmark   March 18, 2013 at 7:54AM
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Where may I find the chair?
    Bookmark   May 6, 2013 at 9:07PM
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February 15, 2014
amackjr wrote:
What is the wall color please?
January 9, 2014
kingshouse7 wrote:
Where was the desk purchased from? - Love the rich colored brown legs
January 7, 2014
mmeans1996 wrote:
Please tell us where you found the desk??
December 22, 2013
gizelle723 wrote:
Love the desk! Where is it from?
February 3, 2013
spalasis wrote:
Fantastic floor! What type of wood and finish?
February 1, 2013
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December 2, 2012
dhattan wrote:
Love the chair, where can I find this type of furniture? - You have some similar desk chairs with this type of legs, would like more info.

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