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Cortona Stairs contemporary-staircase
 

Cortona Stairs

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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October 30, 2012
stylinghair wrote:
I can't find the light! Does anyone know where it is from? Thank you.
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Wendt Design Group
If you contact Lighting Unlimited in Houston Texas- they sell this light. I sold a shorter version to a client two years ago.
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August 17, 2012
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adlodossey
I'd love to know about the wood flooring as well. Love these stairs!
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July 21, 2011
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DeCocco Design
Might be Pagani Studio (.com). Take a look!
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Cornerstone Architects
Lights Fantastic was the source for most of the lighting in this home. Check out their website at lightsfantastic.com
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