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Cortona Kitchen contemporary-kitchen
 

Cortona Kitchen

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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January 25, 2014
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megneuhoff
I like the chairs in the living room area. simple but classy. where were these purchased and who is the manufacture? Love this design. please and thank you
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megneuhoff
I like the chairs in the living room area. simple but classy. where were these purchased and who is the manufacture? Love this design. please and thank you
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November 23, 2013
cyclist1347 wrote:
what type of cabinetry is this? manufacturer, wood, color?
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jc1956
we love these cabinets! could you tell us who makes them and what color are they. we are building a house in Virginia and these cabinets would look great in our house. thank you
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July 9, 2013
grizzly1406 wrote:
I love this floor plan! CAn you share the floor plan?
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Bradley Parker
I have emailed and left a voicemail. I haven't received any replies. I'm interested in floor plans. parkersignaturehomes@yahoo.com
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vp98aa
I'm interested this floorplan. My email is vp98aa @ yahoo . com
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sfmack
it looks like Alaska White...found at most granite diet.
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November 4, 2012
Shannon Keever Designs wrote:
Can you advise details on flooring? I am local in Austin. - Can you advise details on flooring? I am local in Austin.
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Shannon Keever Designs
Thank you!
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lmw00x
beautiful!
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July 4, 2012
brady5 wrote:
What is the height of the ceilings please?
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sefac
As you say a 12' ceiling. Given than normal counter top height is 3', the upper most cabinets will be accessed with the aid of a stepladder. A most deceptive 12'
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alley058
I noticed in the living room the ceiling is a little higher, where they might actually be 12' ceilings, but in the kitchen they are coming down a bit to perhaps 10' ceilings.
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November 30, 2011
macottre wrote:
What is this suspended ceiling made of (what material)
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sheetrock
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May 5, 2013
lara wrote:
What type of wood are the cabinets?
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