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Ethridge Residence contemporary-living-room

Ethridge Residence

Located on a small infill lot in central Austin, this residence was designed to meet the needs of a growing family and an ambitious program. The program had to address challenging city and neighborhood restrictions while maintaining an open floor plan. The exterior materials are employed to define volumes and translate between the defined forms. This vocabulary continues visually inside the home. On this tight lot, it was important to openly connect the main living areas with the exterior, integrating the rear screened-in terrace with the backyard and pool. The Owner's Suite maintains privacy on the quieter corner of the lot. Natural light was an important factor in design. Glazing works in tandem with the deep overhangs to provide ambient lighting and allows for the most pleasing views. Natural materials and light, which were critical to the clients, help define the house to achieve a simplistic, clean demeanor in this historic neighborhood.

Photography by Adam Steiner

This photo has 3 questions

May 13, 2014
beckeydecor wrote:
what brand did you use for the sliding doors?
March 2, 2014
Ginny Stott Design wrote:
What is the fireplace stone please?
October 24, 2013
camaca wrote:
What did you use for the fire place wall? - What did you use for the fire place wall?

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Sleek fireplace flanked with built ins
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sliding doors
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compare style
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Flow between living room and back yard.
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Fireplace ideas
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Fireplace size.... Tv too small
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Possible living room setup
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Living room... Like & very different
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Built ins
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Built ins
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High windows
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fireplace,shiny white
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like shelves
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Para la sala familiar
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fireplace windows
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Porte patio noire
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Tiled fireplace
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from indoors to outdoors inc wooden wall feature !!
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Hmm fireplace
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Fireplace wall
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Shimmer - dressier
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Similar in scale to our LR.
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Media wall
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windows above shelves
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White shelves dark cabinets
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TV looks too small here
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Open shelf with lower level cabinets Scottsdale
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also like the sliding glass door
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Fireplace + tv wall Also shelves
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fireplace tile
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I like the built ins and the layout, you can walk right outside. Speaker system too
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Seating inside
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Fireplace material
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Fireplace surround, bookcases hide the windows
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fireplace w open shelves
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Mosaic fireplace- Cornerstone
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shelves in corner
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love the fireplace and open shelving of the fireplace
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outside patio
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Sliding doors
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tv over fireplace would allow us to use the whole room for furniture
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Sitting chair
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brown couch
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Sliding doors
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Substitute the shiny wood floors for a cool textured stone or low sheen hardwood.
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Il pavimento
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What is this floor?
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Fireplace tiles
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Tile wall
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fireplace below tv
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Living room
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high windows near fireplace
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Built ins
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Built in with high windows and patio to the left
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cabinets/built ins around fire place?
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our floors
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Sliding doors in the back room
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Like fire place wall and furniture set up
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cool courtyard outside windows
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outdoor patio floor
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sitting room
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