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Bowman Living

The driving impetus for this Tarrytown residence was centered around creating a green and sustainable home. The owner-Architect collaboration was unique for this project in that the client was also the builder with a keen desire to incorporate LEED-centric principles to the design process. The original home on the lot was deconstructed piece by piece, with 95% of the materials either reused or reclaimed. The home is designed around the existing trees with the challenge of expanding the views, yet creating privacy from the street. The plan pivots around a central open living core that opens to the more private south corner of the lot. The glazing is maximized but restrained to control heat gain. The residence incorporates numerous features like a 5,000-gallon rainwater collection system, shading features, energy-efficient systems, spray-foam insulation and a material palette that helped the project achieve a five-star rating with the Austin Energy Green Building program.

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November 5, 2013
alisonmatthews wrote:
The ceiling fan is amazing. Please tell me more!
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Cornerstone Architects
This is actually a Big Ass fan...
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Vincent Longo Custom Builders
Thanks for the information! Great fan!
    Bookmark   November 7, 2013 at 3:23AM
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September 29, 2012
sharleeg wrote:
what is the stone wall material please?
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    Bookmark   October 1, 2012 at 9:28AM
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Brand of windows/slider?
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August 30, 2012
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Cornerstone Architects
These floors are stained concrete.
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Andy Cleary
D you have any advice on staining concrete? I've done it once to an older floor but not to an un-worn one (slab floor or FL ranch)... Am wondering what tint/stain you used and your finishing process-how many layers? Was this also buffed? Much thanks ;)
    Bookmark   January 5, 2015 at 6:05PM
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August 21, 2012
piu7 wrote:
Hi, love the look here. Where are the gadgets that go with the tv (dvd player, cable box, etc) kept?
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So I have had the AV closet built but have no idea how to design the shelving etc for the components. The electronics cabinet is mounted on the wall at picture height. I assume there needs to be as much air circulation as possible for the shelves below. But do the shelves need to be open wired type for air or is just a flat wood shelf OK?
    Bookmark   August 27, 2012 at 10:22PM
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We have a smart home system planned for our new build. All smart home components will be located in a large tower in the basement storage room. The tower shelves are solid as are the sides, the front and back are open and each shelf is about a foot apart. Most items dvd, satelite, stereo, alarm, etc are about 4" tall leaving a good 8" of air space per shelf. The tower is 8' tall. The company that is doing our install wouldn't put the components in a closed closet due to the lack of circulation and potential over heating. I'd consult the pro's on this, your investing alot of money to create this wireless masterpeice.

Cheers :)
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January 9, 2012
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Thanks, I found it!
    Bookmark   January 9, 2012 at 11:56AM
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thats exactly what i was going to tell them... is awesome.
    Bookmark   December 30, 2012 at 5:19PM
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smschmidt wrote:
How tall is the ceiling?
November 25, 2013
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bsrhardy wrote:
What acid stain colors were used to acheive this color? & in what order?any details to help a do it yourself
January 16, 2013
Sandy mcgwire wrote:
What is the distance from the tv to the back of the couch? Is this a comfortable distance for you?

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