This low-key two-story house is sited on a classic ocean front site. The original house, slated for demolition, was built into the dune before current coastal construction standards requiring a much higher elevation. The goal was to keep the existing scale and dynamics of the site and design a residence that reflected the footprint and spirit of the original home. Materials for... more »
Photo by Scott Frances.
The furnishings in this custom-designed luxury vacation house are from high-end design trade showrooms and antiques dealers.
The Argos Bed from Therien & Co. is set against a wall that is paneled in Macassar ebony. The bedding is from Barbara Martin Custom Linens; the stools at the foot of the bed are from Gregorius Pineo. The Art Deco armchairs and ta... more »
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... more »