Cortona ExteriorContemporary Exterior, Austin

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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rosie7 wrote:Apr 20, 2012
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    Hi Rosie. We can custom design this door for you. Please contact us at or visit our website
  • Maria Laurido
    what is the title that was used here travertine?
Alissa Engelage wrote:Dec 5, 2012
  • kstucker
    We are interested in color and pattern of the stone. Can you provide us with the information?
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    Cornerstone Architects

    The builder for this project was Butterfield. They will be able to help with specifics regarding materials.

sidhu002 wrote:Apr 30, 2012
jrague wrote:Jul 6, 2011
  • motherbear
    Did u click on "more info"? I would email the question to the architects or builder. Include a link to the photo.
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    Cornerstone Architects
    The doors are from Doors and Company in Austin.
cchoisymadon wrote:Jun 12, 2016
Lindsey Wilson wrote:Dec 29, 2014
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    Cornerstone Architects

    The interior
    designer for this project was Amy Lutz. She will be able to help you with specifics regarding the
    interior and certain designs.

lisaclinton wrote:Sep 1, 2012

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Soffit and stone (although stone needs to be grey)

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