Pivot Pad, Ignacio Salas-Humara ArchitectModern Exterior, Austin
1000sf new house with very tight budget. Owner had looked at prefab, but we found that in the end they were more expensive than to design & build a small house on site. The project is a composition of elements that are tied together by a strong circulation axis--the boardwalk--that organizes guest parking at one end, takes the visitor through the carport, across a Zen courtyard and to the front door. From there it proceeds through the house, across the back yard and terminates at a wood deck that cantilevers over a limestone bluff that overlooks the creek below and the nature preserve beyond.
PHOTO CREDITS: Ignacio Salas-Humara