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Open House

Open House

Open House

Austin, TX

With minimal changes to the original form and building plan, this 1970’s ranch home was reinvented from the inside out. A new widened entry through one of the masonry gable walls reveals a walnut portal and hints of the qualities inside. A contemporary aesthetic of crafted details, rendered in daylight by walls of glass and skylights above anchor rooms arranged in an open plan.

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 Color is supplied by an assortment of woods and ebonized oak  constructions.  The addition of decks and a screened porch offers  greater access and views between indoor and outdoor spaces.  Wider  halls, exaggerated openings, up-lighting and skylights elevate the low  ceilings of the former design.  Modest exterior materials such as cement  board siding painted to blend into the landscape link the bookend-like  brick gables.

Color is supplied by an assortment of woods and ebonized oak constructions. The addition of decks and a screened porch offers greater access and views between indoor and outdoor spaces. Wider halls, exaggerated openings, up-lighting and skylights elevate the low ceilings of the former design. Modest exterior materials such as cement board siding painted to blend into the landscape link the bookend-like brick gables.

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