Mell Lawrence Architects designed the Watersmark 35 house in Austin, Texas.
Residing at the finish of a avenue located at the brink of Austin, the Watersmark 35 house became designed to be a restful sanctuary for the householders. The house embraces its naturally terraced place, capturing every sweeping views in the distance and intimate spaces alongside the building. On the extra non-public façade, first rate windows and doors launch to enable the sun to permeate the house while providing a gape down to the creek and valley. Because the house descends the slope, every interior house moreover corresponds to an exterior ‘room’. From the dwelling affirm, a glass bridge ends in the library overlooking a concrete fall pool underneath, edifying off the brink of a pure terrace which opens assist into customer quarters tucked into the hillside. Upstairs, the non-public suite opens onto to a substantial lined porch house containing the Master lavatory, a screened affirm, and a sunny launch terrace. This sequence of tiny containers contrasts the increased spaces anchoring the house underneath. Most effective elemental supplies – wood, stone, concrete and metal – have confidence been feeble, chosen by the architect to particular the qualities of timeless constructions: suitable, grounded, and effectively proportioned, with textural interest flowing between exterior and interior.
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