The steel and glass roof of the terraces stands in contrast to the more stoic sight of concrete walls and ceiling of the living area kitchen and dining. One is soon left wondering whether one is indoors or outside thanks to the creative design that blurs traditional boundaries!
That impact is only accentuated when you use two pitched roofs as this gorgeous contemporary residence in Austin does! Designed by Dick Clark + Associates along with Vinson Radke Homes the exquisite home has a street façade that borrows from the more classic houses in the neighborhood even while standing out visually!
The living area is like an open pavilion with the rear deck pool area and the view beyond becoming a part of the experience at the lake house. The double height living area is draped in a neutral color palette and natural stone finishes ensure that the focus remains firmly on the scenery outdoors.
The inquisitive cats can meander through the flowing ledge and access different vantage points and trap doors that allow them to navigate through the top two levels of the home.
Open living spaces connected with the series of terraces outside and the kitchen and dining are on the inside create inviting public areas while it is the first and the second floors that contain the bedrooms and the bathrooms. A gorgeous roof garden multiple pockets of green and smart terraces with large plants give the home its natural green cloak!
It is the central courtyard and the garden of the house that define layout of spaces and give this awesome Mexican home its unique identity. Designed by López Duplan Arquitectos the residence is set on a simple rectangular lot and its floor plan maximizes pace even while inviting greenery indoors.