The living space design with the concept of Terrace Mountain House have completed designed by the Dick Clark Architecture which is located in Austin, Texas. Precisely located on a steep site in the Westlake Hills, it is oriented towards a spectacular view of the downtown in Austin. This 4,700 square foot house is merges the traditional Texas form and materials with the unique contemporary details. Which accommodates the client’s desire to entertain while providing a buffer between the public and the private use, the plan is simply arranged around as open living, dining and the kitchen space.
The house is providing a privacy and intrigue, it is because the house itself is set well off of the street. The massing and the materials palette of Texas Lueders limestone, copper and stucco are revealed by a long curving drive which is terminates in a motor court. A peek in and out is provided by an intimate entry court which is features a unique steel gate and a water feature below a low window into the living room. The large copper clad front the door is mostly solid, but a narrow vertical slit window frames the Texas State Capitol. It is revealing a bit of the view to come. The expose fir members and ceiling float above the clerestories below can be appears by enters into the public space. To further warm the generous space, the Lueders limestone is bring inside. Which is extends the living room out onto the pool deck, all of this is serves as a backdrop to the large sliding glass doors. The roof line over the deck is purposely kept low, it is framing the panoramic city view and the Westlake Hills. Which is created by an open plan and the clean detailing which are allows the surrounding tree-covered hillsides and the downtown city views to be the focus of one’s experience in the house, the client as the owner of this living space design can enjoy the effortless drama.
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