The unique stone wall of this Transitional style garage is beautifully lit with a pair of wall mounted lanterns and custom doors. The beautiful lanterns provide subtle exterior lighting in the evening as well as adding dimension.
Two large arched doorways sweep across this outbuilding, opening up a sightline all the way through the interior and making an intriguing, dynamic space. A shade sail floats out from the exterior, cooling the patio on bright days.
Stretched across a ridge in Austin's Spanish Oaks neighborhood, this contemporary Hill Country home was designed to overlook the valley below. The special feature of this home, the exterior entry, is a great combination of unique forms in rustic stone and smooth glass where you can see right into the house and out the back. The seamless blending of the exterior and interiors is accomplished by the exterior materials running right through the space and out the back, only separated by a full wall of glass at entry and back of foyer.
Nestled next to the property's 12,000-square foot main house, this 2,500-square foot guest cottage was a new addition to the property, designed by ACM Design to complement the main house's architectural features, including the stone exterior and walkway.
Architect Daniel Contelmo worked side by side with the masons to select and set the large stones that create this carriage house's curved base, which tapers in two directions. The entire exterior features earth tones that coordinate beautifully with the woodland surroundings.
This project included a full remodel and second-story addition to a single-story modern home built in 1959. Designer Jeff Troyer used a combination of stone, synthetic wood siding and stucco––all materials which satisfy the high-fire zone requirements in this California neighborhood.
This clean-lined, modern house is composed of a mix of natural materials that tie the home to its rugged hillside setting, with large glass expanses that expose the interiors to the stunning views. Geometric lines characterize the facade, with cantilevered rooflines that help provide shelter from the sun and elements.