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Modern Family

Low slung and laid back

Designed for a couple with young children, this newly built home focus’ around family life and connections to an amazing central Austin site.

Nestled into a canopy of mature oak trees, this single-story home was conceived as a simple “T” shaped plan – with each leg organizing different zones for this family of 4. The long leg houses the formal spaces – the entry, living room, and guest suite and the other legs, the garage + children’s bedrooms at one end and a family room + primary suite in the other. The centralized kitchen and dining room connect the three and acts as a hub for the entire home.

Large expanses of glass open the house to the views into the property as well as filling the home with natural daylight. The form has been carved into, creating exterior porches and terraces that connect the family to the site. Obscured by the entry is a screened porch that focus’ on a swimming pool, while a dining terrace is accessed from the light filled clerestory kitchen.

White Oak flooring and cabinetry is knitted throughout this home’s simple palette and is punctuated by moments of dark tiles of varying shades of black. Creating a peaceful respite for this active family.

Austin, Texas
Pam Chandler AIA, Patrick Ousey AIA, Jonathan Davies
Abode Modern Homes
Ashby Collective
Pearson Landscape
ARCH Consulting Engineers
The Photography Studio of Clay Grier
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