Tree Home by Miró Rivera Architects:
“Early sketches of this private residence explore the play between the steep, sloping web site on which it lies and 2 curving rooflines—one concave and a single convex. At the street front, the concave roof types a low, unassuming façade that respects the scale of the neighborhood and supplies privacy for bedrooms and studies. Simultaneously, the convex roof shared by the living, dining, and kitchen spaces opens the interior of the property to a canopy of oak trees and a small pool.
The neighborhood and organic supplies of the exterior wrap into the interior of the house stone walls and dark wood floors are contrasted by clean lines and glass above, making the feeling of lightness. Big glass windows and sliding doors take complete advantage of the sweeping views of downtown Austin, dissolving the boundaries among interior and exterior, whilst deep overhangs frame views of the sky above.”
Photographs by: Paul Finkel
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