Andersson Wise Architects. [via contemporist.]
Can anyone figure out what these blue strands are for? The look like rigid plastic tubes, and they're running through these channels. The whole thing is being encased in a rebar mesh, which makes me think they're pouring concrete. But why trap these magical blue threads in concrete? [Update: Pow! Mystery solved. It's prestressed concrete.]
I have been in this house. Their dog is adorable. The magic of this house, designed as a “village by a canal,” is in the way it integrates the building and the bayou. Limestone walls shield the house on its narrow site from neighbors. Guests pass through the wall, flanked by a studio and guest … Continue reading Lake Austin House
Life in Austin just got a lot better, now that I'll be a stone's throw from Will and Kerry. So excited for both of them. When Rose meets Winston, it's on like Donkey Kong.
4502 Balcones Drive is just extraordinary.