closet contemporary

austin, tx

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The Stretch House juxtaposes the traditional residential gable form with the contemporary desires for an open floor plan and an architectural image. The concept starts with the iconic form of a house. One side is then stretched away from the traditional mass to create a two story height volume, which is fully glazed at each end to create a light filled volume which serves as the major unifying element of the home. It has been designed to incorporate sustainable strategies both for the environment, and for the family dynamic.