Austin residents Sam Shah and Anne Suttles found a dilapidated 1920s bungalow in the Travis Heights neighborhood and, with the help of Alterstudio, began a renovation to complement the existing structure with a cypress-clad 1,100-square-foot addition. Originally planned as an investment property, Shah and Suttles ended up with a home that was too terrific to let go.
The architects of Austin-based Webber + Studio were asked by a client to renovate a 1968 Stenger home and double its size by adding 1,500 square feet. The architects emulated the home’s Japanese-inspired elements and referenced other Stenger houses in the area to produce a tasteful homage to a classic modern style.
Another 1960s Stenger house was upgraded with 21st-century conveniences while preserving its unusual awning.
Built in 1950, Lloyd and Kirsten Thompson's Austin house had "some inherent mid-century charm and good flow," says architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective. An addition, however, had been poorly done in the 70s, so the couple hired Schmeil to remodel the space to better connect the interior spaces.
With the goals of improving storage and flow in their midcentury home, two Austin residents hired Rick and Cindy Black Architects to reunite their kitchen with an open-plan living space.
It takes the right couple to find a dilapidated home and wholeheartedly believe it can be transformed into a dream property. That’s just what Ryan and Allison Burke did to their Austin home. The couple embarked on a complete gut renovation, working to open up the space and infuse it with a more modern aesthetic.
Austin architect J.C. Schmeil converted his family's 1935 bungalow into a spacious home with a modest budget and tons of ingenuity.
An architectural designer and an artist collaborated to remake a dilapidated midcentury gem into a hillside perch for their family.
Situated in the heart of Austin, Texas, the Avenue G House offers a unique and abstract perspective on a thriving historic neighborhood. Kevin Alter of Alter Studio designed the home for a couple with three young children. With their needs in mind, Alter transformed an underwhelming 1,500-square-foot duplex into a dynamic and welcoming space.