Interesting video that discusses the future of Frank Lloyd Wright’s archive of work.
Also, random but interesting, a recent sale of a FLW home in Arizona brought $1.8m.
“Rustic modern” at 314 Pleasant Drive in Rollingwood. The owner, LM Holder, is a commercial architect with a focus on sustainability.
Would like to see this one if there’s an open house. Not as bold as the John Watson designed home on Spiller Lane, but still very cool.
4 acres off of Hamilton Pool Rd. Designed by Webber + Studio, this 6 bedroom home is surprisingly a foreclosure(!) The slope of the roof is designed to direct rainwater into an adjacent 30,000 gallon collection tank. There’s also a separate guest home (below).
The builder’s website still has the original project description.
Distinctive might be an understatement. It’s really charming, though. (MLS pics a bit low res, so using Gmaps)
Located in East Austin on Red Bluff Rd, the Edgeland House is built into the earth.
“…on a rehabilitated brownfield, this project is a modern re-interpretation of one of the oldest housing typologies in North America, the Native American Pit House. Typically sunken, The Pit House takes advantage of the earth’s mass to maintain thermal comfort throughout the year.”
Cool images from the “Practical Encyclopedia of Good Decorating and Home Improvement”
After only 6 months of new ownership, it’s back on the market for ~$75K more than it sold in January! Listing info HERE
This is fun slideshow: a retro-futuristic vision of a modern home by Motorola (artist Charles Schridde).
There’s good inspiration here. I always like seeing sunken living rooms with the seating built-in around the perimeter.
Needs some serious updating, but has some Cliff May-esque features and backs to a Golf Course.
Listing info HERE
Very cool farm house with some modern touches. Located in southeast Austin, 78747.
In the right hands with enough $ this could be really nice! Listing Info HERE