Specht Novak

Specht Novak

Austin, TX


West Lake Hills Residence

The West Lake Hills Residence was designed to preserve and nestle into the lush live oak canopy that covers the property. The house, which is articulated by cantilevered volumes, ribbon windows, two roof decks, a green roof, and an infinity edge pool, carefully weaves around the existing trees, while large glass expanses open the house to the dramatic landscape beyond.

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Status: Built
Location: Austin, TX, US
Firm Role: Architect
Additional Credits: Design Team: Scott Specht, Louise Harpman, Sheryl Jordan
Structural Engineer: AGTM Engineering
Owner/Contractor: Paul D'Arcy
Photography: Taggart Sorensen, Casey Dunn, Meg Mulloy