Residential Design

VOL.6 2018

A business-to-business magazine focused on the collaborative process and talented work of residential architects and custom homebuilders.

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a house that enhances its site and the lives of its occupants and that engages the delights of its surroundings—both manmade and natural. "I like buildings that continue to intrigue and offer discoveries," Kevin says. "À la Corbu, they should offer an architectural promenade where you're not just walking through space, but always making new discoveries." Alterstudio thrives on everyday architecture, where beauty, function, and budget infuse and inform the final experience. "This isn't sculpture. We work within a normative architectural system and change it where necessary," he concludes. "It's one thing to do a glass house on a large piece of property, and another to do a house on a subur- ban lot. This isn't a big house and it's not an extremely expensive one, but its greatest luxury is in being just one room wide." — S. Claire Conroy Sugar Shack Residence Austin, Texas ARCHITECT: Principals Kevin Alter, Ernesto Cragnolino, Tim Whitehill; project architect Daniel Shumaker, Alterstudio Architecture, Austin, Texas BUILDERS: John Caldwell, Austin; Redbud Custom Homes, Austin STRUCTURAL ENGINEER: Duffy Engineering, Austin PROJECT SIZE: 3,572 square feet (conditioned) SITE SIZE: .47 acres CONSTRUCTION COST: $290 per square foot PHOTOGRAPHER: Casey Dunn Photography KEY PRODUCTS WINDOWS: Fleetwood ROOFING: TPO ROOF WINDOWS: VELUX ROOF DRAINS: Zurn MOISTURE BARRIERS: Tyvek Fluid Applied WRB HVAC: Mitsubishi City Multi S-Series HUMIDITY CONTROL: Ultra Aire Dehumidifier COUNTERTOP SURFACES: Silestone FIREPLACE: EcoSmart Fire DOOR HARDWARE: Emtek TILE: Artistic Tile, Ann Sacks, Eleganza Tiles, Interceramic, Daltile COOKING APPLIANCES: Miele VENT HOOD: Zephyr REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER: Liebherr LIGHTING CONTROL: Lutron LIGHTING: Halo, WAC, Texas Fluorescents WINDOW SHADES: ShadeWorks DECORATIVE LIGHTING: Lambert & FIls Atomium pendant PAINT: Benjamin Moore Super White 48 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGA ZINE.COM VOL. 6, 2018 DESIGN LAB ARCHITECTURAL PROMENADES

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