The Shepherds have 3 boys and were sharing one living space with them. We converted their existing attached carport into a family room and added an open carport with exposed wood trusses.
Project Name: Shepherd Addition
Studio Name: Jobe Corral Architects
Project Size: 5514 ft2
Location: Austin, United States
Photography: Casey Woods
Their house is on a beautiful site, but it’s street elevation was of the existing open carport. By enclosing that space and moving the new carport to the side, cantilevering out over the yard, we created a more welcoming entry court.
A fire pit and stone bench take center stage at the entry court, reminding the family to take time out for relaxation everyday.