This is a 500sf addition to the firm’s first major commission. Surrounded in nature, the Rambler provides the owners with a little more room to spread out and a space to disconnect and unwind.

Project Name: Stratford Creek Rambler
Studio Name: Matt Garcia Design
Project size: 500 ft2
Completion date: 2018
Building levels: 3
Location: AUSTIN, United States
Photography: Casey Dunn

Stratford Creek Rambler by Matt Garcia Design - Sheet1
Terrace Garden ©Casey Dunn

Taking advantage of the steep site, the addition is set a full level below the house, providing a strong connection with the active creek below.

Stratford Creek Rambler by Matt Garcia Design - Sheet2
Music Room ©Casey Dunn

The roof of the addition becomes a large green living area and extension of the original wood deck.

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Side View ©Casey Dunn

An outdoor shower gives the owners a spot to rinse off after a long run or bike at the nearby Lady Bird Hike and Bike trail. MGD also served as General Contractor on this project, working closely with some of Austin’s most talented fabricators and craftsmen.


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