This project was a true evolution of design. The owners originally approached DC+A about 10 years ago to design an informal home on their narrow cliff-side lot in the resort community of Lago Vista outside of Austin, TX. The couple worked with our firm remotely, intrinsically trusting us to design their dream home.

Project Name: Lago Vista
Studio Name:
Dick Clark + Associates
Location:
Lago Vista, TX, United States
Photography: Dror Baldinger AIA

Lago Vista by Dick Clark + Associates - Sheet1
Living Room ©Dror Baldinger AIA

The original designs were for the narrow lot, but when a piece of land became available next door, the owners bought it and decided to re-envision their dream home to stretch across both pieces of property and leave more “breathing room” for the neighboring properties. The ultimate design is a 4,000 square foot limestone-clad home that shows off views of the Colorado River from every room.

Lago Vista by Dick Clark + Associates - Sheet2
Dining Space ©Dror Baldinger AIA

The home uses some classic hill country and contemporary features that lend themselves well to the Central Texas lakeside setting, incorporated in a beautifully laid-back way. Featuring clerestory windows, floor to ceiling retractable glass doors and multi-purpose rooms, the home has an incredible quality and depth of light.

Lago Vista by Dick Clark + Associates - Sheet3
Bedroom ©Dror Baldinger AIA

The furnishings complement the architecture while remaining both casual and durable. Concrete floors add to the easy-going personality of the home, while redwood finishes outside and white oak inside reflect the riverside setting. The landscaping echoes the home’s relaxed nature with indigenous plants, and the Texas-sourced Antique Lueders Limestone finishing the exterior walls roots the home firmly in its setting.

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