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We imagine the future that must confront the consequences of climate change, destructive human patterns, food deserts, and resource depletion. In this time, the reality of pandemic is experienced among the duality of controlled design, and natural life. Our response to middle school education in this context is a new ecosystem built high above the...
Project name
Futura: Post Pandemic Middle School
Architecture firm
Jeanne Schultz Design Studio
Location
Texas, United States
In the Hill Country of central Texas, the Backwards Sky Ranch House straddles the boundary between an open meadow to the south and the sharply carved bank of the Dry Frio River to the north. The living spaces are perched above and run parallel to the river, offering the owners uninterrupted access and views to the river valley.
Project name
Backwards Sky Ranch
Architecture firm
Clayton Korte
Location
Central Texas, USA
Located at the eastern edge of the Texas Hill Country, this private wine cave serves as a destination along a secluded bend of the Blanco River. Excavated into the north face of a solid limestone hillside, this shotcrete lined tube is protected on the east and west by tall oak and elm trees, allowing it to nearly disappear within the native landsca...
Project name
Hill Country Wine Cave
Architecture firm
Clayton Korte
Location
Texas Hill Country, Texas, USA
Photography
Casey Dunn
Award winning  LaRue Architects designed a unique residence perched on a lakeside cliff with a 150 feet vertical drop, located on Austin’s beautiful Lake Travis. 
Project name
Hudson Bend
Architecture firm
LaRue Architects
Location
Lake Travis. Texas, USA
Photography
Dror Baldinger
The Lantern House sits on the perfect balance between being nestled into the hillside and rising above it. Designed as two levels for a local entrepreneur and family, the very linear “L” shape is able to spread the main spaces of the house out more evenly across the site in the direction of the topography.
Project name
Lantern House
Architecture firm
Dick Clark + Associates
Location
West Lake Hills, Travis County, Texas, United States
Photography
Jake Holt
Texas is arguably one of the most overlooked states when it comes to magnificent architecture, which is a shame given its rich culture means that some of the buildings located around the city are truly breathtaking.
Written by
Carol Trehearn
Photography
Falkenpost (cover image), Daniel Schwen, Janreagan, Michael Barera, Nsaum75
The architect and designer (Sanders Architecture and Britt Design Group) call this Texas ranch “Rocking 8” it is located on a remote 300,000 acre ranch, home was designed around stunning vistas and rock formations.
Project name
Rockin’ 8 Ranch
Architecture firm
Sanders Architecture
Location
Brown County, Texas, USA
Photography
Ryann Ford
The Austin-based architecture firm LaRue Architects and Britt Design Group have recently completed Ski Slope Residence in Lake Austin, USA. The teamed reimagined this 1950’s lake side cabin with a quirky hexagon add-on in the 70’s into a serene lake side ranch.
Project name
Ski Slope Residence
Architecture firm
LaRue Architects
Location
Austin, Texas, USA
Photography
Dror Baldinger