Courtyard House by Tim Cuppett Architects

Courtyard House by Tim Cuppett Architects

Tim Cuppett Architects have designed the Courtyard House in Austin, Texas.

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From the architects

Inspired by early Modernist and Bauhaus era architecture, this one room deep house is organized along an L-shaped window wall which offers each space a connection to a central courtyard and a balance of natural light from multiple sides. The street facing courtyard and transparent first floor are made private as the house is perched on a plinth above passersby.

With little protection from shading trees, exaggerated overhangs help protect the transparent façade and provide continuous outdoor living space between interior and courtyard. Simple, well-crafted details are carefully edited so as not to compete with the texture and reflections of the true divided lite steel windows.

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Design: Tim Cuppett Architects

Photography by Whit Preston and Atelier Wong Photography

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Updated: 20.10.2014 — 04:32