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402 Redbud Trail is a modern residence designed by Cottam Hargrave in the wooded hills of Austin, Texas. The project, whose sale was handled by the Kush group, was designed for a family of five with multiple living areas. With few gadgets, the house focuses on permanence and craftsmanship. It is sited to capture the views from the rear of a steep site that is accessed from the bottom.
Ascending the driveway, the observer first sees the underside of the building. This view highlights the relationship between the building and ground. The foundation becomes an integral part of the entry sequence while the pool, lawn, and patio act as integral parts of the house.
text courtesy of Cottam Hargrave, images courtesy of the photographer, the architects and the Kush Group
Location: West Lake Hills, TX
Residential Designers: Jay Hargrave and Michael Waddell, Cottam Hargrave
Interior Designer: Joy Kling, Spazio by Lytle Pressley
Home Builder: Gary Robinson, Home as Art, Inc.
Photos: Paul Bardagjy Photography
701-A South Lamar
Austin, TX 78704