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Modern hill side retreat by LaRue Architects

The LaRue’s loved the location of the 24-unit 1980’s condo complex – a 1-2 story semi-detached affair — overlooking the golf course. But the unit was in dire need of an update, and they wanted an modern, urban feel. LaRue took the unit down to the frame model giving a complete re-design of the existing plan adding a new bedroom addition and a new porch. The townhome is now 2,000 SF of living space. The addition of the covered patio was key – and features an in-ground spa and a private view of landscape hillside bluff and Texas Hill Country. Photography by Chase Daniels.

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A Vintage Lake Austin Home by LaRue Architects and Britt Design Group

This Vintage Lake Austin Home is a project designed by LaRue Architects and Britt Design Group. The 4,100 SF one-story ‘Hill Country contemporary’ residence sits on a 1.2-acre site on the west bank of Austin, TX. Lou Ann and Don McLean purchased the lot in 2012 and reached out to LaRue Architects in early 2014 to design their lakeside dream home. The lot had an existing house – built in the 1950’s as a vacation lake cabin – typical for the area. The original hexagon shaped cabin was renovated with an addition added in the 1970’s. Photography by Dror Baldinger.

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