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Rutherford Residence by Merzbau Design Collective

Rutherford Residence is a project designed by Merzbau Design Collective. On a hillside just south of Lady Bird Lake in Austin Texas, the Rutherford Residence reaches skyward to capture views of downtown. The steep topography of the site presented both a challenge and an opportunity. The design process focused on addressing the dual nature of the site– intimate, lush and steep toward the back, open and urban at the front– allowing for a variety of views and experiences as one moves toward and through the home. Photography by Brian Cole and Brian Mihealsick

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