2502 Oestrick LN
2502 Oestrick LN, Austin, TX 78733
Architectural Elegance Meets Natural Harmony in Austin's Award-Winning Residence- This property, set on 3.7 acres of wooded sanctuary, represents a confluence of artistry and functionality, a signature of Alter Studio's work. The residence and accompanying pool house stand as testaments to refined Hill Country modernism, seamlessly integrating with the native landscape adjacent to Lake Austin. The design employs board-formed concrete and wood paneling in a rhythmic alternation, creating a dialogue between indoor and outdoor spaces. The tactility of the materials serves not merely as a facade but as an intrinsic component of the landscape itself. This residence's architectural significance is well-recognized, earning accolades such as the 2018 Architecture Master Prize and the 2017 American Architecture Award, among others. The interior spaces are studies in the manipulation of natural light, achieved through the strategic placement of windows, skylights, and innovative ceiling geometries. The choice of warm, luminescent materials for cabinetry and walls juxtaposes the industrial simplicity of concrete floors, cultivating an atmosphere of calm sophistication. The pool house, a Mell Lawrence Architects initiative, is a deliberate accentuation of the outdoor environment, equipped to facilitate both leisure and functionality. The landscape, orchestrated by Hocker Landscape Architects, employs structured hardscapes to introduce an element of architectural intentionality amidst the organic surroundings. This approach to outdoor space is not just an amenity but an essential aspect of the holistic living experience envisioned in this design. From an architect's perspective, this property embodies a forward-thinking approach to residential design, where every element is a thoughtful response to the site's natural topography, views, and vegetation, encouraging residents to live in harmony with nature's artistry.