Bull Mountain Residence
This is a new construction project built on an steep site in Westlake Hills. . In order to work with efficiently with the steep slope, we poured footings at different levels and framed walls up to the level of the entry way. What this did, was allow for all of the living space to be on one level and create a basement to locate all of the mechanical and plumbing. Materials such as steel I beams, native texas limestone, maple flooring, and mill finished aluminum siding and windows give the home a clean contemporary feel.
The owner wanted to have a traditional wood burning fireplace, but we were limited by space. To save on space we used a very shallow firebox which allowed for us to create space on the back side of this wall for shelving to be hidden out of view from the living room. This photo shows the venetian plastered fireplace with an exposed flue pipe next to anodized aluminum windows.
This is an image taken from the drive entry showing the low profile flat roof system that was created by using steel I beams wrapped with an glavalumn fascia. All of the stone is a native texas limestone that has been installed by using a technique to hide the mortar thus giving the appearance that the stone is dry-stacked.
The rear of the house was clad in a galvalumn panels that were custom made using a metal break. All of the panels interlock together creating a water tight system with now exposed fastners.
These windows are 14 feet tall with insulated glass in an anodized aluminum finish.