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Renovation and Addition work

We take great care and pride in remaining spaces for our clients. We take into account how you live in your current space, how you wish it to function and ways in which it can become more energy efficient. Some of our favorite spaces we've reimagined include the following projects.

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  • Expanded Cottage

    Expanded Cottage

    In the Bryker Woods section of central Austin, our client owns a 1940, 1,000 SF, two bedroom bungalow, owned by the family for decades. Starting a new family, they wanted to upgrade the home’s kitchen, laundry, living, bathroom, and bedroom areas, along with the MEP systems. The exterior character of the existing structure should stay intact and whatever new added should complement the existing house and be sensitive to the neighborhood.
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  • Tarrytown Residence Renewed

    Tarrytown Residence Renewed

    What makes this home a unique is that it demonstrates a complete remodeling and updating on the interior from a home originally designed in 2000 with the “Craftsman” style in mind to the Modern style - while retaining many of the positive features of the original design by the owner/architect.
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  • House On Bell Mountain

    House On Bell Mountain

    A client's request for an open floor plan that would blur the distinction between indoor & outdoor living areas while still providing a significant amount of privacy for the occupants brought about this distinctly contemporary design motif that is also healthy to live in, well constructed, and very energy efficient.
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  • Central Austin Remodel

    Central Austin Remodel

    What's noteworthy about this central Austin remodel is that the “bones” of the original house were essentially left intact or recycled. There was a conscious effort to work with as much that was salvageable as we could while allowing for the lifestyle of the new owners. The Family Entrance porch, Garage, Carport, and existing floor plan were left intact. Existing wood floors were salvaged where possible. A few minor shifts in window locations and the addition of a door from the new Kitchen area to a proposed Deck was added. The success of this project was the result of finding the right balance between budget and the sustainable features incorporated into the home. By locating the stairwell and high windows properly, we were able to provide for passive cooling through thermal siphoning without adding additional cost to the client. Additionally, deep overhangs provide shading and an added layer of protection at doors and windows, protecting them from moisture infiltration and reducing future maintenance issues. Home build by: Kennen Kahanek Custom Builder, Inc.
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  • Clarksville Commercial

    Clarksville Commercial

    The environment in which people work has proven to affect their productivity and performance on the job. Just as bright dispositions can reflect and create an enthusiastic workplace, so, it is found, can something as simple as the amount and quality of lighting in the room.
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  • Missouri Remodel

    Missouri Remodel

    This holistic or “whole house” design approach was adopted from the inception of this project to ensure that this contemporary designed home would achieve the following  goals : beauty, comfort,  energy and resource efficiency, durability, lower maintenance, within an environmentally conscious,  healthy and safe environment.
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