In a family’s pint-size lake retreat in Austin, Texas, ipe siding and decking meet concrete floors and steel and-glass windows. Stained cyprus was used for the ceiling and soffit. Photo by: Kimberly Davis
The Allandale House. Designed by William O’Brien Jr., the assistant professor of Architecture in Cambridge, Massachusetts, this unusual vacation house plan is an A-frame house in the forest that stands out among the trees.
Peter Gluck designed this New York library for his wife Carol, a scholar. The lower, windowless part has room to store books while the upper level is a work space with windows that complete slide out of the way.