A Brief Tour of Houses Visiting Austin for Design Inspiration

A Brief Tour of Houses Visiting Austin for Design Inspiration

We recently took a trip to Austin to attend the annual Austin Psych Fest music festival. As always when we travel, we find design inspiration. While there, we were able to explore Hyde Park and North Loop. We love looking at buildings and especially houses wherever we travel.  We could have spent a lot more time there, but nevertheless, here are some interesting houses for our collection.

This is a classic. Very Austin, farm house style, large porch, picket fence.

This is a classic. Very Austin, farm house style, large porch, picket fence.

Classic, note the rocking chairs

Classic, note the rocking chairs

Its very common to see metal roofing. We hope to have one on our next project

Its very common to see metal roofing. We hope to have one on our next project

A simple ranch house tastefully updated

A simple ranch house tastefully updated

This is on their Historic Registry

This is on their Historic Registry

No trip to Austin is complete without a visit to the Capitol Building

No trip to Austin is complete without a visit to the Capitol Building

Under the lovely dome

Under the lovely dome

The Capitol from the exterior

The Capitol from the exterior

There are many craftsman-y farmhouses but the tower takes it to the next level

There are many craftsman-y farmhouses but the tower takes it to the next level

Emporer's New Clothes?

Emporer’s New Clothes?

Simple and contemporary, well done

BungalowAdditon2

A bold addition to a traditional bungalow

A bold addition to a traditional bungalow

AustinColors

Just a little bit of California

Just a little bit of California

Simple and contemporary, well done

Simple and contemporary, well done

A version of formal modernism, yin and yang of glass to stucco

A version of formal modernism, yin and yang of glass to stucco

Contemporized Ranch

Contemporized Ranch

Farmhouse or Classical Greek?

Great proportions, just needs some fixing
Nice proportions, just needs a little fixing

Nice proportions, just needs a little fixing

When the farmhouse style is applied to a condominium

When the farmhouse style is applied to a condominium

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