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The Power of ACC Basketball

The Power of ACC Basketball

Lakeside Retreat by Lake|Flato Architects

Lake|Flato Architects designed a home as a weekend retreat in Marble Falls, Texas. Project description The design for this relaxed weekend retreat was informed by the compact, sloping site, close proximity to neighbors, and direct waterfront access. Aided by the fall of the terrain, the house’s one-story profile from the street conceals a transparent two-story lake facade opening to the primary views. Cantilevered porches offset the bermed structure of the main house with a lighter, floating tree house effect. The southern screened porch, coupled with landscaping, offers protective cover from the neighbors while permitting cooling breezes and daylight. The composite palette includes hardy materials such as native Texas Lueders limestone, cedar, and steel; simple, brightly painted interior surfaces and millwork; and individual expression demonstrated through custom-designed hardware, fixtures, and furnishings. Contributing to the casual atmosphere and occupa

Ambient ads that work with their surroundings (19 pics)

Umo Japanese Restaurant by Estudi Josep Cortina

Estudi Josep Cortina has designed the Umo Japanese Restaurant as part of Hotel Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain. Design: Estudi Josep Cortina