Tag Archives: Building in Austin

Project Portfolio: Peak Lookout Residence

  Check out Paul Finkel’s lovely architectural photos from our Peak Lookout Residence completed with builder, Todd Fletcher of Peak Design Build LLC! The Peak Lookout Residence is contemporary, luxury home located in Lakeway, TX. The residence is positioned on a gently sloping site and … Continue reading

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Project Portfolio: Zilker Residences

Zilker Residences Project PortfolioWe’re excited to share these beautiful photos and video from our Zilker Residences completed with Tim McCabe of McCabe Development.   This contemporary architectural design, located just blocks from the Barton Springs Pool and the Umlauf Sculpture Garden, features … Continue reading

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Calculating Areas for COA’s 2014 Fire Flow Requirements for Residential Buildings

With the explosion of prices for land in the Austin area we have seen folks looking to build out as much as they can with either a larger single family home maxing out the FAR or by building a two … Continue reading

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Custom Home Receives 5-star Rating from Austin Energy Green Building

We’re proud to announce that our Avenue D Residence has received a 5-star Rating from Austin Energy Green Building, the oldest green rating program in the country! Only 5% of all AEGB-rated residential projects (and an even smaller percentage of renovation / … Continue reading

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Things to Consider when Looking for Land to Build On: Part II – McMansion , FAR and Impervious Coverages

This is the second installment in our blog posts about things to consider when purchasing a residential lot for construction. The first installment discussed City of Austin Setback Requirements. This installment will look at the City’s Sub-Chapter F ordinance known … Continue reading

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Things to Consider when Looking for Land to Build On: Part I – Setbacks

Land hunting can be a daunting experience. There are myriads of considerations ranging from school districts, commute times, views to construction feasibility, codes, exposure and more. Purchasing a property is a huge investment and it is important that you understand … Continue reading

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