Tag Archives: Sustainability

CRA Receives (2) 2017 Regional NARI CoTY Awards!

Honored to have two CRA projects receive 2017 Regional NARI Coty Awards for both Residential Additional and Entire House Renovation / Addition last week! The South Central region consists of 8 states including AR, AZ, TX, OK, NM, MS, LA … Continue reading

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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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Solar Case Study: Single Family House

In honor of Earth Day today we hope to provide you with an informative post regarding Solar in Residential use.  Happy Earth Day Y’all! Solar Case Study: Single Family House by John Vesel Austin TX, 6.75kW Photovoltaic Array installed January … 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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Hyde Park Residence Photos

Check out these updated photos on our website of our Hyde Park Residence, a green renovation and addition here in Central Austin. We’re currently still wrapping up landscaping but our client was excited to move in last week! Avenue D … Continue reading

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The Natural Vernacular

In an academic sense, the notion of a vernacular architecture has commonly been derived from an idiomatic, regionally specific reading of building practices and habitation.  Broadening this reading of the vernacular, the performative characteristics of local species and ecosystems also … Continue reading

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Reporting Texas Features Green Building

The online magazine “Reporting Texas” interviewed us for an article this month called “Austin Turns to Green Building as Energy Costs Rise”. The article focuses on a shifting paradigm in the public realm.  Just five years ago the general population … Continue reading

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