Refreshed Take on the Gable Shines in Austin’s Building Boom

Refreshed Take on the Gable Shines in Austin’s Building Boom

By Allie Weiss / Photos by Jack Thompson
Toying with a conventional form, an architect designs a modern house meant for alfresco entertaining.

Amid nondescript bungalows, countless construction sites bearing boxy building frames have come to characterize Austin. The census estimated it to be the fastest growing U.S. city from 2010 to 2013, and this Texas town is booming with new architecture designed to house its burgeoning creative community. 

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