Living Room, Sofa, Chair, End Tables, Coffee Tables, Floor Lighting, Recessed Lighting, Medium Hardwood Floor, Table, Pendant Lighting, Storage, Shelves, Lamps, and Bench When the husband-and-wife team behind Austin-based Co(X)ist Studio set out to remodel their 1962 ranch-style house, they wanted to update it to suit their modern lifestyles—as well as demonstrate the design sensibilities of their young firm. The original home was dim, compartmentalized, and disconnected from the outdoors. Architects Frank and Megan Lin opened up the floor plan, created an addition, and built an expansive back porch, using several reclaimed materials in the process.  Best Photos from An Austin Couple Turn a Ranch Home Into a Refreshing Live/Work Space