Cameron Residence

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The Cameron Residence creates a dynamic relationship between contemporary architecture and challenging topography. Hugging the cliff side, it features breathtaking views of Lake Apache and a valley full of old-growth trees. Expansive glazing frames vignettes in each room and allows visitors and residents alike to immerse themselves in the natural splendor of the region.

Owners Matt and Cindy Cameron fell in love with the Apache Shores. After many years of summers in Louisville and winters Austin in the winter, they purchased the lot and began working with Austin-based architecture firm Workshop No. 5 to design their dream home.

Together they created a balance between contemporary architecture, modern interiors, and the natural landscape. Wood and limestone provide a warm counterpoint to the glass and stucco, while floor-to-ceiling glazing allows the panorama outside to seamlessly blend with the architecture.

At approximately 2,500 square feet, the two-story structure celebrates the view with patios at each level overlooking the. The entry, two-car garage, open plan living/dining/ kitchen, master suite and guest area are all on the main floor. The basement includes a third bedroom with bath, a family room, and access to the pool.

The owners are set on turning their home into a net zero residence, energy and resource saving components. Right now they have solar panels pulling in the region’s abundance of sunlight and they intend to add a rain water collection system. It’s only a matter of time before the Cameron Residence is as functional as it is beautifully formed.

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Modern home with Outdoor, Back Yard, Trees, Lap Pools, Tubs, Shower, Infinity Pools, Tubs, Shower, and Large Patio, Porch, Deck. Exterior View from across Lake Apache.. nestled in the hillside Photo  of Cameron Residence

Exterior View from across Lake Apache.. nestled in the hillside

Modern home with Dining Room. Dining, and Living space Photo 2 of Cameron Residence

Dining, and Living space

Modern home with Living Room. The view seen from every significant space. Photo 3 of Cameron Residence

The view seen from every significant space.

Modern home with Kitchen. Kitchen Photo 4 of Cameron Residence

Kitchen

Modern home with Bedroom, Bed, and Medium Hardwood Floor. Master Bedroom Photo 5 of Cameron Residence

Master Bedroom

Modern home with Outdoor. Gliding through to the outside Photo 6 of Cameron Residence

Gliding through to the outside

Modern home with Staircase, Metal Tread, Metal Railing, and Wood Tread. Staircase Photo 7 of Cameron Residence

Staircase

Modern home with Staircase, Wood Tread, and Metal Railing. Beauty of engineered wood Photo 8 of Cameron Residence

Beauty of engineered wood

Modern home with Living Room. Secondary Living space leading to pool Photo 9 of Cameron Residence

Secondary Living space leading to pool

Modern home with Outdoor, Back Yard, Infinity Pools, Tubs, Shower, Lap Pools, Tubs, Shower, Swimming Pools, Tubs, Shower, Small Pools, Tubs, Shower, Concrete Pools, Tubs, Shower, Large Patio, Porch, Deck, and Metal Patio, Porch, Deck. Pool with outdoor living space Photo 10 of Cameron Residence

Pool with outdoor living space

Credits

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Architect
  • Workshop No.5
  • Bhavani Singal
Builder
  • Build Native
Photographer
  • Lars Frazer

Overview

Bedrooms
  • 3
  • Full Baths
  • 3
  • Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Style
  • Modern
  • Year
  • 2015
  • Square Feet
  • 2500
  • Smart Home Tech
  • Nest