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West Eighth Avenue Town Houses

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2004, Strasser Ragni. 414–416 W. 8th Ave.

This pair of town houses, although built economically, incorporates such sustainable practices and materials as the slatted, cement-fiberboard rain screen exterior walls. Choreographed circulation and framed views lead to spatial surprises inside, complementing the serenity of the seemingly windowless street front. Next door are four similarly conceived row houses of 2006 by Strasser Ragni with developer-architect Rodolfo Fabre.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "West Eighth Avenue Town Houses", [Houston, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas: Central, South, and Gulf Coast, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 367-367.

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