You are here

House

-A A +A
2005, David Heymann. 3502 Sunset Blvd.

This uninhibited house with its flaring roof, stepped-wall planes, and bold colors is unlike West University Place, the proper suburban community where it was built. Austin architect Heymann responded to his client's desire for a house that was open to nature, contained a variety of living and working spaces, and could incorporate architectural fragments that carried personal meaning for the owner. Will Fleming installed the extraordinary native plant landscape in the front yard.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Gerald Moorhead et al.
×

Data

What's Nearby

Citation

Gerald Moorhead et al., "House", [Houston, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-HN61.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 349-349.

If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.

SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.

, ,