A Stunning Grass-Covered Modern in Austin (House of the Day)


Edgeland House

curbed logoBy Amy Schellenbaum

Spotted over at Co.Design: Edgeland House, a glassy, open residence with ever-popular grassy roofs, also brags a badge of sustainability, completing the site remediation. Another bonus: the place was built for an unnamed sci-fi writer and his family, so the whole sharp-modernism-meets-ragged-post-industrialism bit speaks to the client's personal tastes.

"The owner was very engaged with the process at the early phase of schematic design," co-principal Thomas Bercy told Co. Design. "It is not every day that you have discussion about Paul Virilio's Bunker Archeology with a client."

This article was originally published on Curbed.


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