Newton Residence
Austin Texas


For this project we cantilevered a two-story transparent North facing stair volume of 4x4 tube steel out over the root system of an ancient Live Oak tree - and outside the original building envelope - to free up the interior volume of the home.

Platforms-for-living include a 400 square foot roof deck just under the tree canopy, a 400 square foot private hardwood back deck, and a leveled greenspace on the steeply sloping lot from which to enjoy the property.