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"Tree House" Residence, Rock Creek Resort - Lake Texoma

• the trees, the view, and the setting sun were main design parameters •
• a bridge/deck extends out among the trees as the land falls steeply •
• at the top is a Moon Room/Storm Tower, accessed via a private stair •

Residential Addition - Sherman, Texas

• organic expansion around numerous mature trees •
• laminated wood helical stair • vaulted ceiling frames “oculus” window •
• exterior fence pattern has varied opacity • rich shadow play •

Residence - Sherman, Texas

• passive sustainable features include natural light through dormers •
• overhangs are calculated to shade windows • wheelchair-accessible •
• design reminiscent of its historic neighborhood • detached garage •

ADS Sports Eyewear and Residences (Unbuilt) - Dallas, Texas

• urban infill adaptive re-use of 1913 masonry building •
• light wells, grass roof, water run-off collection for sustainability •
• retail, parking garage, 4 living units with mezzanines, view to skyline •

Country Lodge (Unbuilt) - Grayson County, Texas

• game room • hunting trophy gallery • tack/feed room •
• open-air pavilion with outdoor fireplace, loafing shed •
• high security lock-down capabilities for remote building •

Residential Addition (Unbuilt) - Dallas, Texas

• addition overlooks pool in terraced back yard of 1940s home •
• winding stair, shifting views, tight-knit plan with “nooks and crannies” •
• priorities were control of light and the creation of intriguing spaces •

Residence - Denison, Texas

• client request initiated research of historic Spanish materials/massing •
• terracotta tiles form return air grilles, exterior “celosias”, or lattices •
• sustainable geo-thermal heat-pump, spray foam insulation •

Hinton Road Estates - Van Alstyne, Texas

• home is in sloping/wooded six-lot development with creek frontage •
• homes to have similar thematic language, tailored to the topography •
• Options include outdoor fireplace, additional bedrooms, study •

Residence - Lake Texoma, Texas

• two-story with elevator, on a hill with a panoramic view of lake •
• numerous trees frame views • natural breezes cool house •
• upper balconies and screen porch are like an outdoor tree house •

Townhome for St. Philips Neighborhood Dev. Corp. - Dallas, TX

• two 1,400 s.f. homes in urban renewal district •
• intent was to allow residents to buy a stake in their neighborhood •
• dignified spatial relationships in affordable housing •

Living Smart Competition - Portland, Oregon

• prototype residence, several side-by-side in a neighborhood •
• 25-foot lot width, 15-foot wide building, garage facing the street •
• entrance is deeper into the lot, giving open space toward the street •

Historic Preservation of 1910 Residence - Sherman, Texas

• originally built by Rick Wright's great uncle W.W. Birge in 1910 •
• custom hexagonal tile floors, reminiscent of original floors in house •
• earned First Place Award from Sherman Preservation League •