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Constant Springs Residence

The Art of Discretion

Alterstudio Architecture

America settentrionale | Austin

Austin, the capital of Texas, grew up along the banks of the Colorado River. Today, the modern metropolis has extended to encompass many of the watercourses that have molded this distinctive countryside. To the west of the downtown area - between the Colorado River and Barton Creek, this latter coursing further south - lie extensive residential neighborhoods amidst luxuriant vegetation fed by many streams and creeks. Nature has given Austin a fistful of pluses: year-round sunshine and an enviable climate producing abundant vegetation and making it possible to live immersed in nature yet just a short distance from the city center. This was the attraction for a family of four when they decided to downsize from a large suburban house to a smaller more central residence that provides all the leafy comfort and calm usually connected with outlying areas yet is within walking distance of...

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