Cousin Cabana: A Lakeside Getaway in Texas3/25/2016
The 480-square-foot home was built on a 5-acre lot that has been used for family gatherings since the 1970's. The owners wanted to keep its family-friendly tradition alive by designing a small space with a big feel to continue hosting their family.
The cabin consists of a "great room" that holds the kitchen, dining and living room. The home also has a full bathroom, plenty of storage, and a deck with stunning views of the lake.
The owners opted for natural materials and a design that would allow the home to last many years with little maintenance. The home features rainscreen siding, custom floor-to-ceiling face-glazed steel windows, and an integrated board-formed concrete foundation-low wall-planter.
Named the "Cousin Cabana", the home was designed by Austin architect, Jared Haas of Un.Box Studio. Also essential to the home's design and build are interior designer, Herb Schoening; landscape architect, Tait Moring; and contractor, True Building.
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