Mary van den Engel

Mary van den Engel

Mary van den Engel
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In a family’s pint-size lake retreat in Austin, Texas, ipe siding and decking meet concrete floors and steeland-glass windows. Stained cyprus was used for the ceiling and soffit. The custom barn-style sliding door conceals the family’s collection of giant inner tubes and other boating equipment. Photo by: Kimberly Davis

In a family's pint-size lake retreat in Austin, Texas, ipe siding and decking meet concrete floors and steeland-glass windows. Stained cyprus was used for the ceiling and soffit.

Even though this is an exterior, I love the shape of this cabin and the glass that reflects the trees and water

Sustainable Architecture - Even though this is an exterior, I love the shape of this cabin and the glass that reflects the trees and water

Outdoor living...great space behind garage for your grill - hidden away with sliding doors.

Clever idea: Steal some space from the garage, and create a great outdoor cooking area. Create some architectural interest by covering it with barn-like doors. Gauntt Hickman( I actually just like the doors on this garage!

The flat roof of the Nakhshabs’ energy-efficient home is topped with photo-voltaic panels. It is the first single-family LEED Gold–certified residence in San Diego.  Photo by: Ye Rin Mok

The First LEED Gold-Certified Family Home in San Diego The flat roof of the Nakhshabs’ energy-efficient home is topped with photo-voltaic panels. It is the first single-family LEED Gold–certified residence in San Diego. Photo by: Ye Rin Mok

Seal Rocks House is a Net Zero Energy Surfer's Haven in Australia

Seal Rocks House is a Net Zero Energy Surfer’s Haven in Australia Seal Rocks House Blue Architecture – Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building