Modern Meets Eco-Friendly

Seamlessly blending the best of digital-age comforts with views of the surrounding rugged landscape, this Texas home, designed by Bercy Chen Studio, proves that Modern design can have a soft side.

Photo By: Bercy Chen Studio

Photo By: Bercy Chen Studio

Photo By: Bercy Chen Studio

Photo By: Bercy Chen Studio

Photo By: Bercy Chen Studio

Photo By: Bercy Chen Studio

Photo By: Bercy Chen Studio

Photo By: Bercy Chen Studio

Photo By: Bercy Chen Studio

Photo By: Bercy Chen Studio

Mod Meets Zen

The path to this sculptural modern home incorporates an ingenious rooftop waterfall that cascades into a circular pool; guests approaching the home are greeted with the zen-inducing sound of falling water.  

Rock Solid Entryway

The home's wood-wrapped exterior gives way to frosted glass panels and a richly veined stone door. 

Sleek Foyer

Stone continues into the home's interior where a herringbone hide rug and live-edge bench denote the entryway's seating area.

Rooms With a View

Rooms flow seamlessly one into the next. The home was designed with views of the Texas Hill Country in mind — floor-to-ceiling windows allow light to flood the space and give an uninterrupted view of the rugged countryside. 

Sunken Living Room

The architects designed the home to follow the hillside's sloping terrain. Step-downs from room to room effectively raise the ceiling height creating an increasing feeling of spaciousness as you travel through the home. 

Shaping Sunlight

Wide floor-to-ceiling windows visually blend indoor and outdoor living areas while narrow windows in the hallway cast sculptural shadows. 

Serene Sanctuary

In the bedroom, sheer panels diffuse the natural light while opaque gray draperies can be pulled for privacy. A slim, columnar gas fireplace blends into the room's minmalist design while providing warmth on cool Texas nights. 

Au Naturel

Earthy tones in the spacious bathroom's floating double vanity, faux fur rug and stone floor tile create an organic vibe. Further uniting the home's indoor and outdoor spaces, the bathroom opens to a sunny private courtyard.  

Pool, Perfected

A long infinity-edge pool separates the long wood deck from the manicured lawn and Texas Hill Country beyond. Sunk within the pool, a jetted tub is the cure for a long day at the office.

Entertaining Made Easy

With its many levels and distinct entertaining areas, the backyard deck can comfortably accomodate a large party while the surrounding rugged landscape ensures the get-together will be a private one. 

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