Modern Masterpieces: Sustainably-Designed Dallas Home

This 4,336-square-foot home is located in Dallas' own Urban Reserve neighborhood, an enclave of sustainably designed modern homes that totally embrace their natural surroundings. Subsequently, many of the home's materials were sourced locally and the interior features smart selections like slatted panels and concrete flooring.

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Landscaping Creates Privacy for Covered Parking, Entryway

This three-level home includes covered parking and an elevator foyer. Lush landscaping between the home and road provides a sense of privacy for the entryway.

Sustainably Designed Modern Home Located in Dallas

This 4,336-square-foot home is located in Dallas' Urban Reserve neighborhood, an enclave of sustainably designed modern homes that embrace their natural surroundings -- an unexpected oasis in the heart of the big city.

Home Layout, Placement Maximize Wooded Surroundings

Materials for this modern Dallas home were sourced from the area with minimal impact to the environment. The placement and layout of the home was designed to maximize its wooded surroundings along the city' White Rock Creek and Trail.

Low Furniture Keeps Attention on Treetops

Low-slung furniture, such as the Eero Saarinen Womb chair, suits the modern style of this Dallas home and minimizes the obstruction of the 270-degree views of the surrounding wooded land.

Modern Living Room With Contemporary Furnishings

Comfortable contemporary furnishings stylishly outfit this modern Dallas living room. Walls of windows surround the third-story space, giving it the feel of being in a treehouse.

Modern Home With Treetop Views

The living room in this modern Dallas home is separated from the dining room by a partial wall, which delineates the two spaces while still allowing for a natural flow between them. All rooms on the third level enjoy treetop views.

Wall-to-Wall Windows Offer Treehouse Feel in Modern Home

The dining room and living room in this modern Dallas home have the feel of a tree house thanks to wall-to-wall windows and their third-story vantage point. The home was sited to take full advantage of the wooded land beyond the property.

Modern, Natural Meet in Serene Dining Room

The clean lines of the table and sideboard in this dining room speak to the modern style of the home, while the warmth of the wood and the color of the artwork link the space to the lush tree canopy just outside the windows.

Concrete Flooring Offers Sustainable, Durable Option in Kitchen

Concrete is both a sustainable choice for kitchen flooring and a durable, easy-to-maintain option. The concrete floors in this environmentally friendly Dallas home are balanced by the warmth of the wood cabinetry and the elegance of the marble countertops and backsplash.

Modern Kitchen Enjoys Natural Light

A secondary island in this modern kitchen offers additional countertop space, cabinet storage and even a second sink while delineating the boundary of the kitchen and hallway. The absence of a wall or upper cabinets allows natural light to kitchen, which is enclosed on three sides.

Stainless Steel Features Add Professional Touch to Kitchen

An oversized stainless steel hood and stainless steel countertops create a professional look with easy-to-care for sensibilities to this modern kitchen. The steel complements the distinct veining in the marble backsplash

Warm Wood Cabinetry, Marble Finishes Set Tone of Luxury in Kitchen

Warm wood cabinetry and rich marble countertops and backsplashes set a tone of luxury in the kitchen of a modern Dallas home. Recessed lighting, cooling vents and speakers seem to recede into the ceiling, helping the kitchen maintain its sleek appearance.

Marble Countertops, Backsplash Add Luxury to Kitchen

Marble is used throughout this modern kitchen, adding a luxurious touch alongside industrial elements such as the large, professional range hood.

Professional Oven Range, Hood Create Ultimate Cooking Experience

This range with two ovens and double-sized cooktop pairs with a professional hood for the ultimate cooking experience in this modern Dallas kitchen. A dedicated cooktop to the right of the range is available for wok cooking.

Koi Pond and Reflection Area

Though the koi pond and reflection area are located at the center of the lowest level of this modern Dallas home, the creative layout of the second level allows natural light in, adding to the serenity and drama of the space.

Exterior Stairwell in Modern Home

An exterior stairwell leads from the second floor to the third in this modern Dallas home. Slatted panels minimize sun exposure, encourage air flow and offer a touch of privacy without restricting the views from the stairwell.

Heated Pool Surrounded by Stone Deck

The stone for the deck is locally sourced from the Dallas area, and the heated pool may be enjoyed year round.

Guest Room Enjoys Views of Wooded Surroundings

This guest room is located on the lowest level of a three-floor modern Dallas home. The surrounding wooded area along Cottonwood Creek provides beautiful views through the wall of windows while still offering privacy to the home's guests.

Modern Guest Suite With Concrete Walls

On the lower level of this modern Dallas home sit guest quarters with two bedrooms, each with a private bathroom. The concrete brick walls in this bedroom echo the aesthetic of home's exterior, drawing a link from the indoors to the outdoors.

Modern Bathroom With Gray Tile

Gray tile placed in a vertical pattern echo the wood grains in the door and floating vanity in this master bathroom. The color and pattern of the tile also mimic concrete walls seen in other parts of the home.

Water Closet With Frosted Glass

Frosted glass provides privacy for this master bathroom water closet without blocking the natural light.

Master Bathroom With Soaking Tub, Private Balcony and Views

A soaking tub offers private views of the treetops surrounding this modern Dallas home. The adjacent walk-in shower includes access to the private master suite balcony.

Master Retreat in Modern Home

The master bedroom serves as a quiet retreat for the homeowners of this modern Dallas home. Artwork and a library of books create a personal, intimate feel in the room.

Slatted Panels Provide Shade, Privacy on Window

Slatted paneling on the exterior of the home provides some shade and privacy while still allowing for natural light and views in the master bedroom of this modern Dallas home.

Outdoor Kitchen With Grill, Wood-Fired Oven

An outdoor kitchen area includes a grill, wood-fired oven and island for prep at this modern Dallas home. The kitchen is centrally located in the home's public entertaining area near the pool deck and open-air dining area.

Pool Deck Enjoys Wooded Views, Natural Privacy

An expansive second-level deck provides plenty of room for lounging and entertaining at this modern Dallas home. The tree canopy from the surrounding wooded area frames the views from the pool while creating a sense of privacy and shade from the hot Texas sun.

Natural Building Materials Used in Modern Ways

A mix of locally sourced materials for this Dallas home invoke many elements of nature in a distinctly modern way.

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