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W Residence / Furman + Keil Architects

  • 13:00 - 11 May, 2018
W Residence / Furman + Keil Architects
W Residence / Furman + Keil Architects, © Casey Dunn
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Text description provided by the architects. The W Residence overlooks Lady Bird Lake from the 29th floor of a high-rise in the heart of downtown Austin.

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Floor Plan
Floor Plan
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Drawing early inspiration from the work of Italian architect Carlo Scarpa, our team used a series of screens and floating ceilings to define finely crafted spaces inside the confines of the concrete shell of the building.

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The inherently compressed section of the single floor was reimagined with layers and reliefs, and the space was changed from a completely open “stock” floor plan to a series of more intimate, highly composed spaces.

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© Casey Dunn

Precise detailing and extraordinary craftsmanship in waxed steel, patinated brass, plaster, travertine, and various woods create a warm, elegant retreat from the bustling urban activity below. 

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Cite: "W Residence / Furman + Keil Architects" 11 May 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/894107/w-residence-furman-plus-keil-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884

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