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Acquavilla austin, tx

firm / winn wittman architects Principal Architect / winn wittman project type / residential PHOTOGRApher / coles hairston

Aside from the gorgeous scenery and stunning architecture at the Acquavilla home, it’s all about the cars. “The client is a car collector—I am currently designing the Austin Rock and Roll Car Museum for him,” says architect Winn Wittman. To showcase his private collection, Wittman built out a pair of incredible garages, complete with white porcelain floors, glass showroom doors, and “the same lighting one finds in Porsche dealerships.” The garages are placed right inside the front gateframe, creating a grand entrance that passes straight through the home’s ground level to the pool out back. The entire ensemble “provides a fascinating entry sequence,” Wittman says. “It’s a great way for him to display his collection.”

Project Credits Design Team: Winn Wittman, Jeremy Broussard, and Sam Burch Builder: Gary Robinson of Home as Art Lighting Design: Lightfaktor Pure Electric




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