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pocket courtyard with a skylight provides a meditative setting for the master bathroom. Top right The master bedroom is supported by a large piece of white oak millwork and features a tubular fireplace and glazing similar to the living room. Right and opposite page The infinity-edge pool, the outdoor focus of the house, is filled using filtered rainwater. Ingeniously, the pool is a massive heat sink, with a heat pump that translates the water’s thermal properties into energ y to heat or cool the air inside the house. The environmental systems are hidden in vaults below the ipe deck.

58 Texas Architect

5/6 2014

Texas Architect May/June 2014: Water  

Exceptional craft and a relationship with water characterize all of the projects in this issue. Water is a scarce commodity in Texas, and wi...

Texas Architect May/June 2014: Water  

Exceptional craft and a relationship with water characterize all of the projects in this issue. Water is a scarce commodity in Texas, and wi...