A soft modern masterpiece designed by Rick Sundberg & OSKA Architects ( award-winning work exhibited in North America, including at the National Building Museum, DC). Set in a prominent subdivision close to Rice University & walking distance to Rice Village. This 3234 sqft wooden house embodies the tenets of serenity, calm & great respect for nature. The warmth of naturally aged cedar siding is echoed inside the home w/ the use of salvaged wood, bamboo & reclaimed teak. The sensual use of natural materials continues w/ low maintenance Ipe Brazilian hardwoods & scored concrete floors. Thoughtfully placed windows, framed by trees, allow natural lighting while avoiding Houston's heat. Hosting friends & family is a year-round option w/ an abundance of space the dining & kitchen offers comfortably seating 16 guests. The 2nd level veranda will delight you w/ 800 sqft of decking, lounging & fire table. The back-yard, another exterior retreat w/ a patio, gas grill, fire pit & space for a pool.
Listing courtesy of Martha Turner Sotheby's.