Acquavilla Residence, Lake Travis, Texas

Acquavilla Residence, Lake Travis, Texas

The Acquavilla Residence was completed by the Austin based studio Winn Wittman Architecture. This extravagant home is located on Lake Travis, near Austin, Texas.

Infinity Pool, Lake View, Acquavilla Residence, Lake Travis, Texas

Infinity Pool, Lake View, Acquavilla Residence, Lake Travis, Texas

Living Space, Acquavilla Residence, Lake Travis, Texas

Living Space, Acquavilla Residence, Lake Travis, Texas

Kitchen, Acquavilla Residence, Lake Travis, Texas

Dining Room, Acquavilla Residence, Lake Travis, Texas

Glass Wall, Acquavilla Residence, Lake Travis, Texas

Hall, Acquavilla Residence, Lake Travis, Texas

Spiral Staircase, Acquavilla Residence, Lake Travis, Texas

Landing, Acquavilla Residence, Lake Travis, Texas

Landing, Acquavilla Residence, Lake Travis, Texas

Bathroom, Acquavilla Residence, Lake Travis, Texas

Bedroom, Acquavilla Residence, Lake Travis, Texas

Luxury Acquavilla Residence in Texas by Winn Wittman Architecture:

“This mid 80’s lakeside wreck was extensively renovated to reflect the exuberant and whimsical personality of the owner. This project is not the home the architect would have designed from a blank canvas — a challenge in many respects. The house was in terrible shape, and previous renovations had gone awry– so client trust was initially lacking. By the end the client and architect had formed a strong level of trust.

A custom-designed and fabricated metal panel system was the solution for solar and aesthetic problems. A dappled fleur-de-lis pattern, which changes throughout the day, is illuminated by colour-changing LED’s. The “Acquavilla” pattern, this time etched in glass, is repeated in the custom entry screen. The garages were requested to be “showrooms”.

The renovation attempted to re-use what worked, insulate the structure with bio-foam, and mitigate the solar gain in an aesthetically pleasing way with the awnings, window films and custom panels. The new pool strives to bring the lake up to the home. The sliver leaf and fluffy fixtures of the great room seek to emulate the clouds and sailboats on the water beyond. The result is as light as a confection covered in whipped-cream.”

Photos By: Winn Wittman Architecture

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