A House In Texas Designed As An Oasis From A Busy Work Life

Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects has designed a modern house on a two-acre wooded site in an upscale neighborhood in Houston, Texas. #ModernHouse #ModernArchitecture

Photography by Matthew Millman

 

Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects has designed a modern house on a two-acre wooded site in an upscale neighborhood in Houston, Texas, for two doctors that wanted a place to unwind from the pressures of work, and an oasis to share with their two kids and extended family and friends.

 
Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects has designed a modern house on a two-acre wooded site in an upscale neighborhood in Houston, Texas. #ModernHouse #Path #Architecture

Photography by Matthew Millman

The home has been designed with large expanses of glass alternating with masses of Texas limestone, and the backyard has a swimming pool and plenty of space to relax.


This modern house has been designed with large expanses of glass alternating with masses of Texas limestone, and the backyard has a swimming pool and plenty of space to relax. #ModernHouse #SwimmingPool #Landscaping

Photography by Matthew Millman

Horizontal roof planes with deep overhangs were used in the design of the house to mitigate Houston’s sun and heavy rains.


Horizontal roof planes with deep overhangs were used in the design of this modern house to mitigate sun and heavy rains. #HouseDesign #ModernHouse #Architecture

Photography by Matthew Millman

Inside, a limestone wall surrounds a fireplace, while the floor-to-ceiling windows provide views of garden.


Inside this modern house, a limestone wall surrounds a fireplace, while the floor-to-ceiling windows provide views of garden. #LimestoneWall #InteriorDeisgn

Photography by Matthew Millman

At the heart of the house is a double-height great room encompassing family living, a dining area and kitchen. Pivoting glass doors in the dining and entertaining areas open to the pool courtyard.


At the heart of this modern house is a double-height great room encompassing family living, a dining area and kitchen. #ModernInterior #HighCeilings #PivotDoors

Photography by Matthew Millman

Another limestone wall adds a natural touch to the mostly white interior, while the floor is a natural grey poured concrete.


This modern house features high ceilings, and a large limestone wall that surrounds a fireplace in the living room. #HighCeilings #LivingRoom #LimestoneWall

Photography by Matthew Millman

The master suite at the back of the house is soothingly minimal, with the bedroom, spa bathroom and study all opening to secluded gardens.


The master suite at the back of this modern house is soothingly minimal, with the bedroom, spa bathroom and study all opening to secluded gardens. #Bedroom #MasterBedroom

Photography by Matthew Millman

In the master bathroom, a large glass enclosed shower sits beside a freestanding bathtub.


In this modern master bathroom, a large glass enclosed shower sits beside a freestanding bathtub, both of which can enjoy garden views. #ModernBathroom #BathroomDesign

Photography by Matthew Millman

The staircase provides a contrast in materials, commencing from the ground plane as three broad concrete amphitheater steps, then transforming into black steel treads and glass as it ascends further. Upstairs, there’s a children’s wing with a playroom and study that overlooks the main social areas of the house.


This modern staircase provides a contrast in materials, commencing from the ground plane as three broad concrete amphitheater steps, then transforming into black steel treads and glass as it ascends further. #ModernStairs #Staircase

Photography by Matthew Millman

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