Best New Home 2017: For the Sake of Simplicity
A skillful execution of building-science principles and the quest for a simple, long-lasting home allow a unique detail to shine: the framing.
Our 2017 Best New Home Award goes to Matt Risinger and Eric Rauser of Risinger & Co. A skillful execution of building-science principles and the quest for a simple, long-lasting home allow a unique detail to shine: the framing.
When Greg Heidel told us that he wanted to “simplify the systems” of his life, he was speaking our language. Greg is a single guy who had recently purchased an empty lot in East Austin, Texas, an up-and-coming neighborhood. He wanted to build a new house that supported his lifestyle. Greg spends his time volunteering and saving money to donate to causes that are important to him, so he didn’t want a house that would be expensive to heat and cool or one that would require a lot of time and money to maintain. We don’t design many homes—we’re building-science geeks, and we typically add our knowledge to other architects’ designs. But…