Austin Home & Design Award Winners: Commercial Design
Mark Odom Studio / W. 49th Office
In this desk designed by Mark Odom Studio, the user experience is enhanced by the natural light coming from the continuous stroke of steel-framed windows on both sides. The building is directly inspired by the surrounding residential structures in terms of scale, form and materiality. Its asymmetrical roofline maximizes window heights along the south face and stays below the maximum allowable building height. markodomstudio.com
Photo by Chase Daniel.
Ten Eyck Landscape Architects, Inc. / Commodore Perry Estate
Reimagined as a luxury hotel, the Commodore Perry Estate is set in a lush 10 acre garden. Ten Eyck made it a visual feast with updates including new formal streetscapes and renovated property walls, a textured gravel driveway along a Sycamore driveway, new mansion and hotel entrances. , courtyards and a renovation of the historic rose garden and flowerbeds. teneyckla.com
Photo by Chase Daniel.
Specht Architects / Indeed
At the center of this 11-story office is a spectacular central atrium that connects the floors to a pair of grand staircases that allow all Indeed staff to move freely throughout the building. Concrete, wood, glass and touches of the brand’s signature blue and orange colors bring the project together in a space that does not rely on trendy shapes or gadgets, but simply represents the dynamic ideas of a company. people-oriented and powered by the latest technology. specchtarchitects.com
Photo by Andrea Calo.
Dick Clark + Associates Architecture + Interiors / C + R Office
When redesigning an outdated office building along Shoal Creek, Dick Clark + Associates used the simplicity of the mid-century form as a backdrop and added warm pecan wood to the front facade and at the entrance. The stucco that wraps around the front corners and the courtyard is done in an English finish, and the roof of the existing central courtyard has been lifted from the building to create a bright entrance that showcases the owner’s artwork. dcarch.com
Restaurants / Bars
Matthew Tsang / Sazan Ramen
At this restaurant, Matthew Tsang sought to create a space that would transport guests from an outdated shopping mall to a Parisian-inspired loft that balances the elements of modern Japanese and Scandinavian hygge comfort. A symbiotic relationship in materiality showcases slabs of Italian marble, bleached oak, natural clay, terrazzo aggregate, glass and steel that flow beautifully from the ceiling, walls and joinery to the floor. dining tables, benches and chairs. matthewtsang.com
Photo by Jeff Jones.
Retail interior design (shops, stores, salons, etc.)
McKinney York Architects / Optics
Located on a busy shopping street, this boutique eyewear store contrasts with the dark windows of neighboring stores. A brightly lit custom steel and glass display case frames the entrance pivot door with a glass display case that projects onto the sidewalk, showcasing a selection of eyewear, and wood and mirrored panels create a backdrop for the room. merchandise. mckinneyyork.com