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Lake Austin Cabin by Black Rabbit
Photograph © Leonid Furmansky

Lake Austin Cabin by Black Rabbit

A unique cabin to host family gatherings and quiet weekend retreats located on a beautiful lakefront oasis

An undeveloped 5 acre lot had been a gathering place for the client’s family since the 1970’s. This beautiful lakefront oasis, known affectionately as The Narrows, lies just a few miles outside of downtown Austin. The owners insisted on a simple, humble, yet unique cabin to host their family gatherings and quiet weekend retreats.

Lake Austin Cabin by Black Rabbit
Photograph © Leonid Furmansky

This small cabin, nicknamed ‘Cousin Cabana’, needed to host multiple programs in a small space while maintaining a sense of openness. Only 480 sf, the cabin features a combined kitchen-living-dining room adjacent to a wood deck. We chose natural materials and methods that would be maintenance-free for years including an ipe wood rainscreen siding, custom floor-to-ceiling face-glazed steel windows and board-formed concrete planters.

Lake Austin Cabin | Project Details

  • Architects: Black Rabbit
  • Area:  480 sq.ft.
  • Year:  2013
  • Photographs:  Leonid Furmansky
  • City:  Austin
  • Country:  United States
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