Mueller Garden Homes (Austin, Texas)
Conceived as a 12 unit single-family pocket neighborhood within the "new urbanist" Mueller development in Austin, Texas, this development utilized 3 floor plans repeated or mirrored to create variety amongst the 12 units. All front porches faces a common green area where cars at purposefully excluded. Interior court yards create private zones within each plan. Roof forms were oriented in order to provide a maximum clear south facing roof for future owner installed solar photo-voltaic systems. The colorful paint scheme was introduced as a return to the vibrant and eclectic housing that fills East Austin, but which has been absent of many of the new developments in the region.