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Home on the ranch . . . Materials matter

What makes a house a home? So what is it that makes a house, or in this case a ranch, feel like a home?  There are undoubtedly a million different answers.  For many it is the feeling they get when they drive onto the property.  For others it is the larger context of the surrounding…

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“A House Divided” – Rivercrest Residence by Chris Davenport, AIA published in Austin Monthly

Thanks Friends! Our sincere appreciation goes out to Austin Monthly Magazine for their great coverage of the Rivercrest residence in the Winter Issue 2016.  I am grateful to have had the opportunity to work on this unique project in which an ambitious exploration into social dynamics was a pivotal part of the design. The Story……

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Progress! A Modern Home in Austin by Chris Davenport, AIA

Things are starting to take shape on this modern home in Austin, Texas. This beautifully appointed modern residence sits on a narrow cul-de-sac lot in a transitioning Austin neighborhood.  Notable site constraints and a goal for downtown views led to a vertical home design that climbs up 3-stories above the garage level and makes the…

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Spaces of Significance: Art and Architecture

On a recent ski trip to Squaw Valley, I was reminded that our immediate environment shapes who we are and how we feel.

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Corporate website launched!

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our corporate website. J. Christopher Architecture is a full service, luxury residential architectural practice focused on enriching the lives of others through personal and unique design.

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