This Poolhouse In Texas Is Covered With A Lush Green Roof


This Poolhouse In Texas Is Covered With A Lush Green Roof | CONTEMPORIST

Murray Legge Architecture have designed a modern pool house, swimming pool, spa and terraced landscape for a home in Westlake Hills, Texas. #PoolHouse #GreenRoof #SwimmingPool #Landscaping
Photography by Whit Preston and Ryann Ford

Murray Legge Architecture have designed a new pool house, swimming pool, spa, and terraced landscape for a home in Westlake Hills, Texas.

Murray Legge Architecture have designed a modern pool house, swimming pool, spa and terraced landscape for a home in Westlake Hills, Texas. #PoolHouse #GreenRoof #SwimmingPool #Landscaping
Photography by Whit Preston

The infinity edge swimming pool is surrounded by a deck with plenty of space for entertaining and relaxing in the sun.


Murray Legge Architecture have designed a modern pool house, swimming pool, spa and terraced landscape for a home in Westlake Hills, Texas. #PoolHouse #GreenRoof #SwimmingPool #Landscaping
Photography by Whit Preston

When designing the pool house, the architects mention that “impervious cover and storm water run-off regulations within the city are very restrictive.” To work within the guidelines of the city, a green roof was installed on the pool house.


Murray Legge Architecture have designed a modern pool house, swimming pool, spa and terraced landscape for a home in Westlake Hills, Texas. #PoolHouse #GreenRoof #SwimmingPool #Landscaping
First and second photo by Whit Preston, third photo by Murray Legge

The pool house is home to an indoor-outdoor dining area complete with a high-end residential kitchen, while outside, there’s a fireplace for cool nights.


This modern pool house with a curved green roof is home to an indoor-outdoor dining area complete with a high-end residential kitchen, while outside, there's a fireplace for cool nights. #PoolHouse #Fireplace #IndoorOutdoorDining
First photo by Ryann Ford, second and third photo by Whit Preston

The curve of the green roof is also reflected in the interior of the pool house, with a wood boat-like vaulted ceiling form that echoes the surrounding canyon hills.


This modern pool house has a wood boat-like vaulted ceiling form that echoes the surrounding canyon hills. #PoolHouse #WoodCeiling #CurvedWoodCeiling #Architecture
Photography by Whit Preston

As the pool house is on a slight slope, a suspended permeable stone terrace system was used.


This modern backyard has permeable stone steps that connect the different terrace levels. #OutdoorStairs #Stairs #Garden #Landscaping
First photo by Ryann Ford, second photo by Murray Legge  | Design Team: Murray Legge, Lucas Brown, David Carroll, Sapna Patel | Builder: Randy Meek, Traci Cavender | Consultants: Architectural Engineers Collaborative (Structural)

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