Soaring Wings

Project Details

RooferPedernales Roofing
DesignerWinn Wittman
SupplierCopperCraft
Products 840 Hand-seamed copper panels for entire house. 34,000lbs of solid red iron frame
House Size5965 sq. ft. of living space (single home)

Architect Winn Wittman has spared no expense in redefining contemporary style by incorporating a dance of curves, dramatic angles and shades of luminance with CopperCraft hand crafted product throughout his Hill Country masterpiece both inside and out.

  • 1.52 acres (2 residential lots) in the heart of prestigious West Lake Hills
  • Amazing panoramic Hill Country views of the neighboring hills and valleys
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Full and 2 Half Bathrooms
  • 3 Living areas: Great room, Media room/Private office, and an enormous upstairs Gallery
  • Wine room
  • 34,000 pounds of solid red Iron frame – all connections are full penetration welds
  • 17,000 pounds of honed Texas Shellstone that is only found in Central Texas
  • Wall panels consisting of 7.5 inches of polystyrene insulation, including two layers of plywood sheathing, ice and water shield, which is followed by 2 inches of dimensioned shell stone or copper
  • 840 hand-seamed copper panels, weighing 1.25 pounds each
  • Over 6,000 hand welds made in the field
  • 146 enormous windows, including a 40 foot by 10 foot clear span curved faceted window
  • 30 foot high glass stair tower
  • Elevator accessing all three levels

Special Interest

Soaring Wings is the culmination of 15 years of experience by one of Austin’s most visionary Architects, Winn Wittman, and the result of over four years of work by some of the most talented craftsmen in Austin. Dozens of talented and creative individuals – metal smiths, wood workers, stonemasons, plasterers, and glass workers – came together to make Soaring Wings a reality.