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Former camping site turned into gorgeous family home clad in charred wood and natural stone

When tasked with creating a family home in Austin, local firm, Michael Hsu Office of Architecture, decided to go with a blend of charred wood, locally-sourced stone and glass panels. The result is the stunning Llano retreat, a design that was strategically built to embrace the natural landscape, while providing a contemporary, but cozy living space.   Situated along the Llano River in central Texas, the building site was used for years by the family as a camping and fishing spot for the weeken...
Tags: Texas, Design, Austin, Architecture, Gallery, Interior Design, Home Design, Llano, Laura Roberts, Douglas Fir, Llano River, Charred Wood, Shou Sugi Ban, Nature Inspired Homes, Locally Sourced Building Materials, Shou sugi ban homes

A 2nd victim has died in the Texas flooding, but the Llano River is going down

One person was recovered Tuesday after floodwaters in Texas damaged homes and forced evacuations, authorities said.
Tags: Texas, Cnn, Llano River

Texas floods: One dead after state of emergency declared over near-record downpour

Texas faces the threat of further flooding after days of heavy rain - with at least one person having died thanks to the downpour. A state of emergency has already been declared in 18 counties with the flooding having led to the collapse of a bridge. Within a span of 24 hours, the Llano River, northwest of Austin, Texas, rose from 10 feet to nearly 40 feet, just shy of an all-time record.
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Water levels plummet on Texas river that washed out bridge

LLANO, Texas (AP) — Water levels are quickly dropping on a Texas river that soared above flood stage this week, destroying a bridge, forcing evacuations and leading to multiple water rescues. The Llano River was just below 15 feet (4.5 meters) on Wednesday morning after cresting 24 hours earlier at almost 40 feet (12 meters). […]
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The moment the raging Llano River destroyed a bridge

Evacuations were ordered along the bloated Llano River, a week after deadly floods swept the same region.            [Author: KEYE]
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Floods destroy bridge, force evacuations in Central Texas

LLANO, Texas (AP) — Fast-moving floodwaters destroyed a bridge, forced the evacuation of riverside homes and led to numerous water rescues in Central Texas after more than a foot of rain fell in recent days. Video shows the bridge crumbling as it is overrun by the bloated, roiling Llano River in Kingsland, about 65 miles […]
Tags: News, Ap, Central Texas, Kingsland, Nation & World, Llano River, Llano Texas

Warnings of 'dangerous' flooding along Llano River

Forecasters are telling people along the Llano River in Central Texas to seek higher ground after more than 10 inches of rain fell in the past day and a half. (Oct. 16)            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Central Texas, Llano River

Paddling Beautiful Llano River at Robbins Park

Geo 30.7592 98.6747Back from our trip to Africa and Switzerland and a little warmer weather. One of the things we enjoy doing while here in Llano is paddling on the Llano river. We have spent many an early morning watching the sun rise over the rive
Tags: Travel, Africa, Switzerland, Llano, Llano River, Robbins Park

Rock Stacking World Championship 2016

A group gathers to watch the rock balancing competition which has contestants balance as many as they can in 2 minutes at the Llano Environmental Arts Festival Saturday March 12, 2016. The Llano Environmental Arts Festival bills itself as the rock stacking championships of the world. Rock balancing is an art, discipline, or hobby (depending upon the intent of the practitioner) in which rocks are balanced on top of one another in various positions. There are no tricks involved to aid in the bala...
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