Open Envelope Studio is a boutique landscape design and build studio based in Austin, TX. We specialize in modern outdoor living spaces and custom steel work. We pride ourselves on developing deep relationships with our clients, bettering lives through the built environment.
We recently received a consultation request and subsequent design commission to create a shade structure between a house and garage. I sent the client some precedent images of projects we’ve already completed and thought it deserved its own blog post. Andres Residence: We built a steel shade structure that we painted a modern white, which tucked under the house’s roof and stands alone, not connecting structurally. The metal roof is pulled back just a bit from the frame for