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Austin’s Autohaus Is A Petrolhead’s Humble Abode

Who needs a couch when you can sleep in a vintage car.

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Most people like to build their home around a growing family or maybe even the number of guests they’d like to entertain. Not the owners of Autohaus in Austin.

The architects here made the million dollar vintage cars the real stars and built a generous home around it, resulting in a humble abode that’s fit for any true petrolhead.

Each section of the two-storey home freely spills into one another to create a seamless living, working and playing environment. The designers, Matt Fajkus Architecture, took inspiration from modern home design whilst sticking to the design criteria that the cars should come first.

As such, the living quarters have been moved to the top floor above the expansive garage below so that the owner can work on the cars whilst showing them off to the world.

And those worried about thieving eyes needn’t be too phased. Autohaus comes with a smart Bautex Wall System which looks after security, safety and moisture resistance with the added ability to control temperature, humidity, and energy efficiency.

The infamous Texan climate? Never heard of it.

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