The Moore Residence is a large second home overlooking Lake Palestine in east Texas. The clients came to us with images and several examples of large houses perched overlooking lakes. Since this lot faced west, a long porch was added to extend the roof protection against the sun and rain. Major living spaces align this porch with second living suites for children and grandchildren above the garage at one end of the house. Native Texas stone walls with wood shingles gables and vaulted popups break up the house length.