Springbrook residence is a small contemporary project adjacent to Dallas’ popular Katy Trail. The rear unit of a double townhome centers the focus of the interior living space on a side courtyard. The site elements are organized and concisely detailed within this space, providing this urban dwelling an exquisitely-executed outdoor room. Color, texture, and materiality are of utmost importance to the project’s success, resulting in a rich dialogue simple greens and greys. The courtyard is only 800 square feet in size, but its impact is exponential.