The Outcrop design from the outside. Photo via Compass Real Estate.

The progressive North Lake Highland neighborhood, Urban Commons, is expanding its unique housing concept with an additional residential village, Outcrop, an eight-house series designed by architect Joshua Nimmo.

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According to Compass Real Estate, this one-of-a-kind modern design breaks all the rules. Inside the 82-home, nine neighboorhood-like Urban Commons where architecture seems to bend and curve, Outcrop features an organic living environment.

With three stories, gently curved walls, a rooftop patio, and a common green space with ponds and paths instead of concrete and cars, this living space is a hybrid between privacy and company.

Per Compass, the contemporary houses sit on a zero lot line which offers the ability for a private yard as well a front-common yard maintained by HOA for a “low maintenance lifestyle,” read Compass.

The Outcrop house features three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, a flex space that is perfect for a home office or gym plus a terrace that overlooks the pond.

The Outcrop bedroom layout. Photo via Real Estate Compass.

According to Nimmo’s website, the studio’s culture “[designs] for the human experience, collaborating with clients and crafts people in an iterative discovery process that is deeply rooted in context, sensitive to the environment, and anchored by authenticity.”

Nimmo hopes to create architecture that is meant to endure. The Outcrop design aligns with the poetic spaces Nimmo is recognized for.

The finished Outcrop home, 306 Blackland Ct., is listed for $849,500 on Compass.

Nimmo’s other contributions to the neighborhood are a trio of various three-story homes— namely bachelor pads or empty nesters, another for those with families or housemates and one that encourages a work-from-home lifestyle.

Nimmo’s previous designs all share a common feature with the Outcrop project: glass spectacle overlooking the pond.

A contrast to Dallas’ concrete jungle, Nimmo’s distinctive designs hope to shape a more community-like feel, “invite exploration, inspire reflection, and nurture belonging,” according to the website.