A mix of colorful exterior stone brings natural decoration to the gorgeous exterior of this home. A neutral brick driveway branches to the garages and the arched entryway. Outdoor sconces and a lighted covered front porch keeps the space well lit in the low evening light.
Stone and stucco combine to create this home's beautiful, sophisticated exterior, and a metal roof completes the transitional look. In front of the home, a paved courtyard provides space for outdoor entertaining.
Even though it’s less expensive, manufactured stone veneer no longer looks like the cheap cousin of the real thing. Modern versions are durable, beautiful and natural-looking. Adding veneer around the bottom third of your home’s exterior will return nearly your entire investment, and because it’s lightweight and easy to work with, you can even do it yourself.
This elegant home, set on a large tract of land in Austin's hill country, was designed to be highly energy efficient. Overhangs, awnings and deep covered patios keep direct sunlight from entering into—and overheating—the house.
Two fin-like, metal-clad walls rise from the crown of a hill to support this 1,400-square-foot home, which is suspended a full story above the ground. The home's top floor, which houses the kitchen, living room, dining room and an expansive deck, offers gorgeous views of the surrounding landscape.
This 1600-square-foot home exterior in Austin, TX features brown and gray wood, blending simple materials and lines to created a sophisticated look. The house was designed around a courtyard in order to create an interior/exterior relationship and privacy at the same time. Stone groundcover lines the walkway.
This stylish contemporary ranch home features low pitched roofs and expansive windows. The steel and glass front door and window unit is matched by similar windows on the other side of the foyer providing a view straight through into the backyard.