Designed as a LEED Platinum, Net Zero home from the ground up, this home will withstand and utilize the harshest Florida elements. A 10.8 kilowatt photovoltaic system harvests the power of the sun, and abundant tropic rainwater collects in the integrated 8800 gallon cistern.
This modern home has stunning curb appeal! Even from the outside, lofty, bright spaces on the inside are apparent. The unique shape of the left wall is most noticeable: The barrel-shaped structure creates a modern yet cozy feel.
An exposed wood ceiling design decorates this balcony ceiling overlooking the tiled fire pit centered in the space. Curved benches his the edge of the balcony allowing occupants to enjoy both the beautiful bay view and the fire. A mix of dark and light neutral floor tiles blends perfectly the aesthetic of the exterior design.
The half-timbers and stucco siding on the second story of this home is a classic design element of the Tudor-revival style. Arched doorways, sloping-curved roof lines and leaded windows are also indicative of the style.
The eyebrow on the roof was used to soften yet distinguish the entrance. Though the exterior details are modest, more emphasis was placed on the entry porch with a decorative balustrade and fluted columns, with the curved roof above.
The curved roof of the home was inspired by similar ones the owners spotted on a camping trip to New Zealand. Natural materials and planters blur the line between indoor and outdoor living areas, drawing the tropical backyard into the home.
The homeowners of this mountain home are minimalist and wanted a simple space to hang out with family and friends. To add drama above the fireplace, designer Emily Esposito used Modular Art Panels. The wavy pattern ties in with the curved roof and plays off the water of the home's surrounding lakes.
Though the exterior details are modest, more emphasis was placed on the entry porch with a decorative balustrade and fluted columns, with the curved roof above.
Two wings with stone facing on either side of the front door ground the house while an angled garage wing responds to the natural contours of the landscape. Daniel Contelmo Architects also wanted to nestle the house at the proper grade allowing for ingress at the top of the slope, egress at the bottom, while keeping the mature tree adjacent to the entry.
This beacon in the woods features a sleek, curving metal roof and a glass-wrapped exterior punctuated by natural wood beams. Its elevated design gives it the feel of a modern, high-end treehouse. Inside, the house is modern but warm.
A curved brick-and-concrete driveway leads up to a beautiful hacienda, inspired by Spanish and Mexican design. Classic terracotta roof tiles pair with stucco walls, while a gorgeous lawn and plantings create ultimate curb appeal.
Small marble tiles draw attention to the curved bathroom wall that's tucked against this penthouse's mansard roof. Larger slabs of marble on the side walls and countertops offer a subtle contrast to the accent wall while wrapping the space in elegance.