The house emerges from the hillside land with progressively stepping, flat, grassy rooflines. The exposed concrete, cedar and steel materials speak to its “built” nature—original and honest, rather than imitative of the natural surroundings. A butterfly roof capping the topmost level provides visual interest to the “cascading box” design while referencing the uplift of nearby mountain ranges.
A current take on the modern white box model of the 1960s and 1970s, this home is cool, clean and sleek. Its cantilevered, flat roof is reminiscent of prairie-style architecture, adding another interesting element to the exterior.
A flat roof and gray stucco exterior create an eye-catching house design rooted in Southwestern style. Desert landscaping consisting of native Arizona plants create curb appeal that complements the overall home design.
A hallmark of Southwestern architectural style, this adobe home exterior features Pueblo Revival design with a flat roof. A warm front door and window frames pop against the tan exterior, giving the home character.
The materials used in this home have been selected to reflect the sunlight and reduce the heat island effect, as evidenced by the light colored stucco, natural stone and single-ply rolled roofing for the flat roofs.
A flat roof and beige stucco exterior create an exterior design rooted in Southwestern style. Desert landscaping consisting of native Arizona plants, boulders and a gold-colored groundcover create curb appeal consistent with the overall home design.
A hallmark of Southwestern architectural style, this adobe home exterior features Pueblo Revival design with a flat roof and rounded exterior walls. A bright red front door and window frames pop against the brown exterior, giving the home character.
A clean-lined, Northwest contemporary-styled residence sits in the trees of the Aerie Park Subdivision in Eugene, Ore. The flat roof evokes a modern aesthetic and is paired with cool gray siding. Simple yet beautiful landscaping adds curb appeal.
The short, flat roof architecture of this midcentury modern home contributes to the spacious look of the surrounding yard and environment. A gravel courtyard is illuminated by mounted outdoor lights that fade out into landscaping lighting placed in the planted sections of the yard.