Simplicity has an inherent beauty. The P+P Home is a modern home in Phoenix that embodies these ideals: efficient modern design, efficient structural design, efficient constructability and energy efficiency. The architecture must marry these four ideals with no fat or awkward details, achieving integrity and authenticity.
This ranch house will be torn down and the entire lot will be reconfigured into multiple and distinctly different outdoor spaces to complement the owner’s existing home and property on the left. The new areas include an upper lawn, suitable for a party tent, a formal garden, an outdoor room for entertaining and a sweeping lower lawn which ties into the back yard of the adjacent house.
This Ontario, CA, Victorian farmhouse is located on serene, rolling countryside with plenty of architectural details and spectacular landscaping. Only an hour from downtown Toronto, the home offers tranquillity with 160 acres of private property and breathtaking views of the organic garden in the distance.
The natural textures of this home create a lovely understated country design. A mulched yard and rock walls add natural texture. Red siding sections and blue shutters and door add pops of color. The polished wood of the entryway serves as the focal point with a rock bed and concrete walkway leading to it.
A neutral exterior color gives a bright and welcoming look to this home. Trees and shrubs add natural color to bring the home to life including palms that add tropical decor. Smooth arched shapes in the architecture and texture from the natural stone wall detail give the home a sophisticated finish.
This is the front view showcases a beautiful landscape design that was created to withstand the Texas Heat and provide cover for the home. A xeriscape with crushed rock and organized plants create eye-catching appeal. A raised planter features bamboo that gives an attractive striped effect to the view toward the white exterior walls.
The front exterior view of the HGTV Dream Home 2014, a vacation getaway located in Truckee, Calif., featured a stone driveway and evergreen landscaping. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide a peek into the home.