The cedar finish is a beautiful, warm contrast to the concrete panels on the exterior of this home. The clean modern lines of the architecture create a sharp and stylish look. A concrete walkway leads up to the covered front door entrance and immediately greets you with a mountain view from a window on the opposite wall.
We found inspiration in the spirals of the Nautilus, which are reflected in the studios placement on the site and in the section of the building.
The six foot roof overhang was designed to provide the artist working space outdoors where she can stay dry when it starts to rain. The overhang also keeps direct sun from hitting the textiles outside.
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.
Recessed lighting on the roof overhang provide plenty of exterior illumination for this backyard swimming pool area. A contemporary fire pit at the foot of the pool services an inviting outdoor living space.
Sunset lighting beautifully highlights the smooth, warm tone wood exterior of this home. The architecture shape, roof overhangs and large untreated windows perfectly embody the modern style. Planted shrubs frame a walkway leading to the porch.
A grouping of small potted plants transitions the wrap around patio to a lush planted garden. Deck boards move parallel to the house for a smooth look. Roof overhang creates shade above the large glass sliding door.
Fifteen feet of sliding doors on the main floor open to a multi-level deck. Ample roof overhangs and covered portions of the deck provide shady spots to enjoy the Florida Gulf waterfront at any time of day.
Exterior lighting mounted underneath the roof overhang gives the house a warm, welcoming glow. A frosted glass garage door lets in filtered natural light during the day and blends in with the home's black grid windows when illuminated at night.
This vibrant backyard features all-over green landscaping, including palm trees and tropical plants. A paver stone walkway creates a path to a gray stone water fountain. Wall-to-wall windows provide a peek at the indoor living room, while a white roof overhang creates a touch of shade.
A glass-and-steel water trough that courses along the structure’s exterior heightens the connection to the surrounding natural elements. Tall grasses hugging the edge of the architecture are reflected in the clear water beautifully blending the space. The roof overhangs provides shade creating a comfortable, relaxing patio.
The inspiration for this island-style residence emerged from the homeowner's memories of living in the Bahamas and a desire for a unique, contemporary home. Island design components like deep balconies, rich wood soffits and Bahama shutters are blended with modern elements including oversized roof overhangs, angular lines and architectural columns reaching from ground to roof.