Stacked limestone and a wooden front porch roof warm up this home's contemporary exterior design with natural elements. Floor-to-ceiling windows without grids add to the home's modern feel and allow for views of the surrounding landscape in every room.
The stone wrapping these walls is 6 inches deep, which leads to exterior and interior walls 14-18 inches thick in some places. That much stone is cool — but heavy. The stone used on this house weighed approximately 180 tons. Portions of the house are framed with dimensional steel to keep it from collapsing into the basement.
This project sought to blur the lines between indoors and out. All stone exterior walls feature stone on the interior too. A limited color palette keeps the stone-clad home from looking chaotic or busy.
This southwestern-inspired home features stunning architectural details, including stacked stone exterior walls. A flagstone terrace with a curved perimeter captures the 180-degree view of foothills and mountains beyond.
This inviting home is designed for an active family in Silicon Valley. Beautiful landscaping surrounds the home, which features siding and stacked stone exterior, as well a combination of shingles and tin roof.
An expansive driveway leads guest to the front of this luxurious estate. The traditional architecture combines stacked stone exterior with sophisticated gray shingles, while manicured landscaping and formal gardens reflec tthe home's style.
A simple white fence lined with beautiful flowers creates a welcoming entry to this quintessential California home. The home mixes siding with a stacked stone exterior, bringing in a rustic note, and the roof combines shingles with tin.
A stacked stone exterior and exposed timber beams create a rustic entrance to this children's playhouse. The arched front door features a round stained glass inset and is flanked by lantern-style sconces. Sandstone slabs are used as the walkway leading up to the front door.
A stacked stone exterior sets a rustic tone for this Arizona desert mountain retreat. The home blends indoors and outdoors seamlessly with large windows and a living area that opens up to the pool. Oversized lounge chairs add a contemporary touch, as well as the perfect spot to relax poolside.