Subtle features on this home's front exterior steer it towards contemporary instead of traditional. Minimal, modern landscaping, no ornamentation and sleek sconces framing the front door give the exterior a contemporary vibe.
Stretched across a ridge in Austin's Spanish Oaks neighborhood, this contemporary Hill Country home was designed to overlook the valley below. The special feature of this home, the exterior entry, is a great combination of unique forms in rustic stone and smooth glass where you can see right into the house and out the back. The seamless blending of the exterior and interiors is accomplished by the exterior materials running right through the space and out the back, only separated by a full wall of glass at entry and back of foyer.
Modern dwellings maintain a warm, yet minimalist vibe with a neutral palette of brown, gray and gold. The lightest brown covers the majority of this home, allowing darker accent colors to highlight the home's architectural details.
A night view highlights the indoor light shining through the ample windows of this contemporary home. Exterior lighting brightens the wood sections at the main entrance. The concrete driveway leads to the illuminated garage and continues to the entry stairwell.
Transformed from an open carport to an enclosed AV room, the rear exterior of this home has views to two outdoor living spaces. The outdoor space combines an interesting mix of materials including concrete walls and tiered level landscaping.
Bold-white structural details on the portico of this ranch home define its contemporary style. Subtle colors allow the columns on the porch to take center stage while simple, glass-paned windows break up the gray siding color.