Painting the brick facade white and unifying the patchwork of exterior finishes was the first order of business in this California home renovation. The design team added crisp black trim for a preppy East Coast vibe. Native landscaping adds softness, color and lushness to the facade.
This contemporary home features three levels of living: a living room that opens up to a pebble patio, a sleek seating area with views of the city and a rooftop terrace. Two-story hedge walls provide privacy and shade for the patio.
A bridge with glass sides offers a unique view of the infinity pool below and is an interesting architectural addition to this luxurious L.A. home. The extensive use of glass adds to the home's open, contemporary vibe, which is expressed in every room of the house.
The outside view of this stunning contemporary home showcases a sparkling pool, which can be seen from almost every room in the house. Plenty of windows connect the inside to the outside in this gorgeous South African home.
Wood gates and latticework add warmth to the concrete walls surrounding this contemporary home. The surrounding fence provides privacy while still allowing the grandeur of the home to be visible. A variety of trees keep the sleek architecture from looking cold and instead create a welcoming vibe to this beautiful home.
Home Exterior: Lake Hayes Home in Queenstown, New Zealand
The privacy and phenomenal views of Lake Hayes are just a couple positives of this contemporary home. Landscaping is kept to a minimum with mature tussock covering the hills, and with five bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms, there's no hassle accommodating guests.
Broad windows are the defining feature of the rear facade of this stunning Newport Beach, California, home. Due to the ample fenestration, nearly every room in this waterfront house has a view. In the party-ready backyard, a sleek, modern pool and multiple seating areas provide a range of entertainment options for guests.
The curved roof of the home was inspired by similar ones the owners spotted on a camping trip to New Zealand. Natural materials and planters blur the line between indoor and outdoor living areas, drawing the tropical backyard into the home.