This beautiful modern home in the hills is a nature lover's dream come true! For it, the architect used two sizes of Western red cedar screening to vent the facade and create a horizontal pattern. Trees and plants become one with the building, and the large windows welcome the outdoors in to create an even more serene environment.
Modern Glass Stonehurst Home With Long Swimming Pool and Short Grass Yard
The sharp lines and corners of this modern home are a beautiful contrast to the rough surface of the surrounding hill. A long swimming pool flows right up to the glass walls of the house creating a connected flow in the architecture and landscaping.
This two home Beverly Hills compound is a striking work of art, situated on 3.5 acres of land and surrounded by gorgeous oak trees. The modern exterior features oversize windows to let the outside in, making the most of the unbelievable surroundings.
The relaxed palette of warm woods, glass, metal and neutral tones of this modern home are repeated throughout the airy interior, which features expansive views of the ocean. Automated shades, lighting, A/V, security and climate settings are all controlled from one centrally located touchpad.
Modern Mountain Hillside Home With Warm Cedar Exterior and Flat Grassy Roof Sections
The house emerges from the hillside land with progressively stepping, flat, grassy rooflines. The exposed concrete, cedar and steel materials speak to its “built” nature—original and honest, rather than imitative of the natural surroundings. A butterfly roof capping the topmost level provides visual interest to the “cascading box” design while referencing the uplift of nearby mountain ranges.
Deck Built to Incorporate Live Oak Tree Into Home's Modern Design
In the middle of this Austin, Texas lot stands a live oak tree. Instead of tearing it down, designers decided to incorporate it into the design of the house, allowing it to be a focal point for the construction of this home. To include it as part of the living space, designers built a deck around the tree, giving shade to the house and the sitting area that rests around the tree's trunk.
This modern mountain home on Lake Tahoe combines modern design with the look and feel of a traditional cabin. A simple streamlined look allows the homeowner to enjoy their space without it distracting from what's outside.
A white hardscape and white fencing surrounds this sleek, glass-walls home in Lugano, Switzerland, creating a sleek, minimal home with a harmonious design inside and out. The house is designed by architect Milan Jacopo Mascheroni.
Two sections of the 16-foot ipe screen encasing this modern home dramatically unfold, revealing the home's formal dining room. Two steel box windows also break up the ipe screen. The top floor of the home boasts walls of windows for uninterrupted views.