This modern home is sited ideally to take advantage of its rugged hillside lot. The house is characterized by clean, geometric lines and large planes of glass, allowing the owners and their guests sweeping views of the surrounding terrain.
The minimal foundation sits within the footprint of the previous house, while the upper floors cantilever off the foundation as if to float above the front entry water feature and surrounding landscape.
Long, low lines characterize the architecture of this modern California home, nestled into a hilltop in Sonoma County wine country. An al fresco dining space is sheltered from the sun by a sleek patio roof, meanwhile enjoying stunning views. The dining area, as well as a pair of modern chaise longues, overlook a contemporary swimming pool.
This modern home with a view features a sleek pool built into a clean-lined wood deck with interesting angles. A wire rail system surrounds the elevated deck, offering safety without obstructing the view.
Modern, Six-Bedroom Home in Cape Town, South Africa, With Views of Sea and Mountain
Located in the Camps Bay area of Cape Town in South Africa, this six-bedroom home is designed to enjoy the sweeping views of the surrounding sea and nearby Table Mountain National Park. Each bedroom features a private terrace with a view.
The alternating rooftops of this modern home create a strip-like appearance from an aerial view. The gray tones look industrial yet fitting against the thick surrounding trees. The wide concrete driveway is easily visible in the clearing. Surrounding homes peek through the trees.
Modern Roofline, Windows Offer Contrast to Natural Tones of Property
Sleek, modern rooflines and windows stand in sharp contrast to the earthiness of the front door surround and lush landscaping at this Eugene, Ore., home. A Japanese maple offers a pop of color against the gray exterior.
An ipe wood deck wraps around the modern home, providing plenty of space for outdoor entertaining. If the weather isn't cooperating, move the party indoors, where oversized windows offer uninterrupted views of the scenery.
Custom bench seating surrounds this welcoming fire pit, creating a great space for conversation any time of year. The fire pit and benches are lit from below, drawing the eye to the space and increasing its warm, cozy vibe. Well-placed stones create a sculptural focal point in the backyard beyond.
Sleek, Modern Backyard with Large-Scale Pool and Hot Tub
An enormous pool and hot tub turn the backyard of this modern California home into the perfect spot for entertaining large groups of guests. Glass walls erase the separation between indoors and out, while ample outdoor lighting means the entire property can be enjoyed any time, day or night.