Posts Tagged ‘black exterior’

Masculinity in The Mountains: House with strong masculine character is has beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Tennessee

Masculinity in The Mountains: House with strong masculine character is has beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Tennessee

27 March, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This unusually striking house consists of a black exterior that has been fitted with a huge number of large floor-to-ceiling windows. With its angular lines, geometric structure and overhanging roof the house has a masculine look and feel that is reinforced by the interior of the house. On the lower level of the house there is a large living room, guest room and master bedroom that have been designed with wooden panelled walls, wooden fixtures and polished wooden furniture. Read more


Reconfiguration Renovation: Existing concrete home has been reorganised and expanded to accommodate a growing family

Reconfiguration Renovation: Existing concrete home has been reorganised and expanded to accommodate a growing family

22 March, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Many people struggle to find the courage to move when they need more space, yet the family of this house found a way around it. They completely reconfigured and expanded their current home, to give the house the space they needed. The original concrete house was built in the 1950’s, and architectural firm, Naturehumaine, added overlapping volumes with a very contemporary wooden slatted exterior to the house. Read more


Stunning in Singapore: Unusual home built in Singapore has open living areas that ooze modern and contemporary styling

Stunning in Singapore: Unusual home built in Singapore has open living areas that ooze modern and contemporary styling

21 March, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

The construction of this house is very unusual as the top floor is larger in volume than that of the ground floor, creating a strange illusion. The sharp point of the roof helps to taper the space off into the sky while the large windows help open the space out. The ground floor has a wonderful open plan kitchen, spacious dining room, home office and office space. The living room and children’s rooms are on the second level while the master bedroom is in the attic with its own bathroom and dressing room. The balcony of this room offers beautiful views of the surrounding scenery, whilst giving the inhabitants an excellent place to relax and unwind. Read more


Modernism in Mind: Black house encases rich twists of modernism and eclectic styling

Modernism in Mind: Black house encases rich twists of modernism and eclectic styling

23 February, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

New Zealand company BOX Living, recently completed the development of this modern home in Auckland, New Zealand. The exterior has been designed with modernism in mind with its black wooden slats, and large inviting windows. On the ground floor, accordion style glass doors fold out the living area into the natural surroundings to create a large and invigorating space. Read more


Endless Lines: This house feels spacious and endless with the use of clever lines and furniture

Endless Lines: This house feels spacious and endless with the use of clever lines and furniture

21 February, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This very unusual house designed in Japan is the work of architectural firm Architect Show. The front of the house is a perfect mixture of wood and concrete with black painted slats that make the focal point of the house. This unusual shaped facade also creates the balcony area at the top of the house that overlooks the city. The inside of this house fails to disappoint. Read more


Cabin In The Clouds: High altitude house has stunning views of the mysterious mountains

Cabin In The Clouds: High altitude house has stunning views of the mysterious mountains

20 February, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This unusual house is located on a steep slope in the village of Enneberg in Germany at an astonishing altitude of 1200 meters above sea level. This is definitely not a place for the faint hearted. With breath taking views of the valleys and tall mountains, you get a feeling you can touch the clouds from this house! Created by German company Pedevilla Architeckten, this black wooden slatted house is reminiscent of a log cabin which oozes contemporary styling and design. Read more


Blending In: One-storey house blends in beautifully with its surroundings and has a wonderful warm and cosy feel

Blending In: One-storey house blends in beautifully with its surroundings and has a wonderful warm and cosy feel

19 February, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Hidden away from sight with a perfect blend of natural colourings, this one-storey house located near Moscow in Russia has a wonderfully rich wooden exterior with large open windows. Architectural firm, ARCH.625 developed this natural house with intent of creating a warm and contemporary construction that would blend into its natural surroundings beautifully. Inside, the interior has similar wood walls and a real open an spacious feel, despite its dark colour tone. Read more


Asymmetrical Allure:  With a fantastic structure, this house is unique and spacious

Asymmetrical Allure: With a fantastic structure, this house is unique and spacious

14 February, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This asymmetrical house has a wonderful structure and appearance, with its black stained wooden facades and a gorgeous sloping roof it is a truly stunning sight. The unique layout of the house is fantastic and with a ceiling height of only 4.80 meters the house feels cosy and alluring. Large windows and sliding doors enable the living area to be extended with nature, and the terrace creates a space to entertain guests and lounge in the sun. Read more


Wooden Wonder: Magnificent compact wooden house is surrounded by the comfort of the mountains, with views of the sea

Wooden Wonder: Magnificent compact wooden house is surrounded by the comfort of the mountains, with views of the sea

11 February, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This compact, yet functional modern house is located on the east coast of the Great Barrier Island in New Zealand, and has absolutely breath-taking views of the sea whilst being surrounded by the comfort of the hills. The black stained wooden slats are very modern in style while the geometric shape adds to an already contemporary feel. One of the main features of this house is the large floor to ceiling glass doors that open the whole house up and break the boundary between the outside and inside. Read more


Incompatible Allure: Bizarre material combinations give this house charisma

Incompatible Allure: Bizarre material combinations give this house charisma

10 February, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This Japanese house uses a bizarre combination of incompatible materials to complete its unusual styling. A mixture of concrete, glass, metal, wood and plaster make up the exterior and interior of this house, and even know the miss matched materials don’t seem like they would work, the designers at Tato Architects have proven this theory wrong. The two-storey house has a fantastic view of the city district and is located on a gentle hillside in Osaka, Japan. Read more