Posts Tagged ‘unusual exterior’

Elongate the Eclectic: Thin house has some very extensive style

Elongate the Eclectic: Thin house has some very extensive style

24 June, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This long and relatively thin residence embodies the lifestyle of Southern California. It brings together the house, garden and pool in such a way that the barriers between them are almost seamless; a real connection with the indoors and the outdoors. The exterior has been made of rather beautiful light olive coloured façades, with lots of windows to add interest and more importantly, to add light into the interior. Read more

Stunning in Red: All season house is modern in style and unique in design

Stunning in Red: All season house is modern in style and unique in design

15 April, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This modern house, with a rather unusual red exterior, is located on a beautiful wooded site in Val-des-Monts, Quebec, Canada and has some fantastic design elements throughout its structure. The objective of the architects of Canadian architectural firm Kariouk Associates, was to create a small, very private house which was liveable in all four seasons of the year. Read more

Back in Time: 1920's bungalow has been given a modern makeover

Back in Time: 1920′s bungalow has been given a modern makeover

31 March, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This very angular house is a modern addition to the bungalows that were built in the 1920′s in central Austin, Texas, United States. The house is surrounded by 150-year-old oak trees that tower and twist over the small house beneath them. It has a total area of around 100 square meters and was developed by American company Murray Legge Architecture. Read more

Bridging the Gap: Unusually structured house merges the gap between contemporary and industrial design

Bridging the Gap: Unusually structured house merges the gap between contemporary and industrial design

24 March, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This unusual house is located in the countryside of Virginia, USA and has industrial design elements and a bridge-like structure. It has stunning views of the nearby valley and has a light scattering of trees around its grounds. The unique structure and design of the house can be credited to the architects and designers at McInturff Architects who have made a original and interesting building from modern materials and geometric volumes. Read more

Brightness meets Brilliance: Modern extension is both practical and contemporary in style

Brightness meets Brilliance: Modern extension is both practical and contemporary in style

13 March, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This fantastically bright building is a modern extension to an existing house that was originally built in the 1930′s. Developed by the American company, OKB Architecture, this contemporary addition has an unusual design with its bright green panels, and a lovely little roof-top terrace that can be accessed via the stairs to the side of the building. Read more

Secluded and Stylish: House in the middle of nowhere, has style, elegance and extremely splendid views

Secluded and Stylish: House in the middle of nowhere, has style, elegance and extremely splendid views

10 March, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

On the edge of a rising hill in the middle of a secluded piece of land, this contemporary structure looks impressive against the natural backdrop of greenery, flowers and mountainsides. The house has been cleverly designed to cope with the extreme winds that can make an appearance around Casper in Wyoming, USA. The aerodynamic shape of the roof and the concrete walls can cope with up 100 mile an hour winds, which make it perfect for this spot. Read more

Hidden Treasures: Modern home is tucked up and hidden behind the surrounding vegetation

Hidden Treasures: Modern home is tucked up and hidden behind the surrounding vegetation

3 March, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

At the top of a steep road, this seemingly small house is larger than it appears. With the majority of the house tucked behind the surrounding vegetation, the house appears small, when in actual fact it is actually fairly large in size. The house was re-constructed from an 1930′s house in the heart of San Francisco and has been completely transformed from a run down and worn out building to a inviting and stylish home by John Maniscalco Architecture. Read more

Unusual house located in the mountains of Salt Lake City

Unusual house located in the mountains of Salt Lake City

6 February, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This very unusual house located in the mountains of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, has bundles of character and has some rather interesting design features. The house, which was designed and implemented by AMD Architecture, is set over varying levels, giving It lots of privacy and added character. The main structure is made from wooden panels and finished off with stone inserts on the ground floor. Read more

Bright & Vivid Vibrancy: Contemporary home has been designed with bright colours for an interesting look and feel

Bright & Vivid Vibrancy: Contemporary home has been designed with bright colours for an interesting look and feel

18 January, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This geometric house with alternate facing volumes looks modern in structure and rustic in design. The unusual colours of the exterior walls are reminiscent of traditional Mexican style with the vivid reds and desert yellow hues. It has recently been developed by House + House Architects and is located in San Francisco, California, USA. As well as large living spaces inside the house, the outdoor area has a lovely terrace that surrounds the house on all sides and gives the residents plenty of room to entertain. Read more

Multi-Faceted Marvel: Unsual house has a extraordinary exterior construction

Multi-Faceted Marvel: Unsual house has a extraordinary exterior construction

24 December, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

With a very angular appearance and multi-faceted construction is very unusual, yet extremely attractive. The house is located on a hillside in Denver, Colorado, USA and was designed by Tommy Hein Architects. The exterior of the house has been created with light wooden panels and stone inserts. With its many angled windows, the house has a tremendous variety of views, including one of the stunning hillside and mountains further in the distance. Read more