Dakota Mountain Residence exterior

This Clever, Affordable Homestead for a Retired Texas Couple Is Two Houses in One2 of 20

The design concept is based around an interior space protected by an outer wrapper. The facade is a cement stucco, and the exterior roof structure is supported by durable cedar timbers with a basic Galvalume metal roof over a TPO flat roof. "We tried to use standard materials and finishes to minimize costs," reveals architect Ryan Bollom.