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Modern A-Frame Houses We Love

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Popularized in 1950s to 70s, the humble A-frame carries a distinctively retro-modern aesthetic and bears load in a lightweight, cost-efficient manner.

A bright-yellow “R” sign, from a truck that used to deliver furniture from Jens Risom Design, sets off the southern...
Mid-century designer Jens Risom's A-framed prefab family retreat, located on the northern portion of Block island, is...
On the north-facing facade, it’s easy to discern where the original glass doors used to open directly to the deck.
The facade consists of exposed concrete, Galvalume roofing, and cedar or torrefied wood coating.
Architect Indra Janda hand-cut sheets of polycarbonate into 15¾-inch square shingles and clad the entire timber...
The house's triangular shape effectively blocks sight of a large wall that stands nearby.
Arba, the architecture firm founded by Jean-Baptiste Barache and Sihem Lamine, designed a 1,786-square-foot residence...
The house has four varieties of wood that relate to one another with a similar material vocabulary.
The Browns at their Whistler...
A-frame cabin in Whistler, Vancouver; Architects: Scott and...
A Whistler A-Frame | British Columbia, Canada Scott & Scott Architects design an outdoorsy Vancouver family’s dream...
The result: a house that looks like it’s just been dropped into a field, casual, with nary a path leading up to it and...
“When you’re working on something inexpensive and then decide you don’t like it, fine.
Though it’s built with sturdy framing, Arba’s House in the Grove doesn’t skimp on transparency.
The Owner’s Suite at the Drake Devonshire is located under a dramatic A-frame clad with Douglas fir inside.
Adding 290 square feet to this already small (just 566 square feet) black A-frame in Brecht, Belgium, was all the local...
“I didn’t want the kind of manicured garden that would mean I’d have to come out on weekends and mow the lawn,” says...
The A-frame here looks both rustic and modern, especially with its orange shutters.
Updating the A-frame of yore, this home’s liberal use of windows makes the most of panoramic views spanning two valleys.
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