490 Exterior House Mid Century Design Photos And Ideas - Page 9

A rear view of the garage and the deck off the master bedroom.
“They wanted the new cabin to make a ‘L’ shape with the older cabin, but I convinced them to mimic the old cabin on the opposite side,” architect D’Arcy Jones says. “So the new site has two buildings across from each other, like an equal sign.” Birch trees grow between the cabins in a shared courtyard.
Over time, shingles had been added on the front facade. Referencing Claude Oakland's original drawings, the firm removed and replaced them with vertical grain Kayu-Batu siding. The balconies, also covered with wood shingles, received a plaster finish.
Gesner’s house for John Scantlin,1965, highlighting the structure of the single ridge beam, and its lateral rib-like beams, rising up and out toward the view.

Photo by Juergen Nogai
casa at night
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Desert Canopy House -- a wall of glass faces the mountains and the large overhang protects it from the sun and heat.
Outdoor fire pit extends living outside

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