2320 Exterior House Building Type Design Photos And Ideas

Entry court
Approach via long gravel driveway; Great Peconic Bay seen beyond
The three-bedroom, two-bathroom cabin has a communal space with a custom Baltic Birch bookshelf, and a bench by the window where the owners can look out to the surrounding wilderness, and fern meadow.
Architect Joseph Tanney says the house was designed as a safe haven for Wexler and Zimmerman’s children.
Flat sections of the roof are topped with photovoltaic panels.
ts asymmetric single-hip roof captures a generous interior space, and a single operable triangular window at its leeward tip creates gentle airflow, supplementing the deliberately designed cross-breezes that negate the need for air conditioning.
This first volume sits like a long, slender bar providing privacy from the adjacent street.
The home features a long, slender volume that shields the rest of the residence from the noise and movement on the adjacent street.
Casita 850 by Ma Modular.
The home is cantilevered out over the hillside site.
During the winter, the family can slide the screens open to let in the winter sun, in summer they can close the screens to provide shade, while still maintaining views and breezes through the timber battens.
In its simplest form, the new house is designed as an operable glass pavilion that is wrapped in fine hardwood screens, so the owners can control the amount of direct sun coming in.
Composed of three, double-storey pavilions punctuated by two voids, and linked by the trellis structure, the interior spaces transition seamlessly to the outdoor spaces.
The house includes four bedroom, two bathroom, and artists’ studio.
Sliding glass doors allow the kitchen and living room to be fully opened to the deck, creating a seamless integration between the interior and exterior space.
The light-colored larch and expanses of glass give the home a natural vibe and help it integrate into its sylvan setting.
The modern gable construction is a riff on traditional building traditions in the region.
New, structurally sound walls allowed them more freedom to design the interior spaces.
Thick extruding windows  help prevent rainwater seepage.
Two balconies increase cross ventilation.
A classic Santa Fe property designed by a local architect.
A home in Hudson Valley, New York.
A midcentury property in Palm Springs, California.
The windows, which vary in size, were strategically placed to capture dramatic views of the volcano, lake and natural scenery.
“The geometry of the roof transforms from a typical pitched gable on the short northeast façade, to a flat roof on the opposite southwest facade. This transition creates a dynamic arrangement of folding roof planes,” says Ampuero Ernst.
It’s dark façade clad in vertically-oriented, stained softwood timber slats, resemble to black volcanic stone structures that are common in the region.
The second C folds towards the interior, and takes in the morning sun.
One volume serves as a home for Ortega, his wife and children, and the other, as the home for his elderly parents.
The house is composed of two volumes.
To enable the two families to live independently, and interdependently, Estudio A0 co-founder Ana María Durán Calisto came up with a 5,457-square-foot home that consists of two volumes, set in a Z formation.
A wooden screen provides privacy, and offers protection from the strong midday sun.
The property was meant to fade into its surroundings, which it does at a distance.
A deck on the southside of the home is the perfect place to take in the ocean view.
One end of the home connects to the existing access path, which helped make construction to the site as minimal as possible. Edwards also positioned the property so that a studio space could be built below in the future.
The two ends of the containers can be opened or closed at this pivot for more or less privacy. Native plants will grow on the roof and northside of the structure.
Night view from the sea
Honka’s Kippari log homes come with large windows that are perfect for framing beautiful natural sceneries.
A Honka model called Kommodori was used for this seaside home,
Gridded steel frame windows were added throughout the home to provide natural daylight to a city dwelling, unique for a London Residence of this type.
The roof was built with prefabricated wood elements.

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