412 Exterior House Gable Roofline Design Photos And Ideas

Manufactured in a factory offsite, the 370-square-foot house can comfortably fit two people.
The attention to detail extends to the design of the home's streamlined contemporary gutters.
A look at the dramatic slice in the roof, which provides an exciting intersection between modernism and the vernacular design.
The gable-ended structures reference the agrarian history of the site. Each roof is supported by dark timber and steel trusses, inspired by the property’s existing hay barn.
Nestled between sprawling trees, the property sits on the valley floor, leaving a courtyard space with a pool in the center.
At night, the circular window glows like the moon and illuminates the lower floors much like a light box.
In summer, the living area is surrounded by grass that covers the terrain. Yet, once winter comes, this same area appears to be nestled within a blanket of snow.
The home has warm interiors throughout and boasts a minimalist, cabin-like aesthetic.
The home's modern design has been guided by strong geometrical shapes and clean lines.
The classic post-and-beam construction is highlighted on the exterior.
The home is perched beside a two-acre reservoir, a favorite spot for bird watching.
A blackened-timber pergola extends from the modern barn that architect Greg Scott designed for Jody and Deirdre Aufrichtig in the Elgin Valley, an apple- and grape-growing region near Cape Town. Made of narrow slats stabilized with randomly scattered blocks of wood, it  covers roughly half of the outdoor deck.
Here is 6225 Quebec Drive at dusk.
The dormers are clad in a modern zinc siding and jut out from a traditional pitched roof. Here, the Cenia Azul limestone façade feels restrained, yet still fits into the context of the more traditional neighborhood that surrounds it. The stone has been bush-hammered for a lighter finish and an almost suede-like texture, which complements the sleek dormers and custom mahogany windows and doors.
Solid post-and-beam construction gives the home a classic midcentury profile.
The house has a high-pitched, gabled roof.
Because the area lacks distinctive natural features, House 3000 has quickly become a landmark that helps orientate visitors to the site.
The meticulously landscaped front yard is low maintenance and features drought tolerant plants and a sprinkler system.
Passive design principles were utilized in the siting of the highly-insulated cabin. Deep eaves protect the interior from hot summer sun, while a verandah overhang optimizes solar gains in winter.
The exterior combines recycled brick, radial sawn timber, and galvanized roof sheeting. "Materials were selected to meet the clients’ brief that the house fit within the cognitive idea of an old shed," explain the architects.
The clients requested the design of the cabin and shed to appear as if the buildings had been weathering over time with the site.
The East Lake House.
The overall rustic exterior is juxtaposed against a modern entry with a sleek profile.
The two buildings are positioned to maximize the views and capture the summer sun and breezes.
View of New Roof Deck
Beautifully renovated, the home has excellent curb appeal with low maintenance landscaping.
The exterior of the addition is clad entirely in spotted gum decking boards, stained black to enhance the resemblance the materiality of the dilapidated shearing sheds. The aging of the timber as it silvers off will further enhance this resemblance.
view to mudroom from landscape stair
The dark and gabled addition offers sharp contrast against the low-lying white-painted bungalow. Elements such as the steel pillars were repeated in both structures for continuity.
Taking inspiration from the tradition of the Danish sommerhus, each volume is a simple, gabled form, clad in dark gray-stained cedar siding with standing-seam metal roofs that mirror the vertical grooves in a similar shade.
View from outdoor porch by Low Design Office
The entry is hidden and only discoverable through a pathway that leads to a red sculpture. It's the only part of the palette that breaks the rules of the cloaked facade approach.
Ree’s Home is one of the most recently completed 20K homes and is a modified version of Joanne’s Home that explores a raised slab foundation. The house is included in the 20K Product Line.
LOHA’s design is a result of new code requirements and creatively working within limitations so that the project would successfully maximize the site potential.
"The roof on the new modules has the same angle as the original hut, but reversed, giving value to the original project, while the new modules acquire a new identity inspired by the pre-existing architectural object," Alejandro says.
The pitched roofs are topped with CINDU metal cladding.
La Casa Pequena in Oaxaca, Mexico
The master bedroom is enclosed on three sides, emphasizing the view outward, while the low-slung roof and deep eaves create a sense of horizontality. The bed, nightstands, and light shelf are made from white oak to match the floors; all were designed by the architects.
Standing-seam siding folds up from the street façade over the roofline to the roof deck, creating a seamless transition between wall and roof.
The gable silhouette of the house harmonizes with its rural setting.
Imagining a second home as a cottage retreat gave the team the creative opportunity to “think about how you want to live in comparison to how you’re living,” says Adair. To their clients, this meant centering their daily experience around family, nature, and socialization – emphasizing simplicity and cutting out excess.

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