246 Exterior House Shed Roofline Design Photos And Ideas

Located in Sierra Madre, California, an existing ranch home with clean architectural geometry, was transformed into a contemporary home with an expanded open floor plan, improved circulation and access, and carefully placed clerestory windows. On the exterior, revised garage orientation eliminates excessive driveway paving and reestablishes the front yard as usable space.
The Hive was completed in May 2015 for a total construction cost of $160,000.
"It is so beautiful around here with the wildlife and the vegetation—the less disturbed, the better," says Axboe.
The house was designed to seamlessly integrate into its surroundings. It is conceived as a "looking box" to the mountain ranges, with ample outdoor decks and patios to enjoy the views.
Gently sloping roofs reach towards the water to the west, and the mountains to the east, reacting to the scenery adjacent to it.
The home fully embraces the natural setting, reaching out and embracing the natural wonders.
The two, season-specific wings of the L-shaped plan are separated by a covered breezeway.
Tomas Haeger and Tina Linde’s desire for simple weekend and  summer living led STEG Arkitekter to design a multi-volume retreat for the couple on the island of Tjörn. Clad in locally sourced fir, the house perches on pillars directly atop boulders that mark the steep site. “The idea was a place for contemplation and recharging our batteries,” says Tomas.
Gregory Creek Residence - Exterior
Evening at Gregory Creek
Because the studio does not have air-conditioning, it relies on natural ventilation for passive cooling. Its north orientation harnesses good solar gains.
The small studio is sited along a gentle slope and is raised upon steel supports to take in views of the tree canopies.
The plot slopes downward from street level.
A view of the main home's sheltered entrance with the annex to the right. All buildings feature continuous exterior insulation.
This annex houses a large recreation room as well as a guest suite.
A dramatic cantilevered roof helps mitigate unwanted solar heat gain while inviting in warm winter light.
Completed for an approximate cost of $2,000,000, the modern, net-zero home features 3,835 square feet and is located in the heart of Suncadia’s master-planned community.
To recall the region's past as a historic mining town, a rustic palette of mostly natural materials were applied to the home, including stone, Cor-ten steel, and reclaimed barn wood with modern detailing.
"We bumped up the roof line in two spots to create dramatic ceilings in the living area and flood the rooms with light," explains Hannah. "The brick and hardboard were then painted black, and we added cedar siding to add depth."
Inspired by tatami mats, the spacious rear deck comprises a series of cascading platforms built from Alaskan yellow cedar in alternating patterns and supported with low, board-formed concrete walls. The glazed doors along the east-west axis also frame views of the Marin Hills that can be enjoyed from the rear deck.
Beautiful views of the Buddha statue and lagoon can be seen in the approach to the front entrance flanked by Japanese maples. The homeowners often leave the rear LaCantina  doors wide open for continuous indoor/outdoor connection.
Located an hour north of San Francisco, the vacation home embraces views in two directions: the Marin Hills and a marine bird sanctuary to the east, and the sparkling waters of the Bolinas Lagoon to the west.
"The geometry of the roof transforms from a typical pitched gable on the short northeast end of the façade, to a flat roof on the opposite end of the southwest facade," says cofounder Javier Ampuero Ernst. "This transition creates a dynamic arrangement of folding roof planes."
The black stain is striking and bold, grabbing the eye while somehow blending in with the natural environment.
The new rectangular addition intersects with the existing curvilinear structure, fused together with daylight and long sight lines.
Simple, Angular Massing
As its name suggests, the house rests upon wooden stilts, which passively cools the interiors.
Exterior Dusk Shot
Diamond Head Mountain House
Colour accents in automotive paint provide accents and identity to each structure.
Inspired by Scandinavia, Japan, and the West coast, Falken Reynolds Interiors has infused a style that they describe as "Canadian Nordic" to this Vancouver home.
Exterior - Front
The roofs are made of corrugated aluminum, and the timber sidings used at the entrance are repeated on key ceiling planes.
At the back of the property is a deliberately understated entrance, and a simple canopy that shelters the front door. This door opens onto a landing, from which a broad corridor follows the natural gradient alongside a generous garden courtyard.
"This distinctive sheltering shape is again expressed in the wrapped floor-wall-roof profile of the three wings, which—assembled together, one above the other—track the site as it slopes toward the water," says Philip Olmesdahl.
The owner wanted a cozy family escape with plenty of outdoor entertaining areas.
The entry of the wood-clad property features beautiful midcentury lines.
Tall, slender teak trunks are secured to the ground with the weight of adobe bricks—a material that’s commonly used in the area—to support the walls and roof.
The communal area is fitted with wooden sliding doors, which open to connect the space seamlessly with the surrounding garden.
Located in the fishing village of Agger on the northwest coast of Jutland, Woodhouse is the perfect base for exploring Thy National Park. Whether it be mountain biking through the woods, horseback riding, windsurfing, fishing, or hiking, the options are endless.
The wood exterior blends in quietly with the surrounding timber.
"The forms interpret the township’s alpine setting using height, volume, and pitch to create a dynamic experience as one moves between buildings and between internal spaces," says Allfrey. "Openings are carefully placed to ensure a casual connection between buildings."
Three separate structures surround an elevated dining platform and sunken terrace. Each of these buildings contains its own sleeping areas, which allows a degree of privacy and independence for family members and guests.

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