110 Exterior House Building Type Stucco Siding Material Design Photos And Ideas

The stucco volumes create a sculptural composition within the landscape.
Another view of the studio.
Bay Elevation
Landside Elevation
Front Elevation with Glimpse of Bay
Front Door
Outsite partnered with Batch on this Venice Beach home to offer a place where locals can shop, live, and work. But considering how much the address can do, not much was changed of its midcentury exterior.
Gated Driveway Entry
A private gate fronts the entrance to Red Oak Manor.
The house has a standing-seam metal roof and  is finished with black-tinted stucco and a standing-seam metal roof.
These dwellings stand in contrast to the muted tones of the surrounding village.  They represent a spirit of innovation, architectural expressionism, and an advancement in urbanization.
Curtains wrap Her House like a veil, creating a feminine solution for a new facade.
The original, irregularly placed openings remain.
Large windows connect occupants to the exterior courtyard and surroundings.
The original character and detailing of the homes remain intact.  Graceful, ornament detailing of Her House contrasts to the geometric form of His House.
Street Elevation
modern farmhouse front door
The building retains its original footprint; this was an important detail for the homeowners who wanted to be as environmentally-friendly as possible. “The biggest element I work with is to use the existing structure when I remodel,” says Juilland.
The facade has rustic overtones thanks to white-washed tongue-and-groove pine and Dryvit stucco with a limestone finish.
Resident Elizabeth Twaddell enjoys the weather with her daughter Uma outside the guesthouse Neal Schwartz designed for her mother-in-law, Surendra, who frequently visits for extended stays. A concrete driveway forks off from the main house to lead to a covered breezeway, sited between the new 775-square-foot structure and a two-car garage.
Near the main house, James Turrell’s pyramidal Skyspace structure invites visitors into its dark recess for a chance to view the heavens through a perspective-altering cutout. Most of Murren’s museum-quality art collection is inside the house, including a Robert Rauschenberg piece, a set of Andy Warhol prints, and a hologram by Turrell. Image courtesy of Jill Paider.
Front facade with cantilevered pergola canopy and shadows
Most impressive of all, a solar array on the roof empowers the residents to produce more energy than they consume on-site.
On the third story, a master suite and roof deck with city views were designed along with two bedrooms and a new bath.
Front yard
Street facade, presenting a relatively closed face, with higher transoms windows to still afford a sense of air and sky from the inside while blocking unwanted, penetrating views from the street.
Entry door, with visual cues of a stair and platform to welcome visitors and elevate them to the living level upon entry.
On a five-acre property outside Taos, New Mexico, designer Molly Bell worked closely with her father, builder Ed Bell, to create a new residence for owner Lois Rodin. “Lois requested that it appear as a grouping of individual masses, so that it read more like a cluster than a solitary shape,” Molly says. “I hope it shows that it’s OK to do something modern in such a traditional environment, and not to be afraid of it.”
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Taos, New Mexico
Dwell Magazine : July / August 2017
The facade was enhanced with a new porch, steel canopy, and planters, as well as new windows.
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Denver, Colorado
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
Main elevation
Making use of the hilltop location, each window was planned to frame interesting vistas or to find the best sight lines around adjoining buildings.
Entry stair and porch with cantilevered balcony
The house clearly displays its Sea Ranch–style touches.
Another backyard hotspot is the deck, built around an existing boulder, where adults can lounge while the kids climb.
The VitraHaus was designed by Basel-based firm Herzog & de Meuron and completed in 2010. The building is made of poured-in-place concrete, with the exterior covered in dark plaster and local fir.
As you ascend towards the roof, the house becomes increasingly transparent.
The house’s street-level entrance shows an openness to its surroundings, and a glass door allows curious passersby a glimpse of the interior.
The exterior, which was taken down to the studs and rebuilt, pairs the original concrete block with reclaimed hemlock, which clads two sides of the upstairs addition.
A modern rendition of Mediterranean architecture combines with sparse landscaping to create a simple, minimalist feel. The climate, according to the architect, varies from “the warmest African sunny days in summer [to] cold, rainy, and snowy days in winter.”
On the opposite side of the abstract front elevation, the home opens up and presents an entirely different viewing experience. “Like a flower leaning [towards the] sunlight, the architectural volumes pull and open up towards the views of the lake,” says Miller. A stacked timber retaining wall serves both structural and aesthetic functions; in addition to holding back the earth the home has been buried into, it visually defines the its perimeter.
The red chimney and strategic diagonals throw accents against the simple silhouette.
Stringent building regulations didn’t cramp the designers’ style. Sharp angles, tall windows, and varied material textures left room to make a striking architectural statement.
The structure is sited on a slope that dips to the east, allowing for a generous basement that Ian uses for his business, Treebird Construction.

Zoom out for a look at the modern exterior. From your dream house, to cozy cabins, to loft-like apartments, to repurposed shipping containers, these stellar projects promise something for everyone. Explore a variety of building types with metal roofs, wood siding, gables, and everything in between.

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