85 Exterior Stucco Siding Material Design Photos And Ideas

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.
The interior of the 1890s building is just 16 feet wide.
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
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.
Tall and surprisingly open, the Tel Aviv Town House by Pitsou Kedem Architects continues in the tradition of its Bauhaus-inspired neighbors with a white facade and black window frames.
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.
The hardscaping helps keep water use to a minimum. The Lais used gravel—accented by drought-tolerant bamboo—to create their side yard.
The black finish on the exterior facades is a modern interpretation of Corey, the artisan stucco used in traditional Mexican Cities.
Though the Quinta Ivana site was very restrictive (30 feet wide by 80 feet deep), it benefits greatly from a greenbelt area on the southern façade, which lets a tremendous amount of natural light into all three levels. Large, strategically placed glass walls further enhance that illumination, as does the restrained use of recessed lighting by Lightolier.
Front
The glass doors of Muennig’s own home allow the ocean breeze through the circular entry of the sea-facing front.
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.
Front facade
Photographer: Casey Dunn
this is the South facing front of the home
this is the North facing side of the home
the back east facing side of the house
South Side/Garage-The home is designed as a U-Shape creating a courtyard around the large Live Oak Tree.  The site is designed to absorb 100% of the water that falls on the site.
Master balcony designed to give the experience of being in and living below the canopy of a tree.  The windows are positioned and oriented to allow the ocean breezes to flow through the home
Front Facade
Looking West
Rear Facade
“I wanted to plant a green roof for its thermal mass, but I wanted it to be as natural as possible,” Liang says.
The front door of this house in the Santa Fe neighborhood of Mexico City slides open to allow views all the way to the backyard. Photo courtesy of JSa.
Because the night air cools the walls in summer, the home has no air-conditioning—though daily highs often rise into the mid-90s and above. Photo by: Kirk Gittings
The entrance emerges in a tight exterior passage
Front elevation
Street View
Corrugated siding usually used for roofing is used for the exterior.

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