19 Exterior Shingles Roof Material Mid Century Design Photos And Ideas

A new 50-years cedar shake roof with copper flashing was installed just last year.
Set on a half-acre lot, this updated 1963 midcentury home is located in the heart of La Cañada Flintridge in the Los Angeles area.
The classic post-and-beam construction is highlighted on the exterior.
A view of the home's exterior from the backyard. Here, you can see the lower level which features laundry and an additional bedroom.
Beautifully renovated, the home has excellent curb appeal with low maintenance landscaping.
The property features architecture that has been described as Third Bay Tradition—a 1960s Bay Area midcentury-modern style that can be seen in some of the wood-paneled residences in Sea Ranch, the exclusive Sonoma County seaside community.
Clean lines and a sleek black exterior welcome you to this North Highland Park hilltop home.
The entry of the wood-clad property features beautiful midcentury lines.
The home is surrounded by an acre of woods and overlooks the Great Salt Lake which provides stunning sunset views.
The first task at hand was to open up and vault the ceilings. The architects added floor-to-ceiling windows, which allowed the home to take full advantage of its amazing views.
Fortunately, the existing structure had good bones, so Edmonds + Lee was able to maintain the dwelling's original footprint, and focus on opening up the interiors.
Speaking to his original design, architect Saul Zaik says, “We were really just building boxes with a bunch of windows but experimenting with how you integrated indoor and outdoor spaces.” The house has seven different openings to the exterior, allowing different courtyard or patio settings for a range of outdoor activities, including seating for a gathering on the street-facing side. The Milfords hired Lilyvilla Gardens for the landscaping around the house, including variegated bluestone steps with thyme joints.
The Case Study homes were built between 1945 and 1966 and were commissioned by Arts & Architecture magazine to create inexpensive and replicable model homes to accommodate the residential housing boom in the United States caused by the flood of returning soldiers at the end of World War II.
An arial view of the property clearly illustrates the five attached pods.
Mid-century designer Jens Risom's A-framed prefab family retreat, located on the northern portion of Block island, is bordered by a low stone wall, an aesthetic element that appears throughout the land.

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