1622 Exterior Flat Roofline Design Photos And Ideas - Page 4

A look at the exterior of the cabin.
The exterior is clad in fiber-cement panels and topped with a bitumen roof.
The Etno Hut is elevated on a steel foundation screwed into the ground by hand. The space beneath the main volume was covered to hide cables, piping, and storage.
Set on a slope, the property faces the forest to the north and sweeping views of the landscape to the south.
An aerial view.
This custom residence for actor Will Arnett was inspired by LivingHomes' RK2 model. About a third was built on-site, including a glass staircase tower and a guest wing (featuring a recording booth where Will can ply his trademark baritone).
To minimize water use, SCDA and Strata Landscape Architecture designed a native, drought-resistant planting plan with sensor-controlled drip irrigation. The lawn takes up less than 10% of the landscape.
Vertical planks of western red cedar provide a warm contrast against horizontal zinc siding panels.
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Set within a corner lot, the home takes advantage of views outward along the length of the site through large expanses of clear glazing.
This compact unit is perfect on a tight lot, but still offers plenty of indoor/ outdoor living.
The fourth floor connects to an outdoor dining area and garden space.
"The exterior cladding of the house is custom-made, a play on board-and-batten siding organized into patterns that suggest varied depth and texture," notes the firm. "Painted in subtle gradations from white to gray, the striped shadows of the board-and-battens shift throughout the day. "
"With each offset, the adjacent roof becomes a balcony, expanding interior spaces to the exterior at every floor," explain the architects. "These indoor-outdoor spaces have varied orientations with unique and unobstructed views to the San Gabriel mountains."
The living room and dining area occupy the heart of the "living" volume and are enclosed on both sides by full-height glazing.
Casa Bosque, which sits in a forest along the Argentine Coast, naturally forms to a 6-foot sloping dune.
A large deck coated with Cetol finish from Behr extends into the home’s sloped site.
A collage of brightly colored, geometric volumes comprise the Ettore Sottsass–designed residence of Lesley Bailey and Adrian Olabuenaga, proprietors of jewelry and accessories company ACME Studio. Completed in 1997, this home is one of few private commissions designed by the Italian architect, who passed away in 2007.
Dawnsknoll’s exterior sidings are cement panels and Resysta wood. The house’s front gate and garage are made from recycled wood.
An exterior steel-and-wood bridge connects the upper floors of the two wings.
The home exterior was recently sandblasted and painted with a ship-grade, high-gloss industrial paint.
Spray foam insulation has been applied on all sides of the container. A small air conditioner helps cool the unit in summer.
The office has been cladded in yellow cedar to comply with the city requirement that all shipping containers be clad.
From his home in New Westminster, the commute to Randy's new office takes just 30 seconds.
RBA Studio cantilevers over its concrete foundation by seven feet and draws utilities from Randy's 1930s residence.
The front gate opens to the inner courtyard.
The front of the home features a privacy wall and a peek at the pleated roofline.
LivingHomes at Atwater Village is a part of a collection of six single-family homes located in the heart of L.A.'s Atwater Village.
This four-module LivingHome was installed in just four hours.
The C6 is one of LivingHomes' most popular models. Coming in at 1,232 square feet, this LivingHome offers a comfortable living space for a relatively low cost.
The astonishing transformation post renovation. The exterior palette consists of white stucco and Ipe wood, and the landscaping in the front yard is comprised of drought-tolerant plants, with a focus on succulents.
This boxy contemporary prefab in Hollywood was a custom-built for a client.
Clad in black-washed decking, the simple structure makes a quiet statement in the natural setting. While its thoughtful layout provides plenty of space for family gatherings, the cabin is also an idlliic setting for a private hideaway.
Soup Architects built a new, stand-alone work studio in the lower section of the garden to provide a different orientation and perspective to the main house.
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Views through bridge
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In contrast to their former house that had been set on a flat, densely wooded lot, the clients picked a steeply sloped West Vancouver property with sweeping panoramic views.
The L-shaped upper floor culminates in a dramatically cantilevered master bedroom wing that's elevated high above the roofs of the neighboring houses.
In addition to a recyclable facade and triple-glazed openings, the sustainably minded Brass House boasts natural flax insulation, LEDs, solar panels, and a green roof.
"Balconies on the front and rear façades ensure a coherence between inside and outside. Its geometric expression strengthens the plasticity of the facades," adds the firm.
Sandwiched between two brick-clad homes, the Brass House on Haveneiland-Oost catches the eye with its angled brass facade that changes color from gold to brown in the light.
The protected balcony allows the owners to enjoy the sunshine with just the right amount of shade.
"We really didn’t have any experience taking on a project of this scale," says Ely. "We’re both generally impulsive people, so we purchased this house—which was a broken shell of a space— with really no plan on how to proceed."
After the renovation, the Hunter Greenhouse was painted green to match the trees around it, earning it its name.
"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."

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