522 Exterior Gable Roofline Design Photos And Ideas

Taking inspiration from the tradition of the Danish sommerhus, each volume is a simple, gabled form, clad in dark gray-stained cedar siding with standing-seam metal roofs that mirror the vertical grooves in a similar shade.
View from outdoor porch by Low Design Office
The entry is hidden and only discoverable through a pathway that leads to a red sculpture. It's the only part of the palette that breaks the rules of the cloaked facade approach.
The Mono structure's single-engineered truss frame makes it capable of withstanding harsh weather—from heavy snow, to downpours, to heat. It comes in three variations.
Ree’s Home is one of the most recently completed 20K homes and is a modified version of Joanne’s Home that explores a raised slab foundation. The house is included in the 20K Product Line.
The smallest DublDom model, the DD 26 is a compact, 280-square-foot studio with a cozy bathroom with heated floors.
LOHA’s design is a result of new code requirements and creatively working within limitations so that the project would successfully maximize the site potential.
"The roof on the new modules has the same angle as the original hut, but reversed, giving value to the original project, while the new modules acquire a new identity inspired by the pre-existing architectural object," Alejandro says.
The pitched roofs are topped with CINDU metal cladding.
La Casa Pequena in Oaxaca, Mexico
The master bedroom is enclosed on three sides, emphasizing the view outward, while the low-slung roof and deep eaves create a sense of horizontality. The bed, nightstands, and light shelf are made from white oak to match the floors; all were designed by the architects.
"We believe that architecture can change the environment and people, and influence the world around us," says Ovchinnikov. "DublDom for us is a tool and an opportunity to change the world, so it is important for us to create an affordable and massive architectural product that allows us to make large-scale changes."
This 1,109-square-foot model has four to five bedrooms.
Standing-seam siding folds up from the street façade over the roofline to the roof deck, creating a seamless transition between wall and roof.
The gable silhouette of the house harmonizes with its rural setting.
The cabin is composed of six prefabricated modules placed side by side atop a six-meter long iron frame.
Imagining a second home as a cottage retreat gave the team the creative opportunity to “think about how you want to live in comparison to how you’re living,” says Adair. To their clients, this meant centering their daily experience around family, nature, and socialization – emphasizing simplicity and cutting out excess.
The unfinished cedar planks will develope a silvery patina over time.
On the first floor of Casa R is a woodshed and a "chiflonera." This area between the interiors and exteriors is commonly found in Chilean/Patagonian homes, as it helps to regulate the region’s extreme temperature changes.
The 500-square-foot cabin and adjacent shed are 100 percent off-grid, with water, sewer, and electrical systems in place to support these buildings and any future development.
The home pays homage to the area's rural character, rich heritage, and building typology.
"The building’s envelope is developed as a thick wall, integrating multiple storage spaces, a secondary kitchen, and small ‘inhabitable’ window niches that carefully curate incoming light and expanding views to the surroundings," explains the project's architect, Aljoša Dekleva.
According to the owners, this two-story stone building is the only inhabited house to enjoy uninterrupted views along the length of the sea loch to the North.
Lagos has raised the cabin above the ground on supporting steel to avoid damaging any of the existing trees on site.
The home is spread across two floors.
The original carriage house was transformed into a bridal suite that now has three guest rooms.
After a change of ownership, the historic inn was shut down temporarily for a cosmetic refresh by Blackberry Farm Design.
The house is, thanks to a new owner, in excellent, original condition.
White windows and trim match the fences and provide a pop of contrast against the natural materials.
White painted fences define the parking area and entrance pathway to the house.
The house sits on an east-west axis with terraces on the north and south (one sunny and the other shaded), that can be enjoyed throughout the year.
House for Beth is set on 16 acres of open field in Door County, a Wisconsin peninsula on Lake Michigan known for farming.
A look at the exterior of the home.
This part of the white stucco house has been rebuilt in the style of the original estate cottage.
Built in 1937, this stone building came with the property and sits next to the Mothership. Gleason dubbed the structure "The Barracks."
The house has a standing-seam metal roof and  is finished with black-tinted stucco and a standing-seam metal roof.
The double-stacked wood wall from the exterior.
The wraparound deck boasts a view of the surroundings with shade provided by the eaves of the roof.
The  main house was given a contemporary look by way of a metal roof and a black exterior.
A view of the ascent towards the property.
A DublDom house rests on a barge.
A fully assembled DublDom house that was transported to its site by helicopter.
Dubldom presently offers five different models that range from 280-square-foot studios to 1,400-square-foot, three-bedroom dwellings that work well for families.
The slightly trapezoidal shape of the site provides a rare opportunity for views down the coast from the interior of the house.
Strategically placed openings on all sides of the façade secure the ocean and hillside views, and provide maximal natural light to all interior spaces.
Corrosive sea air can deteriorate metals and slowly peel away paint, so the architects wrapped the building in aluminum and a non-corrosive metal, and coated it in a resilient rustproof paint.
The upper building was renovated to house the master suite and adjoining studio.
The smaller of the two existing buildings, this renovated structure houses two bedrooms. A glass overhang was installed above the passageway linking the historic structure with the concrete addition.
“The ‘new box’ on the site is made to be relatively inconspicuous,” say the architects of the boxy, concrete extension. “In the presence of the time-honored beauty of 70-year-old houses and the supreme natural landscape, any fresh elements seem unnecessary and charmless.”
Separated by an elevation difference of approximately 13 feet, the renovated structures are oriented towards views of the East China Sea.
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.

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.