241 Exterior Gable Roofline House Building Type Design Photos And Ideas

Sliding glass doors allow the kitchen and living room to be fully opened to the deck, creating a seamless integration between the interior and exterior space.
The light-colored larch and expanses of glass give the home a natural vibe and help it integrate into its sylvan setting.
The modern gable construction is a riff on traditional building traditions in the region.
The windows, which vary in size, were strategically placed to capture dramatic views of the volcano, lake and natural scenery.
A Honka model called Kommodori was used for this seaside home,
The roof was built with prefabricated wood elements.
The home is equipped with solar water heating.
The trailer is clad in corrugated fiberglass and steel, and internally lined in used, cleaned shuttering plywood. All of the joinery is from plywood offcuts, including the two staircases. Handrails are made from offcuts of blue rope, left over from Studio in the Woods. High levels of natural light are provided by both gable ends which are ‘glazed’ with high-performance interlocking polycarbonate.
The expansive property contains an extensive forest and trail system.
The home is naturally integrated into its bucolic setting.
The northern façade of the main house is set at an angle to the barn
The design of the 3890-square-foot main residence and its adjacent barn have been executed with the highest degree of craftsmanship and attention to detail, drawing from traditional influences and the vernacular of the rural northeast.
The design of the 3890-square-foot main residence and its adjacent barn have been executed with the highest degree of craftsmanship and attention to detail, drawing from traditional influences and the vernacular of the rural northeast.
Vestigial stone walls that remain throughout the property, almost echoing the home's poetic use of stone.
Duerksen now runs his own architecture firm out of the home.
To help keep costs at bay, the dark exterior siding and feature staircase were constructed of fir plywood.
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The home is composed of limestone masonry and structural steel accents.
The house has two spacious outdoor patios for entertaining.
The ground floor of the two-story structure includes a living room, dining room, and three bedrooms—all with en-suite bathrooms. It also features a huge loft area with an additional living space, bedroom, kitchen, and bathroom. Each level has an outdoor terrace, while the lower terrace has a barbecue.
The only clue to the property's past life are the train tracks which traverse the garden.
Inspired by the traditional shingle-clad homes in the neighborhood, this prefab home in Seattle was based off a base design by Method Homes and then customized by Grouparchitect to accommodate the client’s needs and a unique site. Doors were widened, a rear porch was enclosed for an additional bedroom, and specialized storage including an enlarged laundry room, a generous pantry, and built-in cubbies for each member of the family were added.
Designed by architect Tanja Rytkönen, Vista is a compact log home with a high pitched roof, and fully glazed façade.
Designed by architects and experienced sailor Kari Leppänen, Honka’s Saari villa was built with 134-milimeter thick square logs treated with a dark finish, and has three-meter wide eaves that provide shade, and wind protection for the outdoor patio.
This house has a sauna and four bedrooms, including a master bedroom on the second level that looks down onto the lake.
The Tulip model by Steelhomes is a manufactured 1-bedroom, 2-bathroom residence with just over 1000 square feet of living space. Based in Miami, Steelhomes maintains a steel frame factory in Opa Locka and works throughout South Florida.
A view of the extension at night.
The pitched roof reduces the extension's surface area to 12 percent less than that of a flat-roofed extension, creating a more compact building envelope—which translates to less material needed for construction and less space to heat or cool.
Floor-to-ceiling glass with sliding glass doors allow access to the decked outdoor space, covered by the roof's overhang.
In order to meet the project's requirements for both affordability and sustainability, Warc Studio paired glass with laminated timber fins constructed from arsenic free H3 treated laminated radiate pine—a highly sustainable resource locally-sourced from a nearby plantation.
The former knitting mill was built in 1928 and sits in San Francisco's South Beach neighborhood.
The building's modern exterior cladding contrasts dramatically with the existing ruins.
Another view of the back of the building.
A private gate fronts the entrance to Red Oak Manor.
With invisible foundations, the house appears to hover above a grassy carpet.
A small porch on the southern facade leads down to the lake.
In summer, trees help to filter out some of the heat during the warmer days.
The house has a standing-seam metal roof and  is finished with black-tinted stucco and a standing-seam metal roof.
The client can enjoy the outdoors day or night via the screened porch and deck.
According to the architects, the screened porch panels (on the left) were site-built by the contractor to have similar dimensions as the Marvin windows (to the right). Dramatic black sashes unite the facade. Thin mull covers between window units blend with the exterior siding, "which afforded a consistency that we were after," said Wiedemann. Native stone on the foundation is similar to old Virginia farmhouses.
A view of the back side of the two-story home reveals its dramatic glazing, which provides both levels with far-flung views into the site.
The exterior form and materials of the house echo historic farmhouses in the area, while the garage, clad in red board and batten, evokes old barns. Wiedemann reinterprets the function of a traditional cupola here, which was typically used to aid interior ventilation, by inserting a whole-house fan in this one.
Choosing not to make a big to-do of itself, this cottage blends in with its surroundings. A wall of glass on one end allows a merger of the outdoors with the interiors, while white trim leaves the appearance of a snow-kissed façade year-round. Berlin, Germany. By Atelier st Gesellschaft von Architekten mbH

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A study room that opens to the green backyard.
An updated modular prefab in Norway's in the Snarøya peninsula.
A renovated prefab in Norway.

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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