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A shiny mirror-clad shed greets guests as they approach the house.
Californian modernism informs the shape of this Minnesota residence.
The mirror-clad shed gives the property a sense of constant movement.
High, glazed walls bring in plenty of natural light.
Hard shell, soft core. The industrial exterior shell wraps up and over the warm interior of the great room.
The beautiful landscape reflects off the exterior of the property.
The location's sometimes inhospitable conditions (wind, dust, and high temperatures) lead to the project's name, which means "Air of Bardenas" in Spanish.
A large window wall folds in to create a spacious deck that wraps up and over to become the roof and overhang of the home.
The stainless steel column is set outboard of the envelope to allow for a corner opening wall system.
The taller mass holds the sleeping spaces, while the living and gathering spaces are located in the lower elements.
In order to take advantage of the sun, the outdoor patio, opening wall system, and lawn were located on the southern side of the residence.
Outdoor walkway to the master bedroom
The house and its surrounding
Front facade of the house
Living room at night
Chenery Facade
Chenery Facade
Architect Joaquin Castillo blends inexpensive materials, the odd splurge, and a refined modernist sensibility to create an affordable weekend house for brothers Alfredo and Guillermo Oropeza. The facade is a juxtaposition of rough-hewn local stone, smooth concrete, glass, and steel—the material palette used throughout the structure.
A team from the University of Coimbra in Portugal designed 'Floatwing'
A Swiss Miss style house by William Krisel
The couple’s garden-style townhouse is one of nearly 200 units that Mies van der Rohe designed for Detroit’s middle class after World War II. Zac Cruse Construction assisted with their remodel.
A converted ranch in Kyle City, Texas.
This  house in Three River, California, has no Internet or television, which makes it ideal for a digital detox.
S&S House - Besonías Almeida arquitectos
Anthony Pellecchia and Kathy Wesselman's careful site planning garnered a waterfront view at little cost to the trees.
Christopher: Olalla, Washington, is a small rural community on the Kitsap Peninsula accessible to Seattle via ferry, or a long drive through Tacoma. We're about one mile from Puget Sound, one mile from a freshwater lake and a few miles from a popular sailing harbor. We're Olympic Peninsula adjacent, and, most importantly, we are less than 45 minutes from Amy's favorite oyster farm in the Hood Canal, Hama Hama. In addition to a family of deer, dozens of birds, and hundreds of frogs, our property is also home to occasional wandering coyotes and a very strange-looking creature that Amy has convinced herself is a chupacabra. There are cougars and black bears in the area as well, but thank God we haven't eyeballed them yet.

Amy: For us, the primary driver for us to move from Los Angeles and abandon our urban existence was our love of the property.
This small writer's retreat on San Juan Islands, Washington completely exposes the interior to the site’s impressive island views. Photo by: Tim Bies
Clad in SPF lumber, zinc, and glass, David Bronskill and Mark Dilworth’s vacation home on Oblong Lake fans out to capture wide views of the forest. “Nothing is straight in the plan,” says architect Roland Rom Colthoff of RAW Design, who conceived the 2,500-square-foot escape. From left to right, there are three structures: a three-bedroom guest wing, a voluminous communal area, and a semi-detached master suite. Two of the wings share an unusual fin-shape design because of their varied ceiling heights.
The windows were manufactured by Kolbe Windows & Doors. Louvers cover the clerestories, reducing glare and helping with passive climate control.
Set on a steel frame and reached by a bridge, the master suite extends up to 13 feet above the sloping grade.
At just 350 square feet, this remote cabin with a view for the Sol Duc River sits on stilts to protect it from flooding and the dampness of the northwestern rainforest. Its shutters can be operated manually by custom steel rods.
A shell of concrete in the desert
A side view of the house and of Salmela’s signature architectural feature: the “unchimney.” All windows are from Loewen.
Torontonians Dan and Diane Molenaar head north to Drag Lake when they need a weekend away from urban life—though they brought some of the city with them. The mirrored windows that circle the cottage were recycled from two office towers in Toronto.

For this tiny house in the Belgian forest, a little extra square footage comes in the form of a glassed-in addition with a stellar view.

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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