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A-Frame Entrance and Facade
The gabled roof on Enough House puts it in conversation with the adjacent Troop barn and Cheboque schoolhouse, but its Cor-Ten steel exterior makes it a unique addition to Shobac.
Next to an old farmhouse in the East Tyrolean village of Nussdorf, Austria, is an unusually shaped, shingle-clad cabin that's raised up on skinny steel struts.  
Set on a hilly incline and designed by architects Peter and Lukas Jungmann, the cabin appears to hover above ground like some sort of alien object—a stark contrast to its pastoral environment and the traditional Austrian chalets that surround it.  
Because of its irregular, otherworldly form, and how it seems to be suspended in midair, the cabin was named
"In the western facade of the building the individual characters of the different units are most obvious, while in the eastern facade (seen here) their coherence and the cabin as a whole is more prominent," write the architects.
The familiarity and warmth of the burned finish juxtapose the more contemporary fritted glass that wraps around the corner of the building.
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.
The home is just steps from the beach.
The house is set within an expansive meadow.
Sharp, crescent-like peaks on the two ends of the roof
A sweeping, arc roof that slopes steeply on one side.
The 2,000-square-feet house has an enigmatic form that resembles a cylinder, cut in half along its diameter.
The house’s materials are also influenced by Bavarian-alpine traditions — mainly larchwood in form of tongue-and-groove boards for the façade and as shingles on the roof.

Photo by Sebastian Schels

This by Chilean practice Pezo von Ellrichshausen Arquitectos is built with local timber, with 45 rigid frames set in a fan-shaped configuration.
The roof of this house drops steeply down the inner curve of the semi-circle.
A semi-circular house in the commune of Chonchi, in Chile’s Chiloe Archipelago.
“The stable/garage was built with two intersecting gable roof forms," Schaer says, which didn't match up with the inteiror spaces within. “In order to provide a unified, singular main space, we dropped a flat ceiling at the entrance and linked it up with the main gable visible from the street.”
“[The clients] wished for a simple and flexible space that could be reconfigured to suit the evolving needs of the family,” principal Thomas Schaer says. “Our goal was pretty simple: don’t overthink it and have fun.” Benjamin Moore’s Kendall Charcoal covers the siding, while Segovia Red adds a pop of color to the exterior doors. Two Chair_ONEs by Konstantin Grcic stand on the patio.
A couple in Evanston, Illinois, asked John Issa of Perimeter Architects to add on a two-story, 650-square-foot addition to their traditional farmhouse. The new volume is clad in composite slate siding by Inspire Roofing Products; the windows are Pella.
The property features not only the geodesic dome home, but also a large yard and two additional structures.
Grant yourself the ultimate escape to the Grand Canyon State with this stunning 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom Flagstaff vacation rental cabin, which sleeps 10 guests comfortably. Chock-full of amenities and situated in a private scenic landscape.
Airbnb's fourth
The Jack Sparrow by Outlandish Holidays is located at Falmouth Bay, perhaps explaining the etymology of its name. Bring your own rum.
Enjoy peace, quiet, and beautiful views in Cazadero. Your own little triangle situated in the midst of the mighty redwoods (and only 45 minutes away from San Francisco). Light a fire, grab a book, and snuggle up in that inviting nook of a bedroom. For each rental, $50 is donated to Raphael House, a San Francisco organization whose goal is to help at-risk families achieve stable housing and financial independence.
A wood trellis offers coverage and marks the entry to this 700-square-foot cottage ADU.
Originally, glass doors opened to the deck, but after years of gusty winds, it was decided that a side entrance, protected by a sliding steel door, would be the preferred entrance.
The existing cottage was so run down and neglected it was not livable. The new exterior follows the existing form of the structure with all new building materials for a fresh and timeless look.
Van Beek’s extra space is home to her office. She works on a Tense table by Piergiorgio and Michele Cazzaniga and Flow chairs by Jean Marie Massaud, both for MDF Italia.
bank of double-hung windows in old garage
front entry door
The end gable of the house is covered in local sandstone.
The reddish tones of the sandstone are from iron oxide deposits in the local stone.
The Nook by Hall + Bednarczyk Architects
Architect Paolo Caravello of Helsinki-based practice Void created this prism-shaped house near a lake in Sysmä, Finland, with a glass-topped pyramidal roof that transformed the top level of the house into a fully glazed observatory where its owners can look out to stunning views of the nature outdoors.
The owner of this modern, two-bedroom holiday home in Germany’s Black Forest is a carpenter and joiner, so it’s no surprize that wood is the star the design. Most of the wood for the core structure and interior finishings of the house were sourced from the nearby beech and pine forest.
The result: a house that looks like it’s just been dropped into a field, casual, with nary a path leading up to it and a front door that can barely be detected on the red-cedar-shingled facade.
Tasked with expanding a 150-year old barn with a previous addition built in 1973 by architect Charles Gwathmey, Stamberg Aferiat brought a modern twist while respecting the original structure. Photo by: Paul Warchol.
The Troop barn was slated for demolition in the Annapolis Valley, but it was relocated to Shobac for restoration. The post-and-beam structure boasts a 35-foot cathedral ceiling.
The 1912 Craftsman bungalow appears unchanged from the street, part of Cheng and Snyder’s strategy to maintain the neighborhood’s existing architectural character and appease local preservationists. A dark-gray finish from Glidden custom matches the home’s original color and contrasts with the bright interiors.
Many of the items in the home come from Mjölk, on the ground floor of Daoust and Baker’s building, which dates to the 1870s and has a distinctive tin facade.
In a modern wooden A-frame retreat in the Normandy region of France, architect Jean-Baptist Barache designed a home that is both casual and elegant, low-key and suprising. A large, central window on one of the end gables of the house is accompanied by a scattering of smaller, square
A small deck off the back of the main house is protected from the wind and supported by a small grassy mound.
Conrad used sprinkler pipe material for the railings on the deck, which is made of ipe from West Wind Hardwood.

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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