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Box Hill
Box Hill
Daniela Fulford PhotographyDaniela Fulford Photography
Contemporary exterior in Melbourne.
Hood House
Hood House
Mihaly SlocombeMihaly Slocombe
Hood House is a playful protector that respects the heritage character of Carlton North whilst celebrating purposeful change. It is a luxurious yet compact and hyper-functional home defined by an exploration of contrast: it is ornamental and restrained, subdued and lively, stately and casual, compartmental and open. For us, it is also a project with an unusual history. This dual-natured renovation evolved through the ownership of two separate clients. Originally intended to accommodate the needs of a young family of four, we shifted gears at the eleventh hour and adapted a thoroughly resolved design solution to the needs of only two. From a young, nuclear family to a blended adult one, our design solution was put to a test of flexibility. The result is a subtle renovation almost invisible from the street yet dramatic in its expressive qualities. An oblique view from the northwest reveals the playful zigzag of the new roof, the rippling metal hood. This is a form-making exercise that connects old to new as well as establishing spatial drama in what might otherwise have been utilitarian rooms upstairs. A simple palette of Australian hardwood timbers and white surfaces are complimented by tactile splashes of brass and rich moments of colour that reveal themselves from behind closed doors. Our internal joke is that Hood House is like Lazarus, risen from the ashes. We’re grateful that almost six years of hard work have culminated in this beautiful, protective and playful house, and so pleased that Glenda and Alistair get to call it home.
Tate Street - AMG Home Builders
Tate Street - AMG Home Builders
Crib CreativeCrib Creative
This is an example of a contemporary exterior in Perth.
BONDI BOMBORA
BONDI BOMBORA
ATELIER ALWILLATELIER ALWILL
Photo of a contemporary exterior in Sydney.
Central Residence
Central Residence
Dylan Barber Building DesignDylan Barber Building Design
Photo of a mid-sized contemporary two-storey black house exterior in Geelong with a flat roof.
PERTOBE
PERTOBE
Designing SpacesDesigning Spaces
Photo of a contemporary exterior in Other.
Peregian Beach House - Osprey
Peregian Beach House - Osprey
Aboda Design GroupAboda Design Group
This is an example of a contemporary two-storey house exterior in Sunshine Coast with a flat roof.
Greatwater Retreat
Greatwater Retreat
Brianna Michelle Interior DesignBrianna Michelle Interior Design
Stephen Allen Photography
Photo of a mediterranean exterior in Orlando with a black roof.
Overhang
Overhang
David Small DesignsDavid Small Designs
Jason Hartog Photography
Inspiration for a contemporary exterior in Toronto with mixed siding.
Lake O'Brien 1 - Exterior Lakeside
Lake O'Brien 1 - Exterior Lakeside
Lands End Development - Designers & BuildersLands End Development - Designers & Builders
This is an example of a country two-storey green exterior in Minneapolis with wood siding.
Springhill Residence
Springhill Residence
Locati ArchitectsLocati Architects
Springhill Residence by Locati Architects, Interior Design by Locati Interiors, Photography by Roger Wade
Inspiration for a country two-storey exterior in Other with mixed siding.
Contemporary Elegance: A Masterclass in Exterior Design
Contemporary Elegance: A Masterclass in Exterior Design
Meliza Veloz DesignsMeliza Veloz Designs
Imagine a home that whispers luxury rather than shouts it. That's the essence of a Contemporary Elegant Exterior Home. Here's a detailed description to spark your imagination: Curb Appeal Clean Lines: The overall impression is one of simplicity and order. Straight lines dominate the design, with minimal curves or ornamentation. Geometry in Play: Rectangles, squares, and other geometric shapes are used to create a visually interesting facade. High-Quality Materials: Stucco, stone veneer, or wood panels adorn the exterior, often in a combination for added texture. Think muted, natural tones for a timeless look. Windows and Doors Large Windows: Expansive windows bathe the interior in natural light and blur the lines between indoors and outdoors. Picture large panels of glass or floor-to-ceiling windows. Minimalist Door: A sleek, modern door with clean lines complements the overall aesthetic. Pops of Color While neutral tones reign supreme, a touch of color can add personality. This could be a brightly painted front door, a pop of color in the landscaping, or strategically placed planters with vibrant flowers. Putting it Together Roof: A flat roof or a low-pitched gable roof maintains the clean lines. Modern materials like metal or high-quality asphalt shingles are popular choices. Landscaping: Simple and elegant landscaping with clean lines and muted tones complements the home's architecture. Think manicured lawns, strategically placed shrubs, and pops of color from flowers. Overall Vibe The Contemporary Elegant Exterior Home exudes sophistication and timeless style. It's a home that makes a statement through its clean lines, high-quality materials, and subtle hints of luxury. It welcomes you in with a sense of light, openness, and understated elegance.
Modern Farm in Horse Country
Modern Farm in Horse Country
PatriARCH ArchitecturePatriARCH Architecture
Large country one-storey white house exterior in San Francisco with wood siding, a gable roof, a shingle roof, a grey roof and board and batten siding.
house F
house F
ninkipen! / ニンキペンninkipen! / ニンキペン
Small two-storey grey house exterior in Osaka with mixed siding, a gable roof, a metal roof and a grey roof.
Shelburne Bay Shingle
Shelburne Bay Shingle
Red House BuildingRed House Building
This classic shingle-style home perched on the shores of Lake Champlain was designed by architect Ramsay Gourd and built by Red House Building. Complete with flared shingle walls, natural stone columns, a slate roof with massive eaves, gracious porches, coffered ceilings, and a mahogany-clad living room; it's easy to imagine that watching the sunset may become the highlight of each day!
The Hemlock
The Hemlock
Delonix HomesDelonix Homes
Photo of an arts and crafts two-storey white house exterior in Vancouver with concrete fiberboard siding, a gable roof, a shingle roof, a black roof and clapboard siding.
Alitherm Windows and Doors
Alitherm Windows and Doors
Bespoke Window Systems LtdBespoke Window Systems Ltd
Inspiration for a contemporary exterior in Surrey.
Fremont High-Performing Home
Fremont High-Performing Home
Board & VellumBoard & Vellum
Photo by Andrew Giammarco.
Design ideas for a large contemporary three-storey white house exterior in Seattle with wood siding, a shed roof and a metal roof.
Historical Craftsman Renovation
Historical Craftsman Renovation
Balboa Design GroupBalboa Design Group
Photo of a mid-sized arts and crafts one-storey green exterior in San Diego with a gable roof and wood siding.

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