1995 modern roof terrace Stories
Houzz Tour: Butterfly Roofs Top a Sydney Terrace House
"Modern remodel retains 19th century facade while pouring natural light into new and... This modern reinterpretation of a 19th century Sydney terrace house takes full advantage... butterfly roofs top both structures, an inverted tribute to the surrounding roof pitches... on this roof works. It looks like the perimeter of the roof is completely flat and... butterfly roof funnels water to the middle. I grew up in a flat-roofed mid-century..."
Pitched Roofs Make a Point in Modern and Contemporary Homes
Flat roofs may be the modernist standard, but angled ones say 'home' loud and clear. See how architects are giving pitches a place today
"Flat roofs may be the modernist standard, but angled ones say 'home' loud and clear... a flat roof terrace. So why are we now wavering on roof form? When you ask a child... that a roof doesn’t have to be inclined, that the flat roof is a symbol of progress... all-out modern. Like many design professionals of our generation, we read Le Corbusier’s... pitched roof. Modernist parents may cringe and patiently explain to their 3-year-old..."
Step Up Your Garden Game With Terraced Plantings
We're going to level with you: Slopes in the landscape can be tricky. Use these ideas to create balance and harmony in your terraced beds
"planting terraced beds: the materials used for the retaining walls, the right plants... intrusive. Terracing has historically been the best way to deal with slopes, which can... maintain. A terraced landscape is created by building a series of retaining walls, allowing... photo. Terracing a slope is a very ancient practice employed in agriculture to remedy... BEAUTIFUL terrace examples. I live on a small rectangular city lot, so there's no sprawl..."
Houzz Tour: Seeing the Light in a Sydney Terrace House
A narrow row house gains lots of interior sunshine and a connection to the outdoors without sacrificing privacy
"Victorian terrace house, he resolved both issues by confining most sources of natural... space. Modern design and looks soft and beautiful! ---Kohliron(The Door to Happiness... clean modern design, love it. I am sure the art will come later. Better to have... how the modern use of wood softens the feel of the house. Yes, some artwork wouldn't... bringing in modern functionality is a serious challenge. I think this design met the challenge..."
Modern Gable-Style Homes
"pitched roofs and overhangs can be simple, innovative and modern, too... eschewed in modernism for flat roofs, which sometimes serve as terraces for reclaiming the... But modern architecture is not exclusively flat roofs. Pitched roofs of various... root, modern architecture is a break from the past, and in terms of the roof, that... modern and different than traditional ones. Browse modern home exteriors | Find..."
Houzz Tour: Modern 'White Mountain House' in Japan
An inclined roof, an all-white exterior and glassless windows give this modern, privacy-conscious home a distinct character
"inclined roof, an all-white exterior and glassless windows give this modern, privac... , no roof available . Flat out stunning. That rooftop terrace is such a dream... steep roofs. I also LOVE the metalic house next door! amazing!! Nice design for... salon). The roof patio is very successful, providing both privacy, shade, yet open to the... these terrace during the rain and typhoon seasons... Being partly covered you could..."
Extraordinary Roofs Have High Design Covered
"dramatic roof tops off a stunning home exterior in style... options for roof design aren't limited to the two most prevalent ones: pitched (gable,... creatively the roof can be the most striking aspect of a house's exterior. This ideabook collects... dramatic roofs, dissecting what drives them beyond creating strong images.... between, the roof is cut back to let light into the living space. Speaking of roof becoming..."
Houzz Tour: Double the Space for a Newly Modern Seattle Home
Breathing-room woes go out the window with an extensive remodel that adds a bedroom, a roof deck and an in-law apartment
"bedroom, a roof deck and an in-law apartment... around the roof patio high enough for childrens' safety? Awesome. Love the modern and... up the modernism which is cool. http://is.gd/XoD3aI I love the wall to ceiling windows... despite its modern style, a major feat for the architect. Thank you. Great architectural... off the roof! safety first! I love the design and style of this home. i'd like to... vicky terraces of northern England. I love all the light, but can't begin to imagine..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Home Earns High Honor in Japan
Inventive roofs and a unique spatial composition redefine the very nature of a family home and earn an award for the architect
"ntive roofs and a unique spatial composition redefine the very nature of a family... on the terrace. Bookcases in the den mark the end of one corridor. An open door invites... pitched-roof pattern creates a series of triangular windows (above right) throughout... pitched roof faced the same direction. Then Hata and his team edited the composition... The terrace (background) and the ofuro bath (foreground) flank the semienclosed..."
Houzz Tour: High Efficiency for a Modern Riverside Cabin
With an insulating green roof, savvy material use and a smart design, this home in the woods wastes not in a beautiful way
"green roof, savvy material use and a smart design, this home in the woods wastes... green roof help save on energy costs. And the homeowner saved money by building a... green roof. You will have many good years in this cool cabin/house/retreat/think... green roof was constructed, and how it holds up in the winter. It'sALLart- that... buying a modern box! After walking through so many cabins, nothing felt as comfortable..."
3-Season Rooms: Luxe Meets Rustic on an Ozarks Terrace
Fire features, nature-inspired furnishings and native plants make a large terrace in the mountains as comfortable as can be
"large terrace in the mountains as comfortable as can be... 100-foot-long terrace, the home's architecture and spectacular site in the Ozark Mountains... Treating the terrace as he would an interior (no matching patio sets), Keeley created an... onto the terrace and we'll take a long stroll from one end to the other.... rustic modern. I love the teak chairs from Sutherland. The choices for furniture... and the terrace were built by Tony Martin homes. You can see more photos of the house..."
Single-Sloped Roofs Ramp Up Modern Homes
Mirroring a steep site or used for architectural interest, sloped roofs create a connection with the landscape
"sloped roofs create a connection with the landscape... variety of roof forms relate to tradition (gable-style roofs), interior spaces (sawtooth... (sawtooth roofs) and form (dramatic roofs). One relationship I've yet to cover is how roofs... type of roof I've discovered with steep sites is shed roofs, sometimes called single-slope... single-slope roofs. This ideabook looks at a handful of houses with shed roofs to see how..."
Modern Iconography: The Butterfly Roof
"Butterfly Roof. This started me thinking about how long the Butterfly Roof has endured... Butterfly Roof during the Modern Atlanta House Tour. It was atop The RainShine House, the... of this roof. I can't seem to find who first invented it, but they date back to 1933... Butterfly Roof consists of two gables that slant down toward each other and meet in the... Butterfly Roof was very popular during the Atomic Age, and was a common characteristic..."
Modern Roof Features for Light, Rhythm and Interest
"on the roof. The following houses benefit from the rhythm of these elements, creating... these roofs and home designs we can only sigh and appreciate the esthetics of the... on the roof. What looks like two volumes projecting above the roof is actually four... metal hip roof. This view of the house with the arcade in the foreground accentuates... gable roof like open eyes. They supplement the natural light in the open dining and..."
Houzz Tours: Truro Mid-Century Modern Rejuvenation
"access the roof terrace or the master bath without entering the bedroom. The previous... to the roof terrace there is a deck along the west and north side of the house and... keeps the roof profile thin and allowed us to match the old roof thickness. The floors... mid-century modern designs. This house was originally built in 1953, has an architectural... of the modern houses down toward the tip of Cape Cod were built by architects, artists..."