Modern architecture and exterior design

 Modern architecture and exterior design Contemporary architecture and facades are growing in popularity across the country. Clean lines and simple designs are among those attributes most commonly requested by homebuyers and homeowners for both the interior and exterior of the home. In the design of the house, there is a special emphasis on the thermo coating, as it can serve as both an excellent way to improve curb appeal and create interesting focal points inside too by thermowood materials.   1. Modern Momentum We know that vertical cladding is a great option for contemporary homes and now we will pose the question; why stop at the walls? This home chose to extend the modified thermowood cladding onto the roof, which is definitely a modern design choice, but it clearly paid off as this property is simply stunning. 2. Reaching New Heights Traditionally, when homes were clad in thermowood, Roof garden the boards were run horizontally; and while it’s still possible to achieve a modern facade this way, running the boards vertically is a hot new trend for the exterior of contemporary homes. Installed this way, the lines draw the eye upward, emphasizing the shape and height of the home, rather than elongating it. As we see in this home, the vertical cladding in combination with the angled roof make the home appear taller and more grand with a charming industrial feel.. 3. Transitional Design This home is a great example of how horizontally run cladding, typically a more traditional look, can actually be made moder when done right. The key is to keep the rest of the exterior very plain – with very few decorative elements – and to let the cladding emphasize the shape of the building. This home runs the cladding the entire length of the home and keeps the look clean and simple with paneless glass windows and no moulding or trim board detailing. 4. Open Front Many contemporary homes include a lot of windows and skylights to help let in as much natural light as possible. These beach houses not only include those features, but by pairing the cladding on the walls with the same material on the roof, it creates the opportunity to have the front of the houses completely open. This not only allows for great views of the beach, but also maximizes the amount of sunlight let into the home 5. Mixed Materials Horizontal lap cladding…

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