101 House Exterior Ideas (Photos and Extensive Guides)

Jacki Roig

Contemporary house with blue exterior

Check out 101 house exterior ideas. Includes all styles, sizes, home types and colors. Search by color or style.


Welcome to our massive house exterior photo gallery where you can get all kinds of exterior ideas by color, material, architectural style, siding type and more.

Also, check out our online visual paint software where you can upload a photo of your house exterior and apply hundreds of different paint colors to see what looks best.

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The gorgeous and warmth of the gray tones of the home coincides well with the surrounding green landscape filled with tall trees in the background, medium-sized pines at the front yard and the grass lawn separated from the concrete walkway by a thin strip of fountain.
Designed by: Elips Design Architecture

The gorgeous and warmth of the gray tones of the home coincides well with the surrounding green landscape filled with tall trees in the background, medium-sized pines at the front yard and the grass lawn separated from the concrete walkway by a thin strip of fountain.

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A charming contemporary house with Victorian architecture enclosed in an ornate wrought iron fence. It features beautiful brick walls, glazed windows and stone paving.
Designed by: Moloney Architects

A charming contemporary house with Victorian architecture enclosed in an ornate

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Interior and Exterior Design in Sarasota FL

Jacki Roig

Audrey Design

Audrey Design is an interior and exterior design studio based in Sarasota Florida, focused on creating timeless residences that seeks to bring the home of your dreams into life.

Audrey’s signature is an architectural and holistic approach to design and remodel, where every detail is meticulously executed, the result being stunning rooms and spaces. Their residential work represents a range of client aesthetics and tastes; what they all share is a timeless and fashion simplicity.

The firm offers interior and exterior finish specifications from small bathroom remodels to whole house renovations and new builds. We take into account your personality, budget, environment, and architecture when designing to ensure that your ideas are implemented beyond your expectations. We take your ideas and bring them to life with a fashion and innovative approach.  

Audrey’s is always finding delightful solutions for every design dilemma.

At Audrey Design, we understand the key

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24 Trendy Modern Farmhouse Exterior Styles

Jacki Roig

Last updated on May 29th, 2020

These days, it’s impossible to miss the modern farmhouse design, whether you’re online, watching TV, or exploring your town. Plenty of homeowners are wondering how to get the modern farmhouse look in their homes, and while the inside is undoubtedly important, the outside is just as crucial to ensuring your home achieves this style.

From Arizona to Virginia, there are so many variations on the farmhouse look. Explore 24 of our favorite modern farmhouse exteriors below, each showcasing a different take on this popular home aesthetic. 

 

1. Valen 

Arlington, TX

 

Community: Viridian

State: Texas

The Valen’s Key Design Features:

  • Horizontal siding, stucco, and cut stone combined with dark trim and cedar accents
  • Standing metal seam mixed with an asphalt shingle roof
  • Louver accents that add interest to the gables
  • Welcoming wrapped front porch

 

2. Triana

Single-story modern farmhouse design
Gilbert, AZ

 

Community: Legacy at Seville

State: Arizona

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28 House Exterior Design Ideas

Jacki Roig

analisse taft gertsen's connecticut home

William Abranowicz

They say you can’t judge a book by its cover, and the same goes for homes. The exterior of a house can hint at what’s on inside or offer a contrasting surprise–whether it’s a castle-inspired exterior with a fairy-tale interior or a historic outside with a contemporary inside. We’ve rounded up some of the most stunning home exteriors that’ll have you wanting to move in—and may even inspire you to up your own home’s curb appeal.

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Castle-Inspired Fortress

This fairy-tale escape by Lisa Tharp and TMS Architects features a gray exterior with white and red accents. The wood and stone add to its nature-inspired charm.

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Nautical Getaway

Previously destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, this New Jersey home got a helping hand from Joe Lucas. The shingled house, complete with a screened porch, looks out on the bay and the

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Building Envelope Design Guide – Introduction | WBDG

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Introduction

Intended Audience and Subject Matter

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS)–under contract from the Army Corps of Engineers, the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, the US Air Force, the General Services Administration, the Department of Energy, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency—has developed this comprehensive federal guide for exterior envelope design and construction for institutional/office buildings.

The scope covers buildings constructed of steel, reinforced concrete, reinforced masonry and reinforced concrete masonry units and includes low-rise, mid-rise and high rise buildings. Typical buildings include administration (office) buildings of all sizes, from a small one-story base administration building to a twenty-story inner city agency office facility. Other building types include firehouses and police facilities, courthouses, military residences, many types of laboratories, various types of education buildings, hospitals, extended care facilities, clinics and many types of recreational buildings. Special use buildings such as airplane hangers, testing facilities, and stadiums, single family residences

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Olaya Hotel Exterior Design – Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Jacki Roig

The existing Olaya Hotel exterior design enjoys a landmark status, which means that its design has to be eye-catching but elegant at the same time. Its four-sided visibility called for something that had to be unique and avant-garde, but at the same time, had to match with the understated elegance that defined the interior design palate of the hotel. Furthermore, Mazen Aizouki – the client – wanted a building that would offer a harmonious internal-external connection to the desired demographic of guests.
So the CAS design team responded by designing a hybrid modern-traditional scheme that would complement the overall context of the KSA’s visual palate while maintaining a contemporary aesthetic unique to its own. In this way, the Olaya Hotel exterior design ended up with tall windows, black and white material composition and a belt of mosaic shapes that straddle the building – an ode to the Islamic style of

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Exterior Concrete Staircase Design | Solid Exterior Concrete Stairs Design

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concrete staircase
Exterior Concrete Staircase Design
studio-sw

Exterior Concrete Staircase Design might not be the prettiest material but this versatile workhorse of the architectural world still has the same potential to stand out as any other building material. Concrete exterior stairs (like the staircase pictured above) can add a sleek, modern look to your backyard or front entrance. Here’s a few ideas to help you get inspired.

Exterior Concrete Staircase Design
jomi construction

While very simple, this rustic outside stairs design is both easy to build and offers a no-nonsense entry into any space. It’s perfect for backyards.

Exterior Concrete Staircase Design

 normandy remodeling

Concrete  outside stairs case can even look grand as seen here. You’d be forgiven for mistaking this for a private college.

Exterior Concrete Staircase Design
Choate Houses

While small, these exterior staircase  have a lot to say. With a gentle yet rough finish, they blend into the background and don’t distract from the rest of the garden.

Exterior Concrete Staircase Design
kingdom builders

Even when you keep them

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Exterior Home Pictures Design Software

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The design is inspired by the famous app Google Now following all the guidelines of the Holo interface.
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1 TurboFloorPlan Home and Landscape Pro by IMSI/Design - TurboFLOORPLAN 3D Home & Landscape Pro is

TurboFLOORPLAN 3D Home & Landscape Pro is award-winning home and landscape design software. More professional quality tools make it easy to quickly layout your dream home to exact… more

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20 Realtime Landscaping Photo 5.06 Demo by Idea Spectrum, Inc. - New photo-based landscape design software

New photo-based landscape design software. Design your landscape using a photo of your home and property. Design a garden, plant trees and shrubs, add a new yard, and more. This new landscaping… more

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50 AMC Calendar Wizard by Alchemy Mindworks - AMC Calendar Wizard builds personalized,

AMC Calendar Wizard builds personalized, printable calendars.

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High School Students From Michigan and California Take Top Spots in FCA Drive for Design Competition

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“All of the entries were impressive, the work was very focused with a notable attention to detail, as well as their thought process – these are characteristics we look for when we go to hire designers to work for FCA,” said Mark Trostle, Head of Ram Truck and Mopar Exterior Design for FCA – North America. “Automotive design is a growing field and often overlooked by parents and students, our goal is to inspire and change that perspective. There are many career paths available within automotive design where young designers will have the opportunity to create some of the most exciting and technologically advanced products on the road today, as well as create what’s possible for the future.”

Trostle knows firsthand what it’s like to be given an opportunity to excel in this field. In 2013, he introduced Drive for Design, which is based on a contest he

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What is Exterior Design – Style Council

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Exterior designers are professionals, who produce ideas to make your outdoor design unique, practical and aesthetically pleasing; whilst remaining within budget.

Exterior design provides a sophisticated compliment to the architecture of a dwelling, or space.  By integrating Nature and man-made structures, the home can be expanded into the outdoors.
The functional outcome must blend effectively with surrounding greenery, fountains or features in order to create an environment that is suitable. and comfortable for quality outdoor time and family or home entertainment functions.

Style Council Exterior Designers are inspired by nature’s perfect design.

Earth, Water, Fire, Air. All the elements of nature designed into our living environments enhance a sense of well being, peace and timeless beauty in our lives.

We are a ‘green’ company with a blue logo. Our eco living spaces value and promote clean air and water as a sustainable imperative for the future. We imagine and create

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