Though most of the posts here don’t focus on exteriors, there is no question that these homes warrant a second look. For these 21 homes, talented architects and designers have created spectacular exteriors with gather places, water features, and landscaping that makes these homes the height of luxury.
1 | Visualizer: MTaher
This first home features a massive, curving pool that looks lovely and inviting day or night.
2 | Visualizer: Architype 3D
The foggy backdrop for this cantilevered house contrasts perfectly with its stone and wood frame. Hard and soft, sturdy and precarious, all captured in one image.
3 | Visualizer: Vladimir Homza
The beauty of exploring exteriors is that, from a distance, it is easier to imagine what your life might be like inside. This futuristic capsule home, for example, feels like the perfect space to fill with automated spinning beds, remote controlled curtains, and other Austin Powers-styled accoutrements.
4 | Visualizer: MQA Design
5 | Visualizer: Matheus Passos
What better way to make sure everyone knows you have better taste than them than to elevate your entire house? This unique, stacked box design makes no mistake about who’s looking down on who.
6 | Visualizer: W.Alam
Another cool, modern house with sweeping views but this one comes with two cozy outdoor sofas, perfect for lounging or, if you’re a celebrity, canoodling.
7 | Visualizer: Carlos Marenco
This cantilevered living room and deck would be just as comfortable in the Hollywood Hills as it is here in the cold, elk-infested wilderness.
8 | Visualizer: Vic Nguyen
A slightly angled roof set this modern house apart from its boxy brethren.
9 | Visualizer: Andrezej Drawc
By surrounding the ground floor of this super creative house with glass, you put your whole life on display. But if you live in this house, chances are that’s just what you want.
10 | Visualizer: Wojtek Lubinski
It’s hard to say whether the sleek straight lines or the clear desert sky is the real winner here.
11 | Visualizer: Miysis
It would be difficult to drag yourself inside after an afternoon beside this gorgeous pool.
12 | Visualizer: Vic Nguyen
A creative cut out above this deck creates a spotlight of sun until the last second.
13 | Visualizer: Miysis
While you may not want to five into this lily pond, it does make for a relaxing view from the deck.
14 | Visualizer: Architype 3D
This beautiful multi-unit building features a central atrium. No one that lives here is lacking for Vitamin D.
15 | Visualizer: Arqui9
Cabin in the woods means a lot of things to a lot of people. This is less “hunting lodge” and more “luxury retreat.”
16 | Visualizer: Vic Nguyen
Expansive decks. Massive windows. Incredible views. And it’s huge. What else is there to say.
17 | Visualizer: Numa
Another woodsy retreat that lets you get really close to nature.
18 | Visualizer: Vic Nguyen
There’s a lot of beauty in the simplicity of this boxy design nestled in the trees.
19 | Visualizer: Iceci3
This concrete home sits so close to the edge of its pond it looks almost as if it’s floating.
20 | Visualizer: Jishin Raj
How many stories worth of windows does one home need? Clearly it’s at least 3.
21 | Visualizer: 2G Studio
Finally, we have a two story house on a lake with windows that swing open to really give you a taste of nature.
Source: Home Designing