15 Modern Contemporary Homes On A Hill
Some homes are located on hilly areas or on sloping topography. Houses built on these areas are sure very challenging to work on but then, architects and engineers always find a way to design the home fitting to its location. You will be amazed to see that even steep areas can actually be used for building a home- not just an ordinary home but the kind that stands out! With the modern contemporary trend of architecture, we have gathered homes of that style that sits on hilly areas.
You are about to see different approaches on building a home on top of a hill. Some adjust the levels of the house while others make use of the steep part in more creative ways. Aside from the intelligent design of these houses, you will surely applaud the look of these homes using various material combinations. Scroll down and feast your eyes on the list below:
Temple Hills Residence
A house remodel designed with some cottage essence as it reinterprets its traditional post and beams. Its hilly location was utilized well.
Elemental Design, LLC
Look at how they worked on the stairs. You will surely agree with us that the landscaping was very well done.
Dyna – Richwood
The garage of the house were placed at the bottom of the hill which is a good design for a house on a hill.
House in the Woods
A contemporary home that played with colors in its interior. You can how it is located lower than the other building showing the topography of the area.
Modern House on Hill
A house set on a steep area but look at how it turned out! The exterior used materials and was designed to fit the need of the homeowner.
Modern Exterior San Francisco
On the top portion of the hill is a pool- yes, we know what you were thinking! We also think this is a lovely home!
Sleepy Hollow Modern House
An awesome contemporary home with wooden exterior and lovely window designs located on a hill in San Francisco.
The different levels of the house was due to the hilly location and you can see how wonderfully the designers worked on it.
Phinney Ridge Modern Exterior
Notice the sloping area on the right side that leads to the road. The design has a nice approach giving it a modern contemporary look.
Modern is Modern Again in Portola Valley
Oversized sliding aluminum doors were used to open the house up to the wooded hillside setting of the area.
Thermally broken aluminum storefront window system was used for this house. The lush green grasses around it added beauty to the exterior as it shows us the sloping area where they placed a stairs.
A modern cantilevered house in gray- this is one lovely dwelling in the middle of the trees!
One side of the house is higher since it sits on the area that is steep. This house remodel is a job well done using stones, glass, steel and other materials.
Cedar with a semi-solid stain for the siding made the exterior look gorgeous! And look at how the hilly area was treated with a planter and stairs.
Madrona Modern House Residence
One part of the house on a flat plain while the other side was kind of steep. But if you focus your attention to the design of the house, you will be amazed on how lovely it is especially with the guard rails and spiral stairs that are powder coated steel in dark bronze.
So, that’s it for today’s list of home design inspirations! If you are having problems on how you can design your home because of the hilly location, take a look at the houses above and you will surely be able to get ideas on what to do with your own house. You can also consult the experts because they would know what to do with it. Sometimes, they love working on challenging locations like these! Want more home designs? How about cantilevered houses?