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The latest houses with black exteriors, including a black fairy-tale like cottage in a Quebec forest and a ski chalet coated in black tar.

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Located in the small Alpine village of Maranza with views of the Dolomites, the hotel is segmented into four staggered volumes, unified by blackened larch cladding and large curved cut-outs in their facades. Wooden Architecture, Vernacular Architecture, Architecture Photo, Contemporary Architecture, Alpine Hotel, Larch Cladding, Alpine Village, Alpine Style, Hiking Routes

Peter Pichler draws on agricultural vernacular for Hotel Milla Montis

Located in the small Alpine village of Maranza with views of the Dolomites, the hotel is segmented into four staggered volumes, unified by blackened larch cladding and large curved cut-outs in their facades.

Dutchess County Studio is composed of three rectangular volumes arranged in a pinwheel to overlap one another. Textured black brickwork walls are slanted at the top to meet with triangular clerestory windows. Three Bedroom House, Black Brick, Clerestory Windows, Brick Architecture, Tiny House Cabin, Tiny Houses, Huge Windows, Garden Studio, Black Exterior
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Textured black brick props up "beak-like" windows in Dutchess County Studio

Dutchess County Studio is composed of three rectangular volumes arranged in a pinwheel to overlap one another. Textured black brickwork walls are slanted at the top to meet with triangular clerestory windows.

Fjord Boat House perches on a concrete plinth beside the water and is largely imperceptible from above, thanks to its grass-topped roof. The rest of its exterior is clad with blackened beams of timber, but inside this gives way to a much warmer material palette. Timber Planks, Timber Beams, Timber Cladding, Timber Kitchen, Minimal Home, Brick Flooring, Timber House, Japanese Aesthetic, Facade House
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Fjord Boat House is a retreat near the border of Denmark and Germany

Fjord Boat House perches on a concrete plinth beside the water and is largely imperceptible from above, thanks to its grass-topped roof. The rest of its exterior is clad with blackened beams of timber, but inside this gives way to a much warmer material palette.

Inviting oak-lined rooms lay behind the black facade of Fjord Boat House, a lakeside holiday home designed by Danish practice Norm Architects. Timber Beams, Timber Cladding, Timber Kitchen, Minimal Living, Facade House, Maine House, Beautiful Buildings, Boat House, Exterior
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Fjord Boat House is a retreat near the border of Denmark and Germany

Inviting oak-lined rooms lay behind the black facade of Fjord Boat House, a lakeside holiday home designed by Danish practice Norm Architects.

Around the central path and the ramp, the house is built as blocky volumes formed from thick concrete walls reaching a black steel roof at different heights. Concrete is pared with steel in order to be both resilient to fire and low maintenance. Glass Wall Design, Truckee California, Concrete Column, Concrete Houses, Concrete Walls, Walnut Floors, Unique Buildings, Ceiling Windows, Large Bedroom
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Tinted glass bathes Lookout House by Faulkner Architects in red glow

Around the central path and the ramp, the house is built as blocky volumes formed from thick concrete walls reaching a black steel roof at different heights. Concrete is pared with steel in order to be both resilient to fire and low maintenance.

Dirty House is a stark, black-painted art studio and private residence that Adjaye built from a 1930s warehouse in Shoreditch. It was the first of the two houses that Adjaye's firm has built for artist Webster. Architecture Design, Contemporary Architecture, Building Architecture, Concrete Architecture, Building Facade, Building Design, David Adjaye, Derelict House, Key Projects
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Ten key projects by RIBA Royal Gold Medal winner David Adjaye

Dirty House is a stark, black-painted art studio and private residence that Adjaye built from a 1930s warehouse in Shoreditch. It was the first of the two houses that Adjaye's firm has built for artist Webster.

Externally, changes to the dwelling are visible where some existing windows have been relocated to suit the new interior configuration. The street-facing facade of the ground floor has also been updated with metal panels, wooden louvres and dark wood cladding that has been treated using the Japanese technique of shou sugi ban. House Cladding, Exterior Cladding, Facade House, Brook House, My House, Concrete Cladding, Concrete Tiles, Walker House, Japanese Style House
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Slide is centrepiece of Walker house renovation by Reflect Architecture

Externally, changes to the dwelling are visible where some existing windows have been relocated to suit the new interior configuration. The street-facing facade of the ground floor has also been updated with metal panels, wooden louvres and dark wood cladding that has been treated using the Japanese technique of shou sugi ban.

Black decking runs inside the house. Modular Cabins, Tiny Cabins, Tiny House Cabin, Tiny House Plans, Modular Homes, Tiny House Design, Tiny House On Wheels, Tiny Houses, Dark Wooden Floor
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Prism House + Terrace Room by Smiljan Radić is an "exercise in replication"

Black decking runs inside the house.

Corrugated black metal roofing panels, known as Instapanel, cover the sloped roof and two walls of Prism House, while the rear wall is glazed. Inside, this block contains two bedrooms with a bathroom, A Frame Cabin, A Frame House, Tiny House Cabin, Tiny House Design, Glazed Walls, Roof Panels, Lake Cabins, Construction, Luz Natural

Prism House + Terrace Room by Smiljan Radić is an "exercise in replication"

Corrugated black metal roofing panels, known as Instapanel, cover the sloped roof and two walls of Prism House, while the rear wall is glazed. Inside, this block contains two bedrooms with a bathroom,

New York practice Desai Chia Architecture has wrapped a house in Connecticut situated on top of a rocky ledge with charred cedar and large windows that overlook the hilly landscape. Forest Scenery, Light Hardwood Floors, Casas Containers, Three Bedroom House, Exterior Cladding, House Made, Design Case, Open Plan, Architecture Design
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Desai Chia Architecture perches blackened Ledge House on rocky hillside

New York practice Desai Chia Architecture has wrapped a house in Connecticut situated on top of a rocky ledge with charred cedar and large windows that overlook the hilly landscape.

A matte-black rendering called Corev Mooth covers the walls of this residence, while window frames and shutters are made from a tropical tzalam wood coated in reddish sealer as a contrast.  Called Las Golondrinas, the house is composed of three volumes topped by a large sloped roof to create a covered patio that opens onto a swimming pool that aligns with the tree canopy. Black Walls, White Walls, Rendering Walls, Rendered Houses, Stone Deck, Building Foundation, Outdoor Walkway, Basement Floor Plans, White Oak Wood
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Seven of the best houses in Mexico's Valle de Bravo

A matte-black rendering called Corev Mooth covers the walls of this residence, while window frames and shutters are made from a tropical tzalam wood coated in reddish sealer as a contrast. Called Las Golondrinas, the house is composed of three volumes topped by a large sloped roof to create a covered patio that opens onto a swimming pool that aligns with the tree canopy.

Cedar charred black using the Japanese method of yakisugi and stone from a quarry in nearby Acatlán are used to blend this house "as a shadow in the green surroundings".  Among the key features of the property is a huge cantilevered volume fronted by a large window that offers views from the living room to a nearby lake. Houses Architecture, Residential Architecture, Jacuzzi, Les Accents, Basement Floor Plans, Mug Design, Charred Wood, Dark House, Exposed Concrete
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Seven of the best houses in Mexico's Valle de Bravo

Cedar charred black using the Japanese method of yakisugi and stone from a quarry in nearby Acatlán are used to blend this house "as a shadow in the green surroundings". Among the key features of the property is a huge cantilevered volume fronted by a large window that offers views from the living room to a nearby lake.

The Mexico City firm covered the house in a matte-black rendering called Corev Mooth so it would not upstage its lush surroundings at the top of its sloped plot. Black Walls, White Walls, Contemporary Architecture, Architecture Design, Black Architecture, Stucco Siding, Stone Deck, Outdoor Walkway, Basement Floor Plans

Las Golondrinas is a matte-black house in Valle de Bravo mountains

The Mexico City firm covered the house in a matte-black rendering called Corev Mooth so it would not upstage its lush surroundings at the top of its sloped plot.

Architecture firm PPAA has designed a black house atop a sloped site in Mexico's Valle de Bravo region with a swimming pool that meets the tree canopy. Outdoor Walkway, Indoor Outdoor, Outdoor Living, Stone Deck, Basement Floor Plans, White Oak Wood, Weekend House, Huge Windows, Tree Canopy

Las Golondrinas is a matte-black house in Valle de Bravo mountains

Architecture firm PPAA has designed a black house atop a sloped site in Mexico's Valle de Bravo region with a swimming pool that meets the tree canopy.

Black paint has been applied across the front and rear elevations, and all of the windows have been refitted with black window frames. A black-frame balustrade has also been set in front of the home's first-floor balcony. Residential Architecture, Interior Architecture, Interior Design, Black Window Frames, Painted Brick Walls, Moving Walls, Melbourne, White Sideboard, Black Exterior
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Black facade of Melbourne townhouse contrasts its white interiors

Black paint has been applied across the front and rear elevations, and all of the windows have been refitted with black window frames. A black-frame balustrade has also been set in front of the home's first-floor balcony.

On the residence's all black front, an attached garage unit is fronted with glazed doors and a grouping of clerestory windows run along the top of the one-and-half-storey foyer. Best Mods, Clerestory Windows, White Oak Floors, Royal Residence, Forest Park, Entry Hall, Royal House, Wood Glass, Common Area
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Black wood and glass volumes form Royal house in Oregon woodland

On the residence's all black front, an attached garage unit is fronted with glazed doors and a grouping of clerestory windows run along the top of the one-and-half-storey foyer.