modern Houses by OLLIN ARQUITECTURA

36 photos of two-story houses that will inspire you!

Amy Buxton Amy Buxton
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If you feel on the brink of commissioning an architect to design you your ultimate dream home, don't do anything until you've taken a look at some truly tremendous two-story buildings that will definitely fire up your imagination! Whatever aesthetic you are thinking about trying to capture, we think we'll have a few ideas for you here and more than that, you can start considering how you want to landscape your garden too, which is the perfect finishing touch for an impressive facade! From modern through to industrial and ultra contemporary, we really have found the cream of the crop in terms of astounding home design here, so come with us now and take a look!

1. A modern facade that plays with architectural motifs.

2. Combined textures and finishes create an engaging facade.

3. Symmetry and harmony create a balanced look.

modern Houses by CDR CONSTRUCTORA
CDR CONSTRUCTORA

Fachada principal

CDR CONSTRUCTORA

Even at the rear, it looks balanced and beautiful!

modern Houses by CDR CONSTRUCTORA
CDR CONSTRUCTORA

Fachada interior

CDR CONSTRUCTORA

4. Large proportions look stately.

modern Houses by THEROOM ARQUITETURA E DESIGN
THEROOM ARQUITETURA E DESIGN

Residência FR, Uberlândia—Projeto THEROOM ARQUITETURA

THEROOM ARQUITETURA E DESIGN

5. Classic styling looks great, even in a modern build.

classic Houses by THEROOM ARQUITETURA E DESIGN
THEROOM ARQUITETURA E DESIGN

Residência MJ, Jardins Barcelona, Uberlândia—Projeto THEROOM ARQUITETURA

THEROOM ARQUITETURA E DESIGN

6. Modern, fresh and perfectly geared for functional use.

7. Concrete and glass creates a wow-factor visual impact.

8. Modular styling looks interesting and unusual.

9. Alternative finishes creates a varied palette.

10. Wood and glass blend together so perfectly.

11. Contrasting exterior details amplify the power of the white building here.

12. Floating cube shapes capture a contemporary and daring aesthetic.

 Patios & Decks by Estudio Meraki
Estudio Meraki

Vista Exterior—Fachada Interior

Estudio Meraki

13. Minimalist design gets more exciting with stone and wood accents.

14. This is so contemporary that we are lost for words!

15. Latticework can make for interesting light effects.

16. Using a medley of materials keeps the design evolving and interesting.

17. Simple materials can make the most unusual shapes and designs.

18. Large windows add glamor and elegance.

modern Houses by homify
homify

Fachada principal

homify

19. The simpler the design, the easier it can be integrated into any surroundings.

20. An integrated garage almost makes this a three-story home!

modern Houses by homify
homify

Fachada principal

homify

21. Straight lines everywhere emphasize the different levels.

22. Bold feature walls work so well when they are the full height of a two-story home.

modern Houses by homify
homify

Fachada principal 1

homify

23. Not many two-story homes can blend this well with nature!

modern Houses by homify
homify

Fachada principal / Oriente.

homify

24. There are no rules when it comes to the finishing color!

modern Houses by homify
homify

Fachada principal / Sur

homify

25. The shapes and lines here look like an art installation, not a house!

26. Wood and stone are perfect building partners!

27. Can you imagine how high the ceilings must be here? So impressive!

28. Two-story doesn't have to mean huge!

modern Houses by Xome Arquitectos
Xome Arquitectos

FACHADA PRINCIPAL

Xome Arquitectos

29. Cladding finished a two-story home in a more interesting way than render alone.

30. Variations on one color theme make a cohesive build.

31. Large but simple shapes make two-story homes with atrium-like proportions!

32. Boxy styles can be fascinating, with lots of added details.

33. Monolithic designs look so overwhelming!

34. Petite and neat, the contrasting colors here set the house apart.

35. We think this is the new modern timeless style that will be popular for decades to come!

36. Two-story homes offer fantastic lighting opportunities!

modern Houses by CDR CONSTRUCTORA
CDR CONSTRUCTORA

Fachada nocturna

CDR CONSTRUCTORA

For even more design inspiration, take a look at this article: Redefining the traditional with modern hints.

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modern Houses by Casas inHAUS

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