Honed Concrete-Block Walls And Grey-Stained Cedar Siding Are Showcased In The Design Of This New House

The exterior of this modern house showcases honed concrete-block walls and grey-stained cedar siding. #ModernHouse #ModernArchitecture #ConcreteBlockWalls #CedarSiding #GreyWood
Photography by Doublespace Photography

Christopher Simmonds Architect Inc. has completed a modern house in Ottawa, Canada, that was designed to be an oasis for the home owners.

The exterior of the house showcases honed concrete-block walls and grey-stained cedar siding.

The exterior of this modern house showcases honed concrete-block walls and grey-stained cedar siding. #ModernHouse #ModernArchitecture #ConcreteBlockWalls #CedarSiding #GreyWood
Photography by Doublespace Photography

These materials pass from exterior of the house to interior, blurring the lines between what’s inside and out.

The main level contains the office, a guest room, the mudroom and an entertainment room. An open-riser stair rises up through a large double-height space to the main living areas.


Stair Ideas - This modern open-riser stair rises up through a large double-height space, while honed concrete-block walls and grey-stained cedar siding are showcased on the walls. #StairIdeas #Stairs #Staircase #ModernStairs #CedarSiding #WoodAccentWall
Photography by Doublespace Photography

At one end of the open floor plan is the living room that features horizontal louvers and sliding doors that allow cross-ventilation for passive cooling. The sliding doors by the fireplace also provide access to exterior stairs that lead up to a roof terrace.


Living Room Ideas - In this modern open-plan living room, horizontal louvers and sliding doors that allow cross-ventilation for passive cooling. The sliding doors by the fireplace also provide access to exterior stairs that lead up to a roof terrace. #LivingRoomIdeas #Windows #Louvers
Photography by Doublespace Photography

Large-format, grey tiles, like in the dining area, have been used to create a a unified appearance throughout the second level living space.


Flooring Ideas - Large-format, grey tiles, like in this modern dining area, have been used to create a a unified appearance throughout the second level living space of this house. #FlooringIdeas #GreyFlooring #TileFlooring #ModernFloorTiles
Photography by Doublespace Photography

In the kitchen, minimalist white cabinets and light wood accents help keep the kitchen bright, while a sliding door opens to a balcony that overlooks the yard.


Kitchen Ideas - In this modern kitchen, minimalist white cabinets and light wood accents help keep the kitchen bright, while a sliding door opens to a balcony that overlooks the yard. #ModernKitchen #KitchenIdeas #WhiteKitchen
Photography by Doublespace Photography

The rear yard features a large wood deck and landscaped garden. From this view, you can see a secondary living room on the ground floor.


The exterior of this modern house showcases honed concrete-block walls and grey-stained cedar siding. #ModernHouse #ModernArchitecture #ConcreteBlockWalls #CedarSiding #GreyWood
Photography by Doublespace Photography

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Stair Ideas - This modern open-riser stair rises up through a large double-height space, while honed concrete-block walls and grey-stained cedar siding are showcased on the walls. #StairIdeas #Stairs #Staircase #ModernStairs #CedarSiding #WoodAccentWall
Living Room Ideas - In this modern open-plan living room, horizontal louvers and sliding doors that allow cross-ventilation for passive cooling. The sliding doors by the fireplace also provide access to exterior stairs that lead up to a roof terrace. #LivingRoomIdeas #Windows #Louvers #WoodAccentWall #GreyFloorTiles

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