For eco friendliness the butterfly roof eliminates the need for traditional gutter and downspout systems as rainwater drains into the central trough where it can be harvested.
Modern butterfly roof house.
The butterfly roof allows the design to be simple while at the same time giving it a modern edge.
This is a house designed by fougeron architecture.
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Photo about mid century modern home with butterfly roof in palm springs california.
There are all sorts of variations when it comes to butterfly roofs.
Look through butterfly roof photos in different colors and styles and when you find some butterfly.
The butterfly roof would become a reality in 1933 however in karuizawa japan where czech architect antonin raymond built a home for himself and his wife.
Large expanses of glass windows doors etc often appear in modern house plans and help to aid in energy efficiency as well as indoor outdoor flow.
Modern home plans present rectangular exteriors flat or slanted roof lines and super straight lines.
A butterfly roof contains this house on a hillside in mexico this modern house covered in steel concrete and wood was designed for a middle aged bachelor who wanted to build a weekend house in the forest.
In 1930 he proposed it for a chilean vacation home for heiress and arts patron eugenia errazuriz but she went bankrupt before it could be built.
Butterfly roofs are great for people making their own house for their family.
This design meets in the middle and then it extends outward with an upward angle forming that unique v shape.
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The butterfly roof with its opposite sloped pitches adds light loft and a mid century modern vibe.
Some like this one have only very slightly sloping edges.
The north warrandyte house by brisbane architects alexandra buchanan is a contemporary rural bushfire house in north warrandyte melbourne.
According to roofing calculator the architectural design of the butterfly roof imitates a butterfly s wings by creating a v shape.
Design ideas for a mid sized contemporary one storey glass beige exterior in melbourne with a shed roof.
Popularized in the 1950s the butterfly roof is an inverted gable whose v shape resembles that of two lifted wings.