20 cool flat roof houses!

Kamla Villanueva Kamla Villanueva
MAISON CARDAILLAC, Hugues Tournier Architecte Hugues Tournier Architecte Minimalist house
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Hardly any other type of architecture is as timeless and modern as the flat roof house. It is therefore no wonder that they are experiencing a full blown comeback in architectural trends. Whether it's the famous Bauhaus or the innovative designs of the modernist experts, they mostly utilize and laud the timeless elegance of the flat roof.

Not only is the design refined, but this style also has practical properties, making the flat roof home a sought-after model for many builders. This provides a more spacious upper floor that is ideal for living, compared to the oblique angles of a gable roof. It also opens you up to numerous possibilities, such as incorporating plants onto the roof which would also have positive effects on the environment and improve the energy balance of the house. You can even redesign the flat roof itself as a roof terrace. This would be greatly advantageous for those with small lots that doesn't have the luxury of having a garden.

These are some of the reasons why we are presenting you these 20 inspiring homes that exemplify the best of what flat roofs have to offer.

1. A house full of individuality

Already at the viewing of this house with flat roof is astonished. The individual areas were redesigned with a cascade structure and a bright ambience with glass windows that allow natural light in.

2. Futuristic architecture

Flat roof houses are the perfect combo for minimalism, modern and even contemporary design. Here, you can see a house with open, spacious rooms, which offers a fantastic view of a beautiful wooden terrace with a swimming pool.

3. Flat roofs with bevels

Surrounded by unspoiled, pristine nature -- this dream house combines natural charm with innovative design. Aside from the slope of the roof, the open spaces and the veranda truly makes an alluring home.

4. The luxurious wooden house

This model shows that wooden houses can combine comfort and luxury. The natural charm of the house is perfectly accompanied with modern design.

5. The modern family house

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With its innovative cubic shape and premises on two floors, this house is built to impress. Through the front window you don't only get a fantastic view, but you also gain a bright and welcoming atmosphere.

6. Tradition meets modernity

Those who love to combine traditional and modern materials will surely like this flat roofed house. The combination of wood and elements of modern architecture complement each other perfectly.

7. Modern elegance and perfection

With a total of 250 square meters, this house is the epitome of luxury, making this flat roof house distictly unique. The elegant glass elements along the terrace and the dramatic lighting highlights the best of what the house has to offer.

8. Idyllic living on a forest slope

A flat roofed house made of wood is particularly suitable for a home surrounded by nature. In this model, different types of wood have been combined, which create a harmonious unified design.

9. For Minimalists

For a house with a flat roof, more often than not, a one-storey home can provide a sufficient space for the entire family. The entire front window adorns all the rooms, providing the residents a bright ambience and a beautiful view!

10. House overlooking the pool

Here, we can see that an individual construction can become a highlight. The various areas of the house are arranged around the pool, giving a wonderful view and direct accessible from each room.

11. Nature and innovation

A perfect symbiosis of modern architecture in the shape of a cube that is combined with traditional wood, making it a very updated and charming house for nature lovers.

12. Modern family house

With four bedrooms and large living rooms, this house is a fine example of a multi-storey flat roofed house that offers its residents a high degree of style and functionality.

13. Inspired by the Bauhaus

Featuring a minimalistic design, reminiscent of Bauhaus aesthetics, the next house is perfect for those who prefer clear lines and classic colors.

14. Modern Cubism

In addition to the extravagant, cubic shape of the house, it offers the best privacy for its residents thanks to its narrow windows.

15. An interlay of opposites

This minimalist flat roofed house creates an exciting contrast between the Mediterranean environment and modern architecture. The narrow windows facing the street ensure optimal privacy, while the residents in the remaining part of the house enjoy a unique, uninterrupted view of the landscape.

16. The modern family home

A flat roof house on a U-shaped layout leading to a cozy yard. It's numerous windows allow for a bright ambience, while the garden and pond help adults and children to play, relax and unwind.

17. Roof terrace with a swimming pool

From the roof terrace, you can enjoy the sun and take a refreshing bath in the pool—with this flat roof house, the owners was able to create a true wellness oasis!

18. Two-storey modern home

The flat roofed house in Hamburg is an eye-catcher with its cubic shape and modern flair. With its generously wide windows, residents are able to get a wonderful view into the garden.

19. An architectural masterpiece

In the middle of a green oasis is this flat-roofed house, which is only a view through its cubic shape and the anthracite-colored finish.

20. Flat roofed house with retro charm

A house with flat roofs does not always have to be modern and innovative—even a brick building can invoke a retro charm.

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