Applying Spanish and Mediterranean architecture is now an easy thing to do. Stucco house is a new trend for exterior finishing.
Stucco looks like clay or cement and is one of the oldest types of siding material in the world. Trends are just repeating themselves. In fact, stucco was widely used in ancient Greece over a 1,000 years ago and is still being used today. Although today’s form of stucco is a bit more modern than what was used back then.
Stucco is a type of plaster that is most commonly used on the exterior of a building, but can also be used on the interior of a building as well. Nowadays stucco finishing technique comes with many fresh innovation. Here we are collating these ideas for you.
1. Transitional Modern Design
The term “transitional design” is often used by interior designers to reflect a room’s meshing of modern and traditional elements. Essentially, combining two styles in one space, resulting in a cohesive design.
2. The Revival of The Porte Cochere
Historically popular on large estate homes, a porte cochere is a covered porch big enough to allow carriages, and later cars, to pass through. Guests could be dropped off in bad weather and enter into the house through this side entrance without getting wet.
3. English Stucco Cottage
Mediteranean stucco style stands out strongly from this english cottage.
4. Exterior Grey Stucco With Brick
Dark shaded stucco makes your house looks calm and neat at the same time.
5. Modern Gray and White Stucco
White and Gray stucco finished wall, combined with an industrial windows frame style.
6. The Seed of Time
One of the most iconic refurbishment projects of 2016, gave GG-loop global media exposure, several awards and recognition as talented promise in the architecture world.
7. Cloud House, Bondi Beach
White colored wall and bamboo shade are a good match to brings modern style in an urban area.
8. Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz’s Palm Springs
Clean and minimalist look stands out immediately on the first sight.
9. Pink and Blue Gender Metaphor
Houses that represents gender characteristics based on color. This beautiful project is located in Dameisha Village.
10. Compact In The Wood
This white compacted House is powered by solar panels. It is compatible to be applied in the middle of forest.
11. Casa Olabeunaga, Hawaii
A vibrant iconic stucco house sorrounded by such a beautiful landscape.
Stucco is relatively low maintenance. However, if you want to preserve your investment, you should inspect it and clean it at least once a year. Look for any cracks from hail and any dust or debris that has accumulated.
You should also look for any areas where moisture might have entered as this could cause mold and mildew to grow. If you find any issues, repair them immediately as this will help avoid costly repairs in the future.