1. This modern lake house has multiple sloped roofs to allow the rain and snow slide off.
DeForest Architects deigned this lake house in Washington. Photography by Benjamin Benschneider.
2. The sloped roof on this modern glass farmhouse mimics the look of half of the barn behind it.
Olson Kundig Architects designed this house in Northeast Oregon. Photography by Tim Bies.
3. The sloped roofs on this modern house, coupled with the wood paneling, gives the house a very modern look.
Amit Apel Design Inc designed this family home in Los Angeles, California.
4. The sloped roof on this modern house keeps the front of the home bright and provides slightly more privacy at the back.
Lake|Flato designed this contemporary home in Austin, Texas. Photography by Casey Dunn.
5. The sloped roofs on this modern home were designed to take advantage of the path of the sun to maximize brightness, and to make the interior of the home feel bigger and brighter.
Reader & Swartz Architects designed the renovation of this 1970’s farmhouse. Photography by Hoachlander Davis Photograph.
6. The sloped roof on this modern house opens up the back patio and give it a large, airy feel perfect for hosting family and friends.
CAST Architecture designed this family home in Mazama, Washington.
7. To avoid the look of an overly classic mountain cabin, sloped roofs were used to create this modern mountain escape.
Carney Logan Burke Architects designed this contemporary mountain home in Wilson, Wyoming. Photography by Audrey Hall.
8. The sloped roof on this modern house is angled backwards to maximize natural light inside while enabling snow and rain to drain off at the back.
ParkCity Design + Build designed this wood-clad house in Utah. Photography by George Oakley.
9. The lightweight steel sloped roof on this home is angled to make the most of winter sun that helps to passively heat this family house.
Strachan Group Architects designed this modern house in Pokeno, New Zealand. Photography by Patrick Reynolds.
10. The slope of the roof on this modern pond-side house allows the solar panels to take in as much energy as possible, and lets rain water fall back into the pond to help with drainage around the house.
Holly & Smith Architects designed this Louisiana home. Photography by Marc Lamkin.
11. This sloped roof on this modern house helps collect rain water and shields the interior of the home from the harsh Australian heat.
Archterra Architects designed this contemporary house. Photography by Douglas Mark Black.
12. The large sloped roof on this modern mountain home provides both a sense of openness as well as an element of privacy.
Battersby Howat Architects designed this house in Whistler, Canada. Photography by Sama J. Canzian.
13. The sloped roof on this modern house provide shade during the day and helps to direct rain water into the containers at the back of the house.
Robinson Architects designed this Australian house. Photography by Nic Granleese.
14. The sloped roofs on this wood-clad modern home promote excellent drainage and open up the house to allow to take advantage of the greenery around it.
Lucid Architecture designed this house in Western Michigan.
15. Sloped roofs on this modern house match the rest of the lines used on the exterior to create a futuristic looking home.
Atrium Architects designed this Russian house. Photography by Anton Nadtochiy.
16. The sloped roof on this modern house opens up the front of it to provide views of the landscape and allow as much natural light in as possible.