Chic Black Houses That’ll Make You Want to Come to the Dark Side

by Vera Dordick 05, Oct 2021

Set in the Canadian forest, this chalet getaway uses a steeply pitched roof and vertical lines to blend with the trees that surround it.

This black house by C3 architects and interior designer Po-Lin Chen is actually a villa for guests

When it was time for homeowners in Fremantle, Australia to build an addition on their home, they looked to Philip Stejskal Architecture.

A black exterior can be an ideal choice for an extension to an existing home.

Designed by Scott Posno Design, the black house is distinctive but still fits naturally into the neighborhood.

This modular house by A-cero Architects shows that you don’t have to sacrifice modern style in order to get more affordable house construction

Retained by a client to design a home in Yucca Valley, California, Oller & Pejic Architecture had a tall order: Build a house like a shadow.

Built on a plot with a rather unforgiving landscape, StudioFour created this residence to fit on a steep slope with just one tree.

The shell of the home, designed by international architects C.F. Møller, is finished with an exterior of dark patinated zinc

The black exterior of this small home on the coast of Stokkøya, Norway allows it to melt from view against the rugged hill when seen from the water. Designed by Asante Architecture & Design.

This house already stands out in its traditional Swiss neighborhood because of the modern, minimalist silhouette, and the addition of a black facade makes it even more so.

Playing off of the proximity and the shapes, Yonder Architektur und Design created this house, whose structure was driven by the topography of the plot.

Angela Waibel of Hajnoczky.Zanchetta Architekten created the concept of this tall and slim two-family home in a grove of trees near Zurich.