Architectural Digest Magazine

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White paint makes a house instantly polished and sophisticated, cheery pastels highlight a home’s most interesting architecture details, and gray, well, it can do both. A charcoal exterior is timeless but bold, making dramatic rooflines and window frames pop. The moody color commands a space, but it does so quietly. Perhaps that’s why a gray house blends so beautifully with its surroundings, whether set on a lush manicured lawn or nestled in the woods. Plus, paint isn’t your only option to get this look—gray stone or shingles can have the same impact. Read on to discover five houses from the AD archives that showcase the versatility and power of gray.

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Stone pavers lead from the entrance into an interior courtyard of a slate-and-wood-faced residence outside Athens, Greece, that Spanish architect Javier Barba conceived for a family.

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La pintura blanca e una casa crea instantáneamente el efecto sofisticado, los tonos pastel iluminan los detalles arquitectónicos más interesantes, y el gris, bien, puede hacer ambas cosas. Un exterior de carbón es imperecedero y resistente, haciendo especial hincapié a las líneas del techo y ventanas. Este color temperamental dirige el espacio de forma reservada. Quizá esos son los motivos por los que una casa gris se funde con su entorno, ya sea en un exuberante césped bien cuidado o enclavado en el bosque. Además, la pintura no es la única opción para obtener este aspecto – piedra gris o tejas pueden tener el mismo impacto. Sigue leyendo para descubrir cinco casas de los archivos AD que muestran la versatilidad y el poder del gris.

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Los pavimentos de piedra conducen desde la entrada a un patio interior de una residencia de pizarra y madera frente a Atenas, Grecia, que el arquitecto español Javier Barba concibió para una familia.

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