Architect Teemu Hirvilammi has completed a wooden house for his own family in the Finnish city of Seinäjoki, featuring dark external walls and a contrasting interior of pale spruce wood (+ slideshow). More
A+Awards: next up in our series on winning projects from Architizer's 2016 A+Awards is a small chapel by Japanese architect Hiroshi Nakamura, which features extreme gables and a roof covered in 21,000 aluminium shingles (+ slideshow). More
Designer Nick Waldman has completed a cedar-clad residence and studio for a graphic novelist in Martha's Vineyard – an island just south of Cape Cod that is a popular destination for affluent summer vacationers (+ slideshow). More
Architecture studio Selencky Parsons has extended a typical midcentury end-of-terrace house in southeast London by adding a pair of brick gables that diminish in size like Russian dolls (+ slideshow). More
Dutch office Studio Nauta created an ensemble of new and old gabled blocks for this family holiday home, which is secluded within a dense forest on the southern coastline of the Netherlands (+ slideshow). More
Pitched roofs are back in vogue and pointier than ever, so we've pinned some of the best examples to a new Pinterest board, including a timber-clad house on Canada's Cape Breton and a summer house that doubles as a climbing wall.
Architect Edgar Papazian of New York studio Doon Architecture has revamped an ageing A-frame home into a frugal family dwelling, in an area of Long Island known for its "outrageous housing market" (+ slideshow). More
Möhring Architekten clad this holiday home in rural Germany in black-painted wood to look like a traditional barn, but then cut windows out of the corners to give it a contemporary edge (+ slideshow). More