The South's top architects share their best combos for classic home exteriors.
That bright green color! Taking cues from Mother Nature's favorite neutral (and to best complement the flower-filled yard), architect Sam Greeson painted the siding a bold green and the shutters a deeper, nearly black green. Then he used crisp white paint to highlight the trim and Victorian-inspired millwork.
Archictect: Sam Greeson, Meyer Greeson Paullin Benson; mgpb.com, Charlotte, North Carolina
Siding: Vine Green (2034-20); benjaminmoore.com
Shutters: Roycroft Bottle Green (SW2847); sherwin-williams.com
Trim: Alabaster (SW7008); sherwin-williams.com