Exterior, Stone Siding Material, House Building Type, Cabin Building Type, Metal Roof Material, and Shed RoofLine The building takes advantage of passive heating and cooling, thanks to Blee and Halligan's strategic design to capture the most sunlight in the winter and provide the most shade in the summer. The above-ground glass facade faces east and draws in the daylight, but when the sun proves too strong, whoever is staying in the structure can close the internal shutters to beat the heat.  Photo 20 of 101 in 101 Best Modern Cabins from A Couple Restores a Seemingly Hopeless Mill in France