A young boy holds a skateboard behind his back as he walks away from the camera. He is walking along the fence outside of a two-story home covered in raw slatted cedar sliding.

A Southern California Beach House Gets a Sea Ranch–Inspired Makeover

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After: The custom milled siding is Alaskan yellow cedar. "It was chosen specially because of what it will look like after it grays out," says Liang. "And that plays into the whole inspiration of Sea Ranch for the home."