Outdoor, Shrubs, Grass, Hardscapes, Front Yard, Gardens, and Walkways The designers used wood sparingly for maximum effect, like the cedar siding on the front and back exteriors. The main facade offers  a glimpse through the house to the backyard, which was made larger by placing the garage closer to the street. “We hosted a concert and had people sitting inside and in front of the pool,” says Jaclyn. “The house completely lends itself to entertaining small and large groups alike.”  Photo 11 of 12 in A Southern Californian Prefab Is Paradise For the Whole Family