Exterior, House Building Type, Metal Siding Material, and Shed RoofLine The house that Kem Studio designed for Sarah Magill on a narrow lot in Kansas City has a steel facade with reclaimed cypress cladding near the entrance. The entire structure sits atop a steel foundation set on concrete piers that were driven into solid stone.  Photo 2 of 12 in A Versatile House Fulfills All This Musician's Needs