Exterior, House Building Type, Cabin Building Type, and Wood Siding Material Rookie firm Patch Work Architecture used locally sourced Lawson cypress to clad the exterior of a 970-square-foot house in New Zealand. Vibrant painted accents contrast with the otherwise neutral structure. Steel trusses, painted in a blue hue called Lochmara from Resene, are visible through the fiberglass panels on the veranda. Photo by: Paul McCredie  Photo 2 of 5 in This Home Achieves Blissful Living in the Hills