Outdoor, Back Yard, Hardscapes, Shrubs, Grass, and Swimming Pools, Tubs, Shower Homeowners Matthew and Lindsay Thomas, who build houses for a living, worked with architects Todd Hamilton and Scott Slagle to create their own residence—a vernacular form characterized by horizontal clapboard cladding and a standing-seam, paint-grip roof.  Photo 3 of 7 in Automation Eliminates Tedious Chores for Dallas Homeowners