Exterior, House Building Type, and Wood Siding Material The home’s exterior is clad in a rich material palette of locally sourced salvaged barn wood, three types of Richlite cement board, milled cedar, and steel. Ian and Deb specified most of the plantings throughout, adding a variety of grasses, evergreen vines, and mature trees from Emery’s Garden, including a Japanese black pine that sits alongside the entrance on the west facade.  Photo 11 of 15 in Greener Grass