Exterior, Cabin Building Type, House Building Type, A-Frame RoofLine, Shingles Roof Material, and Wood Siding Material “I didn’t want the kind of manicured garden that would mean I’d have to come out on weekends and mow the lawn,” says Jean-Baptiste Barache of the country home he built, mostly by himself, over a year and a half.  Photo 1 of 11 in Modern Wooden A-Frame Retreat in France