Exterior, House Building Type, Apartment Building Type, and Mid-Century Building Type Over time, shingles had been added on the front facade. Referencing Claude Oakland's original drawings, the firm removed and replaced them with vertical grain Kayu-Batu siding. The balconies, also covered with wood shingles, received a plaster finish.  Photo 2 of 8 in Not the Eichler Post-and-Beam Style You Know