Exterior, House Building Type, and Prefab Building Type In a family’s pint-size lake retreat in Austin, Texas, ipe siding and decking meet concrete floors and steeland-glass windows. Stained cyprus was used for the ceiling and soffit. The custom barn-style sliding door conceals the family’s collection of giant inner tubes and other boating equipment. Photo by: Kimberly Davis  Photo 1 of 6 in Small and Modern: A Family Lakeside Getaway in Texas