Exterior, House Building Type, and Metal Siding Material Topped with translucent polycarbonate roof panels, the carport and storage shed helps buffer the home from the road. “It’s part of easing into the site with increasing enclosure along the entry axis,” Hart says. “We created a purposefully drawn-out experience that’s intended to heighten awareness of the site and gradually transition from the forest to the home.”  Tiny Homes from This Light-Filled Metallic Home Embraces Its Wooded Site