Collection by Zachary Edelson

Contemporary Designs That Use Wooden Shingles


The wood shingle isn't always a hallmark of historic architecture: these five projects use the humble square cladding in surprising modern contexts.

Beside the Georgian Bay in Ontario, architect and partner at Toronto's CORE Architects Charles Gane built a...
This 1974 Japanese-inspired house, designed by famed Pacific Northwest architect Gene Zema, was recently renovated but...
Inspired by Sydney Opera House, Maynard, and Austin paid careful attention to the extension’s “fifth elevation"—the way...
To reference the original structure and to offer privacy, Grizzle left two of the shingled walls standing.
Last but not least is Swiss architect Peter Zumthor's St. Benedict Chapel, built in 1988 before Zumthor's rise to...

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