Exterior, House Building Type, Metal Roof Material, Metal Siding Material, and Shingles Roof Material While making its own unique mark, the studio is also deeply respectful towards its historic surroundings. The structure sits directly on top of a Victorian "midden wall," an enclosure traditionally used by the adjacent stables as a depository for horse manure. The studio's twin gables mimic its direct neighbors, and the zinc molding on the gutter also echoes its Victorian predecessors.  Midden Studio by Sarah Akkoush