1074 Exterior House Building Type Wood Siding Material Design Photos And Ideas

Entry court
On both floors, large windows bring the outdoor scenery in, blurring the boundaries between interior and exterior.
Architect Joseph Tanney says the house was designed as a safe haven for Wexler and Zimmerman’s children.
Casita 850 by Ma Modular.
The home is cantilevered out over the hillside site.
During the winter, the family can slide the screens open to let in the winter sun, in summer they can close the screens to provide shade, while still maintaining views and breezes through the timber battens.
In its simplest form, the new house is designed as an operable glass pavilion that is wrapped in fine hardwood screens, so the owners can control the amount of direct sun coming in.
Composed of three, double-storey pavilions punctuated by two voids, and linked by the trellis structure, the interior spaces transition seamlessly to the outdoor spaces.
The house includes four bedroom, two bathroom, and artists’ studio.
Sliding glass doors allow the kitchen and living room to be fully opened to the deck, creating a seamless integration between the interior and exterior space.
The light-colored larch and expanses of glass give the home a natural vibe and help it integrate into its sylvan setting.
The modern gable construction is a riff on traditional building traditions in the region.
The windows, which vary in size, were strategically placed to capture dramatic views of the volcano, lake and natural scenery.
“The geometry of the roof transforms from a typical pitched gable on the short northeast façade, to a flat roof on the opposite southwest facade. This transition creates a dynamic arrangement of folding roof planes,” says Ampuero Ernst.
It’s dark façade clad in vertically-oriented, stained softwood timber slats, resemble to black volcanic stone structures that are common in the region.
The second C folds towards the interior, and takes in the morning sun.
One volume serves as a home for Ortega, his wife and children, and the other, as the home for his elderly parents.
The house is composed of two volumes.
To enable the two families to live independently, and interdependently, Estudio A0 co-founder Ana María Durán Calisto came up with a 5,457-square-foot home that consists of two volumes, set in a Z formation.
A wooden screen provides privacy, and offers protection from the strong midday sun.
Night view from the sea
Honka’s Kippari log homes come with large windows that are perfect for framing beautiful natural sceneries.
A Honka model called Kommodori was used for this seaside home,
The roof was built with prefabricated wood elements.
The home is equipped with solar water heating.
Gwathmey had designed many private homes for a long list of exclusive clientele who appreciated his boldly geometric modernist style.
A "raked roof" promotes daylighting, while a 6Kw photovoltaic solar array with 4.8Kw battery storage generates clean energy. The front porch encourages socializing with the neighbors.
Only local materials were used to build the chalet, including the larch wood cladding of the exterior, to reinforce the connection between indoors and outdoors.
The trailer is clad in corrugated fiberglass and steel, and internally lined in used, cleaned shuttering plywood. All of the joinery is from plywood offcuts, including the two staircases. Handrails are made from offcuts of blue rope, left over from Studio in the Woods. High levels of natural light are provided by both gable ends which are ‘glazed’ with high-performance interlocking polycarbonate.
The expansive property contains an extensive forest and trail system.
The home is naturally integrated into its bucolic setting.
The northern façade of the main house is set at an angle to the barn
The design of the 3890-square-foot main residence and its adjacent barn have been executed with the highest degree of craftsmanship and attention to detail, drawing from traditional influences and the vernacular of the rural northeast.
The design of the 3890-square-foot main residence and its adjacent barn have been executed with the highest degree of craftsmanship and attention to detail, drawing from traditional influences and the vernacular of the rural northeast.
Bay Elevation
Landside Elevation
Front Elevation with Glimpse of Bay
Entry Walk
Front Door

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