226 Exterior Metal Roof Material Wood Siding Material Design Photos And Ideas

The entrance to the bunkhouse.
The Tulip model by Steelhomes is a manufactured 1-bedroom, 2-bathroom residence with just over 1000 square feet of living space. Based in Miami, Steelhomes maintains a steel frame factory in Opa Locka and works throughout South Florida.
A shiny mirror-clad shed greets guests as they approach the house.
Californian modernism informs the shape of this Minnesota residence.
The secluded site allows for a high level of transparency in the design.
The mirror-clad shed gives the property a sense of constant movement.
High, glazed walls bring in plenty of natural light.
Hard shell, soft core. The industrial exterior shell wraps up and over the warm interior of the great room.
The gabled roof on Enough House puts it in conversation with the adjacent Troop barn and Cheboque schoolhouse, but its Cor-Ten steel exterior makes it a unique addition to Shobac.
A standing seam metal roof wraps down the exterior wall of the home to protect against the harsh winds of the terrain.
A large window wall folds in to create a spacious deck that wraps up and over to become the roof and overhang of the home.
The steel-framed platforms are largely open to the elements.
The the warm wood siding is juxtaposed against the industrial grey steel frame of the structure.
All the modules were designed to be able to fit on the platform of a freight truck.
The terrace serves as the dining area for the home.
The terrace attaches to the main structure via a covered walkway.
The client can enjoy the outdoors day or night via the screened porch and deck.
According to the architects, the screened porch panels (on the left) were site-built by the contractor to have similar dimensions as the Marvin windows (to the right). Dramatic black sashes unite the facade. Thin mull covers between window units blend with the exterior siding, "which afforded a consistency that we were after," said Wiedemann. Native stone on the foundation is similar to old Virginia farmhouses.
A view of the back side of the two-story home reveals its dramatic glazing, which provides both levels with far-flung views into the site.
The exterior form and materials of the house echo historic farmhouses in the area, while the garage, clad in red board and batten, evokes old barns. Wiedemann reinterprets the function of a traditional cupola here, which was typically used to aid interior ventilation, by inserting a whole-house fan in this one.
A polychrome facade made of salvaged, 100-year-old barnwood gives this small, lofted cottage space its unique character. Its copper roof is also reclaimed, a lucky Craigslist find from a local remodel. Though the structure has a footprint of just 11' x 14', it provides a useful space to entertain, catch up on work, or relax.
Anka Lamprecht and Lukas Wezel shared their rustic domicile in a valley in Grotli, Norway. Boasting an enviable view, it’s the first cabin archived in the book’s “Backcountry” category that features homesteads in the wilderness.
A house in Suffolk County with concrete foundational walls, charred siding siding and VMZinc zinc roof.
Custom woodwork on the Pavillion by Cascade Built.
A wide, open-air, stone-paved corridor connects two volumes.
Mitchell says that the red cedar “provided a nice level of contrast from the white siding on top and helps to establish those two spaces as distinctly separate.” The siding is from James Hardie.
A house has a barn-like profile in Amagansett, New York.
Charred cypress siding by ReSwan Timber Co.
The house and its surrounding
Front facade of the house
The resort-like residence has midcentury modern influences, with a strong tropical vibe.
The home has a strong relationship with the land that is in harmony with the tropical environment.
Salem, Oregon-based Ideabox approaches prefabricated homes from a modern and sustainable point of view, seeking to build prefab residences that are beautiful, efficient, and affordable. With 9 basic types that can be customized, the homes start at 400-500 square feet and reach about 1,600 square feet. Each home is built with open-web engineered trusses, insulation with high R-values, dual pane low-e windows, and EnergyStar-certified appliances.
Grannis Road House by Ty Kelly
The project was reconstructed from an old houseboat that was anchored in the sailing club in Smichov.
Exterior view showing warped roof plane over living space
Exterior view showing meadow in front of the house and Goat Wall behind the house
Exterior Detail
View of courtyard
View of dining & living areas from courtyard
Exterior view of house from Deschutes River
Exterior View from river side of house
Innauer Matt Architekten designed the house as simple wooden building resting atop a solid, reinforced concrete plinth.
A close-up of the home's elegant wood siding.
The steel frame and
Galvanized steel is used to bridge the gap between natural landscape and structure in the entryway of the house.

Zoom out for a look at the modern exterior. From your dream house, to cozy cabins, to loft-like apartments, to repurposed shipping containers, these stellar projects promise something for everyone. Explore a variety of building types with metal roofs, wood siding, gables, and everything in between.

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