236 Exterior Metal Roof Material Wood Siding Material House Flat Roofline Design Photos And Ideas

Wild bush, sand dunes, and scrub surrounds the circular home. The architects were careful to minimize the building impact on the fragile landscape.
The architects write: "Most Australians want a deck or veranda, instead of adding something to the outside, like that of the classic old Australian home. At St Andrews Beach House, the deck has been eroded out of the form itself, creating a two-story space that’s both outside and inside."
The silvertop ash shiplap boards that clad the home will develop a patina over time.
Located on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula, St Andrews Beach House is set on wildly beautiful and remote coastline abutting national parkland.
At just under 3,000 square feet with three bedrooms plus an office, this home follows the basic plan of Stillwater's sd-161 design. It also features a separate guest house with two bedrooms.
Clerestory windows bring in daylight, supplemented by museum-quality lighting, to highlight the homeowner's art collection.
Based on Stillwater's sd-133 plan, this home has 2,300 square feet of space with dramatic ceilings (over 12 feet high) and no interior load-bearing walls. The home also features Stillwater's signature butterfly roof.
A south elevation view of the home. The southern porch, which faces the river, is the "extroverted" courtyard, while the northern courtyard offers a more intimate and "introverted" feel.
Exterior drone axonometric
Exterior within Context
Exterior at Dusk
Exterior
"The wood exterior was selected to make the house blend in with the landscape," Troyer says. "I wanted something that didn’t require painting and aged in a way that would provide a degree of richness. " He envisioned a garden that better surrounded the home, and a more modern exterior. He used ash wood slates of various dimensions from Thermory USA, which were heat-treated for a more sustainable finish.
Angled towards the sun, the solar panels meet all of the studio's energy needs with enough energy left over to power the adjacent house.
Milwaukee studio Vetter Denk Architects designed this eye-catching prefab on the banks of Moose Lake, Wisconsin, as a weekend retreat. 

The home was based on an idea presented by the home's owner, who was inspired by a screw-top jug of $9.99 red wine.
The open concept Coromandel Bach is a container home that reinterprets the New Zealand building tradition of crafting wood. Located on the North Island’s Coromandel Peninsula, this container house captures the beautiful simplicity of living with nature. Natural timber provides a seamless connection to its surroundings. Designed by Crosson Clarke Carnachan Architects, this unique holiday home can be easily boxed up when not in use. A simple mechanism opens the deck upon arrival. The house has a simple rectangular open plan that extends the interior space to the outside and the ocean beyond.
Consisting of three prefabricated units in West Seattle on a 5,000 square-foot lot, the Genesee Townhomes—by Method Homes and Chris Pardo Design—from 1,250-1,400 square feet, each with three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms.
For her family’s house near Melbourne, Anna Horne created a series of prefab wood modules using a design from the company Prebuilt. She found the old industrial letter at a factory; it stands for Somerset, the name of the house.
Specializing in high-end, energy-efficient, modern homes, Cleveland–based evoDOMUS makes only custom designs, so you can rest assured that you’re not purchasing an off-the-shelf model.
Since 2005, Turkel Design has been creating prefabricated homes with a distinctly modern, contemporary design. Their Axiom series of prefab houses, launched in 2015, offers 11 distinct designs, starting at around $800,000.
Charred using the traditional Japanese wood preservation technique called shou sugi ban, the locally sourced cedar planks provide the home with a handsome, low-maintenance facade.
The new addition opens the interiors to the garden.
Set on a gently slope hillside, the home lies parallel with the landscape, ideally situated to take advantage of panoramic views and solar gains.
Clad in natural materials, the residence is truly at home in the Pacific Northwest. Tall glazing provides a glimpse inside, with peeks of the elegant, spiral stair.
The wood-clad home sits between tall native grasses and dense foliage.
A refined, simple exterior palette of wood, stucco, and concrete allows the true architectural form to shine and blend in with the landscape.
Standing seam siding gives a durable exterior finish, with plywood panels adding warm accents.
Robertson restored the existing rooms in the front of the original house, and redesigned the back of the home to have a much more modern, indoor/outdoor living experience.
The front facade is an unassuming composition of dark-painted timber and privacy screening. "We thought about the idea of the house being like a quiet shadow in the foreground of the reserve," says the firm.
The home's dramatic eastern elevation asserts a more commanding presence with expansive glazing on both levels, boldly "opening up" to visitors and passersby.
Situated on a corner lot with two "front yards," the home is uniquely positioned to make distinctive statements from each street-facing vantage point. The home's southern entry features modest glazing and warm, cedar accents.
The home's horizontal massing, tastefully in rhythm with the neighborhood, complements the scale of existing homes in the historic enclave.
A "grand oak," one of seven mature oak trees dotted around the property, towers majestically  over the home. This tree, vehemently protected by the city, would play a prominent role in site planning.
Dramatic, cantilevered overhangs make a visual impact, while shielding windows from sun and heat. Underlying soffits are thoughtfully trimmed in cedar.
The newly constructed residence was built on the old home's footprint. By expanding vertically, the family was able to gain about 1,000 square feet of living space, increasing interior living area from 2,000 to 3,000 square feet.
The east and west facades of the home feature mahogany siding, while the north and south facades are wrapped with bluestone siding.
The sustainable, energy-efficient house is equipped with water tanks, solar panels, and has solar-heated water for the pool and domestic use.
View of courtyard
When closed, the screens blend in with the cedar siding.
Guillermo, who left the land-scaping mostly natural, is now planting trees to help offset deforestation in the region.
Abercorn Chalet by Guillaume Kukucka and Tux Creative
"The interlocking panel fascias look a little like the Nokia Snake game folding and raking between the two properties and sandwiching the layers of the house within them," says Jost.
The facades of Kew East House are banded with interlocking, metal panel fascias that weave it into the streetscape.
The dark exterior wood cladding ensures the home blends more seamlessly with the site, while the flat roof is meant to recall "midcentury precedents," said the architects. The “sharkfin clerestory roof” feature transmits light into interior rooms.
The low-lying home, completed in 2018, sits behind a stand of pine trees just steps from the water.
Shaped like a cross, this four-cornered villa offers four different views of its location on an island in Finland. Avanto Architects created a black exterior, dotted with large windows, to make it invisible from the nearby lake.
Squinting through Quebec's seasonal fluries, one might not immediately register the Nook Residence, an all-white retreat that purposefully blends into the winter landscape. The house, designed by MU Architecture, presents itself to passersby as a blank monolith, yet around the corner, it opens onto Lake Memphremagog through expansive windows and an interior balcony.
Built in 2005 for a client looking for a compact, easy-to-maintain shelter for his and his friends’ adventures, Delta Shelter’s design was inspired by structures like tree houses and fire lookouts.
Settled on a picturesque hillside in Somona, California, the Connect 5 residence features stunning floor-to-ceiling windows, which allow warm natural light to flood through the home.
A simple and restrained material palette kept construction costs low.

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.