43 Exterior Metal Siding Material Prefab Building Type Design Photos And Ideas

The Man, 2013
Balinese Camp
Pentayurts at Easy Buckaroo Camp
Zonotopia and the Two Trees by Rob Bell
This particular project, at 300 square feet, required some modification to meet building codes. Nevertheless, it took only a week and a half to build on site.
Project Name: G640 Model
Project Name: House H
Project Name: Pinellas Park
Project Name: Cañon City
Project Name: Dietert Ranch
Project Name: Six Oaks
Project Name: Box Office
Project Name: Quik House
This modern prefab shipping container home in  Germany was designed by Cologne-based studio LHVH Architekten.
The Forj Lofts is a Minimalistic/ Scandinavian design. Residing on the Atlantic coast of Delaware, the project is engineered for extreme wind loads. The Forj name is a play on words for an Iron Forge, as there is nothing but steel used for the building components. Limited staging areas for material and crew mandated a carefully executed shipment and assembly program. These steel metal homes are just one example of how steel can be used in multi-family construction.
Based in Sacramento, CA, TAYNR specializes in prefab homes built from shipping containers.
Architect Chris Pardo designed the Element 1 model for prefab builder Method Homes, cladding it in Cor-Ten steel and cedar. Pardo’s design “is the definition of simple, elegant, straightforward building,” resident Karen Kiest says.
Twenty-two 12-foot-wide steel-frame modules were combined to form nine to 14-foot-high rooms that were stacked and bolted together. Ten deck modules added more than 4,700 square feet of sheltered outdoor space.
When Abbie and Bill Burton hired Marmol Radziner to design their prefab weekend home, their two requests were “simple-simple, replaceable materials,” says Abbie—such as concrete floors (poured offsite in Marmol Radziner's factory) and metal panel siding—and “the ability to be indoors or outdoors with ease.” Deep overhangs provide shade and protection from rain, so the Burtons can leave their doors open year-round and hang out on their 70-foot-long deck even in inclement weather. They visit the house once a month, usually for a week at a time, with Vinnie and Stella, their rescue Bernese Mountain dogs. Their two adult children occasionally join them. The couple hopes to one day retire here.
Project Name: Martis Camp, CA

Website: http://www.cleverhomes.net
Casita
Living in the house before starting construction enabled Will and his wife, Jennifer, to acclimate themselves to the area and allowed Will to consider how to make the home accessible to Raul, his daughter’s wheelchair-using foster child.
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Rockport, Massachusetts
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
Architect William Ruhl tackled a host of programmatic and logistical challenges to renovate a house in Rockport, Massachusetts, for himself and his family. Located in a coastal floodplain, the original structure was raised so that storm surges can flow through the bottom level.
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Rockport, Massachusetts
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
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Rockport, Massachusetts
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
Manufactured with up to 70 percent recycled steel, the hybrid prefab home limits construction waste to the factory, where it's recycled. The efficiency and lightness of the resulting build is another environmental advantage.
This Beverly Hills kitHAUS delivers modernist pre-fab modules that transform open spaces into anything-you-want hubs—yoga studios, home offices, weekend retreats, pop-up kiosks, guest rooms,
It takes three to five days to install a Vipp Shelter onsite.
For 2015, Vipp, the Danish industrial design company known for its iconic trash cans and all-black kitchens, introduces a 592-square-foot prefab unit called Shelter.
Four prefabricated alpine micro-houses by COMMOD-Haus were added to art-lodge – a boutique hotel in Carinthia, Austria. The transportable and environmentally friendly timber frame structures were delivered to their designated spot at the end of a winding mountain road and mounted securely with ground screws. The houses were assembled within hours and the only part that was built on ute was the terrace. Part of the farmhouse hotel complex, guests in the 248-square-foot micro-houses can use all of the hotel’s facilities.
Futuristic yet traditional, this little prefab holiday retreat  in the western coast of Scotland makes a bold mark using zinc and plywood.
A Simple Plan

A Marmol Radziner–designed prefab house, trucked onto a remote Northern California site, takes the pain out of the construction process. Photo by Dwight Eschliman.
Purchasing a lot off the Delaware River in Pennsylvania, Martha Moseley and Bill Mathesius adapted an unused concrete foundation—remnants of its previous owner’s abandoned plans—to create a home that’s uniquely their own. “We were inspired by the site, and our desire to have something cool and different,” says Moseley.

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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