18 Exterior Metal Siding Material Curved Roofline Design Photos And Ideas

AO, Alpine Shelter “Bivak II na Jezerih”
A trailer at El Cosmico in Marfa, Texas.
"I like the more boxy, modern look," Herbert says, "and I think it fits the small space better. You have more space in a box. As soon as you put a peak on a roof, you lose a lot of that usable space."
The Leaf House is a lightweight, mobile trailer that was carefully engineered to weigh less than 5,000 pounds. The designer, Laird Herbert, used a metal-mesh, open-joint rainscreen as the cladding on the front end, and spruce pine at the back.
The structure is super-insulated, making use of quad-paned windows and vacuum-insulated panels.
LED lights illuminate the trailer at night.
Timberleaf Teardrops have aluminum siding and anodized top and sides available in a variety of colors.
Clad in SPF lumber, zinc, and glass, David Bronskill and Mark Dilworth’s vacation home on Oblong Lake fans out to capture wide views of the forest. “Nothing is straight in the plan,” says architect Roland Rom Colthoff of RAW Design, who conceived the 2,500-square-foot escape. From left to right, there are three structures: a three-bedroom guest wing, a voluminous communal area, and a semi-detached master suite. Two of the wings share an unusual fin-shape design because of their varied ceiling heights.
Designer and writer Lynne Knowlton revamped her 1976 Airstream with a playful edge.
Meg Home | Olson Kundig
Meg Home | Olson Kundig
Meg Home | Olson Kundig
Revamped 1973 Holiday Rambler is now an all new living space.

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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