104 Exterior Wood Siding Material Mid Century Design Photos And Ideas

The front door has been painted yellow for a playful pop of color.
The classic post-and-beam construction is highlighted on the exterior.
Solid post-and-beam construction gives the home a classic midcentury profile.
The meticulously landscaped front yard is low maintenance and features drought tolerant plants and a sprinkler system.
Breuer's statement butterfly roof makes an appearance here at the Lauck House. Large glazing along the southern facade welcomes winter sun. Extended overhangs provide shade in the summer, while still allowing a visual connection to the grounds.
A view of the home's exterior from the backyard. Here, you can see the lower level which features laundry and an additional bedroom.
A bright orange door adds a pop of color to the home.
The backside of the guest house.
The rectilinear, modernist home features expansive glazing and blurs the lines between the indoors and outdoors.
The detached guesthouse is reminiscent of Philip Johnson's iconic Glass House.
Beautifully renovated, the home has excellent curb appeal with low maintenance landscaping.
The property features architecture that has been described as Third Bay Tradition—a 1960s Bay Area midcentury-modern style that can be seen in some of the wood-paneled residences in Sea Ranch, the exclusive Sonoma County seaside community.
Located on a 2.6-acre lot, the residence is set far back from the street for privacy and is set adjacent to the Reed-Turner Woodland Preserve.
A charming 900-square-foot guest house sits on the property.
MDO panels the color of California poppies accent the home’s exterior.
Chris and Laura Porter’s new master suite connects to the rest of the house via an indoor/outdoor bridge that comprises a covered deck and small library; Bonelli windows and Fleetwood sliders look out on a landscape designed by Christine Ferris.
An exterior view of the property.
Overhanging roof eaves help protect the home from unwanted solar gain.
Built in 1956 by renowned local builder Vito Fosella, the two-story home embraces the wooded landscape with an exterior clad in teak, mahogany, and stone. The roof is tar and gravel.
The covered approach, a common element in Wright's works, is flanked by Japanese stone lanterns.
A flat roofline and solid post-and-beam construction create the clean lines of this classic midcentury profile.
The facade features a clean and classic midcentury profile.
When Rob and Mary Lubera started pulling threads to uncover the origins of their new home—the lone midcentury house amid rows of Tudor Revivals in suburban Detroit—not even architecture scholars could have anticipated what they would find. Theirs is the last surviving residence by Alexander Girard (1907–1993), a modernist visionary who made his name in textiles but tried his hand at virtually everything, architecture included. The shoji-like laminate screens, seen  in the entryway, are characteristic of his Japanese-influenced work.
The house is, thanks to a new owner, in excellent, original condition.
The view from the upper wraparound deck.
The entry of the wood-clad property features beautiful midcentury lines.
A look at the exterior of the home.
The home is surrounded by an acre of woods and overlooks the Great Salt Lake which provides stunning sunset views.
A look at the backside of the home.
The home and its distinctive California casual elegance been featured in design and architecture books.
Steep street. Original garage door and wooden louvers.  New third floor glass louvers.
The evening view of the glass louvered studio below with the roof deck.
The front of the house restored and adapted
A dramatic triangular wooden truss extends the butterfly roof beyond the glass wall of the living room, also shading the stone-paved terrace. A low stone wall expands from the house into the surrounding landscape.
Inspired by Philip Johnson's Glass House, the home was developed in a collaboration between Swedish architect Iver Lofving—an architect at the Philip Johnson Architecture Studio who worked on the iconic Seagram Building—and Athos Zacharias, a moderin abstract painter who was working at the time as a studio assistant to Jackson Pollock and later to Elaine de Kooning.
Thanks to a complete revamp, this midcentury gem now has a fresh new look.
Although Silver did not follow the original footprint exactly, the new layout was clearly inspired by Hemenway's design.
The back deck provides the perfect spot for entertaining and enjoying the lush landscape.
The wood and stucco addition features a pitched metal roof that complements the existing home's midcentury style. The hidden side windows (by the planter) allow natural light to filter in.
Lovely lines and heaps of character make this midcentury property a true gem.
Fortunately, the existing structure had good bones, so Edmonds + Lee was able to maintain the dwelling's original footprint, and focus on opening up the interiors.

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