2495 Exterior Wood Siding Material Design Photos And Ideas

The lake-level Beach Hut, built by Nathan and Adrianne’s father, further enhances the home’s indoor/outdoor living experience.
Previously, the home had been "a dim, dark, clunky disaster that had been built apparently in direct opposition to light patterns and to views of the lake," says Buhler. Now, the renovated home takes proper advantage of its lakeside setting.
Nicknamed the "lake of a thousand colors" for its brilliant coloration, Kalamalka Lake was a driving inspiration behind the home’s redesign. In a playful nod to the lengthy renovation process, the remodeled house, which now embraces views of the lake, has also been dubbed the "house of a thousand alterations."
Suspended in the forest, the Pinecone tree house is a sight to behold.
Different materials and textures create an interesting facade.
The structure is accessed via a steep wooden ladder and a trap door that unfolds down from the top.
An aerial view of Casa JB shows its three volumes.
The back of the home and gable ends are covered in blackened cedar.
The villa as it fits into the local landscape.
One portion of the roof arches.
The roofs’ concave and convex forms are elegantly layered and integrated into the home's forested setting.
Viewed from above, the home wraps around itself and is folded around a small central courtyard. The roof sections overlap in an organic way, giving the home its name: Four Leaves.
The exterior paint is a custom-blended black that Keasler requested. “I wanted a color that was a little more faded since the chalet has such a modern silhouette. I felt that a true black would be too stark,” she explains. The black contrasts with the whitewashed cedar front porch, which features a Factory Light 4 Outdoor Sconce from Schoolhouse and a vintage chair.
To reduce maintenance needs, the design eschews decks and uncovered outdoor spaces. “We didn’t want the pressure to shovel them off,” explains Sara.
A reclaimed hickory wood facade punctured by windows overlooking the National Forest Service land
The bivouac is designed for minimal environmental impact. It's set on non-permanent foundations and anchored to the rock in a non-invasive way, and it can be removed without leaving a trace.
Although this cabin functions more as a guesthouse than a she shed, there's a lot of design inspiration that can be taken from this guest resort in the forest of Southern Sweden. From its use of wood and glass to its simple, asymmetrical shape, we can easily imagine using the space as a yoga or art studio or home office.
A rear view of the house from the backyard.
Located in Northeast Portland on a 0.12-acre lot, the well-preserved home is clad in board-and-batten cedar siding.
The black steel swing frames a dark window perfectly, lending a modern vibe to the wood exterior. Plants and white decorations break the colors up further.
The living area holds a table with seating for eight. There is also a sideboard, a surface for food preparation, and ample storage compartments for backpacks and climbing equipment. Two wooden sleeping platforms with mattresses can sleep up to eight people, and small solar panels provide minimal lighting.
The shelter can accommodate eight people.
A small external niche at the entrance helps protect the door from wind and snow and provides a small storage space for gear.
High-quality materials guarantee the shelter's durability, and every piece is recyclable and ecologically certified.
The structure is made from wood and steel composite panels, and it's designed to split into four sections for transport and handling to reduce the number of helicopter flights needed for the final assembly.
The high-altitude, remote site called for simple and efficient construction choices and careful logistical planning.
The home is clad in sustainably sourced spotted gum. A natural material palette is used throughout.
Set on a a repurposed foundation just over 20 square feet, this boxy residence clad in oxidized black cedar makes up for its small footprint by embracing the expansive outdoors with large, glazed openings. The two-story cabin houses the bedrooms in the upper level while an open-plan living room, dining area, and kitchen occupy the ground floor. The home also opens up to an outdoor ipe deck and patio.
Measuring only 180 square feet, this sleek, prefabricated, off-grid tiny home rotates the classic A-frame cabin structure by 45 degrees to create more usable floor space. Sited in Hudson Valley, the sleek, black cabin by BIG and prefab housing startup Klein is the first model in a series of tiny homes that Klein plans to sell directly to consumers.
Set on an expansive meadow and overlooking the sea, Rode House is a semicircular residence on Chiloé Island featuring a dramatic, sloping roof that extends over an interior courtyard. Pezo von Ellrichshausen is a Chilean firm known for their arresting, geometric architecture. In true form, the striking, semicircular residence boasts a roof that drops steeply to form two sharp peaks at either end.
The L-shaped home is a classic example of Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian style.
At the rear, a large open patio with wood planks and an outdoor eating space allow for indoor-outdoor living.
The retreat is a composition of light and dark, wood and metal. These materials wrap the masses as they hover above the landscape.
The grand property includes forested land, a reflecting pond, and a private pool—all of which can be enjoyed from the picturesque living spaces.
Abercorn Chalet by Guillaume Kukucka and Tux Creative
The roof creates a dialogue with the surrounding landscape through multiple sloped planes, irregular lines, and an absence of overhangs. The home's form appears to change according to one's angle of approach.
The garage doors are finished in the same painted cedar cladding as the external walls, helping them seamlessly blend in.
On the exterior, architect Ron Rea selected a deep black-brown that's not an historically accurate color, but honors the architectural form.
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A steady rhythm of interior columns supports the simple framework. Architect Ron Rea created a lighting solution on the columns which appears as though it was always there.
With large spans of glazing, this transparent home fully embraces its forested setting.
"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 main challenge was access via the narrow driveway easement—particularly as the concrete truck wasn't able to reverse in, so the concrete had to be pumped a long way to the slabs," says Farrajota.
A glazed door offers a peek into the home and provides a break from the black-and-white exterior.
Two white, triangular forms are hinged together by a black, central corner with a glazed entry.
The Vallée du Parc Residence features a complex, angular roof that echoes the form of the surrounding hills.

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.