2307 Exterior Wood Siding Material Design Photos And Ideas

A 100-foot-long glass wall opens the view up to views of the bay.
The home's shell of timber and corten steel will develop a natural patina over time.
"Because the clients expressed a lifelong interest in Richard Serra and Andy Goldsworthy, the unfolding sequence with which one encounters these modern artists’ installations inspired our strategy for approaching the residence," notes the firm. "Approaching guests follow a meandering stone wall through the woods and meadow of the site, eventually leading to a crisp line of Corten steel piercing the meadow; moving toward that image ultimately reveals the main residence, and conveys the visitor to its threshold."
The home is located far from the road on the northwest corner of the property and oriented toward views of the water.
A bird's eye view of the home, which sits on five acres of bluff top.
Located in the Hampton Bays, the Peconic House is sandwiched between an old-growth forest and the waterfront.
The home “is really about place, how it sits on the site, how it responds to the sun,” reflects McKeel.
Positioned on a sloping hillside, the home is built into the land. The lower level is reserved for Marica and Brock’s “play” space, a workshop and garage, while the upper level houses the bright and airy living quarters.
The exterior is clad in a mixture of stained cedar and shou sugi ban siding.
The house has a compact, fold-down deck that’s handy for traveling.
Set on an idyllic 140 acres of land in Columbia County, New York, the Taghkanic Villa is a collection of buildings and spaces—including a main house, guest house, large shed for land maintenance equipment, vegetable garden, and a dipping pool—that offer modern takes on the traditional farm vernacular.
Located on the far end of Provincetown, Massachusetts, the Beach House boasts 2,400 square feet of prime waterfront real estate within a sculptural, timber-clad volume inspired by the landscape.
Designed to take full advantage of scenic beach views, this 3,500-square-foot residence on Miramar Beach in Montecito, California, features south-facing walls of glass that blur the line between indoors and out.
Located in Sierra Madre, California, an existing ranch home with clean architectural geometry, was transformed into a contemporary home with an expanded open floor plan, improved circulation and access, and carefully placed clerestory windows. On the exterior, revised garage orientation eliminates excessive driveway paving and reestablishes the front yard as usable space.
Minim Homes are wrapped in beautiful shiplapped cyprus that will gently age to grey. And a 960-watt solar array on the roof can be battery powered, allowing the home to be completely off-grid if desired.
Constructed with durable Montana timber, corrugated metal roofing and energy-efficient windows, the FUSE 2 by Ideabox is a 1360 square foot modular home.
"The roof that connects the two volumes makes it possible to use the patio even when it rains or when the dew settles," note the architects. "This way the house is adapted for Swedish summer— it works in all kinds of weather."
The timber decking that connects the existing cottage to the new volumes emphasizes indoor-outdoor living.
The volume that extends toward the south of the site (to the right of the central volume) also contains two bedrooms.
The house is clad in vertical planks of black-painted fir.
A place of unspoilt nature, the island property spans approximately 1.6 acres.
A new 50-years cedar shake roof with copper flashing was installed just last year.
Along with its modern, refined appearance, the architects also relied heavily on concrete due to the material's resistance to seaside aggression—such as salt, humidity, and wind, which are unsparing agents of rapid decay.
The flattop Eichler at dusk.
The home's elegant post-and-beam construction as seen from the exterior.
The home has been professionally landscaped with native drought-resistant plants.
The Hive was completed in May 2015 for a total construction cost of $160,000.
Built for television and documentary film producer Kerthy Fix, The Hive is located behind the client’s main residence in East Austin.
The one-bedroom abode features a wood-and-steel frame clad in oversized cedar shakes repurposed from the roof of another home.
"It is so beautiful around here with the wildlife and the vegetation—the less disturbed, the better," says Axboe.
The house was designed to seamlessly integrate into its surroundings. It is conceived as a "looking box" to the mountain ranges, with ample outdoor decks and patios to enjoy the views.
Renovated from a 1940s ranch-style home, with many of the original materials used in the reconstruction, the homeowners love the self-reliance afforded by generating thermal energy and their rooftop garden.

Photo: John Clark
Architect Brian White clad the new second story of his formerly dark and cramped ranch-style home with a black-stained cedar rain screen. The large opaque window lights up the stairwell and the second floor.
Large windows punctuate the north elevation to pull views of the the water and landscape indoors.
Scott and Lauren’s compact backyard home is located in the back half of their 5,000-square-foot lot in the Richmond neighborhood of Southeast Portland.
The entry is tucked behind a louvered screen, creating a winding path to the front door. The screen, composed of Alaskan Yellow Cedar, shields views from the sidewalk while still allowing interior occupants to see out, and foments "a sense of elegance, mystery, and warmth," says the firm.
Gently sloping roofs reach towards the water to the west, and the mountains to the east, reacting to the scenery adjacent to it.
The home fully embraces the natural setting, reaching out and embracing the natural wonders.
Wood paneling provides a pop of contrast on the front side of the home. The two-car garage is to the left.
The two, season-specific wings of the L-shaped plan are separated by a covered breezeway.
Tomas Haeger and Tina Linde’s desire for simple weekend and  summer living led STEG Arkitekter to design a multi-volume retreat for the couple on the island of Tjörn. Clad in locally sourced fir, the house perches on pillars directly atop boulders that mark the steep site. “The idea was a place for contemplation and recharging our batteries,” says Tomas.
Materials used for the exterior include stucco, wood, metal, and concrete.
The exterior door adds a pop of color to the white and gray facade.
Steel columns echo the Norwegian folk form.
The house features a simple gable roof.
A massive oak tree is the focal point of the entry courtyard. The entrances to each unit are sheltered beneath the overhanging second-story balcony.
A nighttime view of the home seen from the northeast. To the right is the bedroom wing extending north. To the left is the living room wing stretching to the east.
The view of the house seen from the driveway. To the left is the workshop and wood shed connected to the carport by a trellis.
Set far back on a wooded 7.2-acre property in Bernardsville, New Jersey, the James B. Christie House takes advantage of its private location with ample glazing.
Western Red Cedar with a clear vertical grain was paired with vertical and horizontal shiplap for the exterior siding.
The back of the home opens up to an outdoor patio, hot tub, and fire pit.

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