300 Exterior Wood Siding Material Metal Siding Material Design Photos And Ideas

The upper volume reaches for the infinite view.
The house wraps itself around the historic tree while allowing the natural landscape to do the same around itself.
From the edge of the property the graceful entry and landscape gently slope around to a lower yard.
The entry portal shows itself to the public.
Neighborhood looks towards the site and house anchoring the landscape.
An exterior view of the property.
A self sustainable, eco friendly, Australian made tiny home.
"With both sliding doors open, the two decks connect seamlessly through the building, dramatically changing the sense of scale, space, and connection to the site."
Greenroof Outside of Office
View from Southwest
West Elevation Detail
View from Boat Dock
The south facade showcases the third level addition and new wood, metal and concrete cladding materials.
The 500-square-foot cabin and adjacent shed are 100 percent off-grid, with water, sewer, and electrical systems in place to support these buildings and any future development.
LED ambient downlights allow the home to glow at night.
An outdoor pool offers refreshing dips with views of hills blanketed with oaks, pines, and manzanita.
Avoiding deep foundation piers, the home is set on a reinforced concrete slab that tapers upward around a cantilevered perimeter.
The Goto House is sheathed in heavy-gauge steel cladding to protect against the elements and temperature fluctuations.
Perched high on a clearing, the Goto House overlooks views of the Napa County hills and Lake Berryessa.
The wraparound deck boasts a view of the surroundings with shade provided by the eaves of the roof.
The  main house was given a contemporary look by way of a metal roof and a black exterior.
This perspective shows the entry point to the pavilion and how it connects to the main cottage.
"Translucent glass in the sliding doors references the light qualities of Japanese rice-paper screens, creating a sense of enclosure and privacy at night, while encouraging the occupant to open them during the day," explain the architects. "They also prevent birds, including the endangered swift parrot, from attempting to fly through the building and striking the glass."
The 301-square-foot cabin is situated on 99 acres on Bruny Island, an island off the coast of Tasmania. For the exterior, the architects have chosen materials that "comply with the Bushfire Attack Level of 19," they explain, including bushfire resistant wood and zincalume metal. The cabin collects its own rainwater—storage tanks are underground for an uncluttered look—and the roof sports solar panels.
Buyers can also purchase models that have a green cover, which offers natural thermal and acoustic benefits.
A look at the backside of the home.
The home and its distinctive California casual elegance been featured in design and architecture books.
A view of the home seen from the southwest. The double-height living area, tucked behind the outdoor patio, occupies the heart of the home.
Stained a warm charcoal gray, the cedar siding clads the exterior, while full-height glazing embraces views of the outdoors.
The lot offers sweeping views of the Cascades and the Deschutes River National Park.
The timber-clad home's natural palette takes cues from the desert landscape.
Main facade
The front of the house restored and adapted
Two fin-like, metal-clad walls rise from the crown of the hill to support a three-story plywood box suspended a full story above grade.
Standing seam siding gives a durable exterior finish, with plywood panels adding warm accents.
The tapered limestone chimney draws inspiration from an existing shed built of dry-stacked local stone.
"The porch’s distinctive 30-foot peak is discernible from a great distance, and its rhythmic, horizontal cypress slats are a contemporary interpretation of traditional vented gables," add the architects.
A waste-management plan has been developed to minimize, mitigate, and/or completely eliminate construction waste, while also properly disposing unused materials.
"Working within the restrictive budget, design was not sacrificed; rather, it inspired the team to find a vocabulary that was simple yet refined," adds the firm. "The exterior of the home is defined by clean lines, a sculptural gable roof, and a contrasting material palette of corrugated-aluminum and warm, locally sourced cypress. "
After searching for an idyllic site for their retreat, the couple finally came across a plot of land raised above a valley, which catches great light and overlooks views of Pelverata’s Sherwood Hill Conservation Area.
"The mono-pitch roof falls opposite to the stepping plan, creating a tall volume in the living room," says Hugh Maguire, co-founder of the firm. "This allows a high-level window to capture views of the high-forested horizon in the west."
This house has an exterior of black panels and clear-grain cedar tongue-and-groove siding, and a rooftop deck that lets its owners enjoy the outdoors.
The facade has a valley-shaped roofline, and is clad in standing-seam, 100-percent recycled steel, and tight knot cedar tongue-and-groove siding.
Here is a glimpse at the horizontal cedar siding over a quality rain screen.
The family wanted a room on the main floor that could serve as an office and playroom. They also desired their home to include two sleeping lofts, rather than just one.

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