Tag : Cedar

House on Lake Michigan (Cedar Siding)

The house above Lake Michigan is built in the small town of Traverse City, USA. Rising on a wooded cliff, this building is a complex of three well-combined with each other structures.   The building has a living room, a kitchen and a covered terrace – the main bedroom and three children’s bedrooms make up two sleeping areas. The dining room connects all three units. Delicate bends of the contours of the roof repeat the outlines of the surrounding landscapes […]

Private Residence Wissioming2 in Maryland (with Red Cedar)

A two-story modern mansion Wissioming2 is located in Maryland, USA. An inclined site of a wooded area with a view of the Potomac River required architects to conserve the maximum number of adult trees. The mansion is represented by two blocks connected by means of a glass corridor with a small pond. The courtyard, formed by the intersection of parts of the residence, is equipped with a swimming pool. Panoramic windows suggest access to the terrace from each room on the […]

Cedar Siding Cottage on the Lake Shore

Located on the shore of a picturesque lake in Canada, Cedrus cottage is surrounded by cedar and is a worthy place for a country vacation with a whole family. Designed by the architectural bureau of Boom Town, the two-story building is built on an incline, which explains the difference in levels, and fits perfectly into the natural environment. Large windows and natural materials, even more, bring human and nature closer together. Near the main bedroom, there is a cozy outdoor […]

Home with a wooden wing in Canada

This extensive residence is built on the shore of Lake Superior, in the Laurentide region, Canada. Residential space is concentrated on a large smooth concrete slab, slightly elevated in relation to the surrounding terrain. Internal areas are constantly in direct contact with nature, separated from it only by walls of transparent glass. Above, a huge sail of white cedar wood, like a wooden wing, extending far beyond the glass pavilion, protects the building from the sun’s rays and allows the […]

Western Red Cedar Kelowna

6 unbelievable things you didn’t know about Western Red Cedar

6 Things you didn’t know about Western Red Cedar but should before “The Build” This species of cedar is known around the world for its natural beauty and unique qualities. The following half dozen facts are just a few reasons why you should build with Western Red Cedar: Natural colors This exceptionally magnificent wood comes in a variety of natural colors ranging from smooth ambers and reddish cinnamon to rich browns. This variation means that your home is not limited […]

Renovated stone house in the valley of the Hudson River

The project Old Stone House is realized in a picturesque mountainous corner of the valley of the Hudson River in the USA. Old Stone House is located on a plot of 2.7 hectares and belongs to a young couple for a weekend rest. At the initial stage, a two-storey building with an area of 186 square meters was dismantled to three stone walls and a foundation, and then reduced to a single-storey construction of 93 square meters with 28 squares […]

Cedar siding house by the Gulf in Washington State

Sunset Point Residence is located on one of the islands of the San Juan Archipelago in Washington State, it is hidden among trees and has a view of the bay, where you can sometimes see whales passing by. The mansion is divided into two pavilions with a total area of 220 square meters. meters. Steel beams, stone blocks, cedar siding and panoramic windows from floor to ceiling characterize the residence. Open space allows you to enjoy freedom with a simultaneous […]

A wooden house with a spa zone in the Canadian forest

La Luge is a small house in the Canadian forest. The residence is located in the small village of La Concepcion in the province of Quebec. The traditional country house is mostly made of wood and is surrounded by dense vegetation. Compact in appearance, it is designed for a large number of guests. The interior space is able to change the geometry due to the sliding partitions. For example, a children’s bedroom can easily turn into a playground, a guest room […]

Black log villa on the coast in Finland

The villa was built in 2017 by the Pluspuu Oy studio on the coastal site in Turku as the second home for a family from the Finnish capital Helsinki. The building is designed in accordance with the wishes of the customer and the features of the landscape. Precisely these principles in its work that the company Terrific Exterior uses – to listen to the end all the wishes of the client and in the implementation of the project to remain […]

House on the shore of Lake Zhu in Switzerland

When your house (namely its walls) gets to the Terrific Exterior company, be sure – you will not only admire them but be proud of it too! Whatever you order – cedar siding, hardi shakes, fascia or soffit – it will be first-class work, done on time and taking into account all the wishes of the client. So feel free to contact our professionals 😉 The private house MW was designed by the architectural studio Ralph Germann for a family […]

Top Six Exterior Siding Options

Siding gives you a great way to add color and definition to your house. There are lots of options these days to help you create the perfect façade and you want to choose carefully. While aesthetics are always important, you also want to consider the material’s durability, ability to resist water, ease of installation and versatility. “From a functional point of view, siding gives you protection,” says architect Amy A. Alper. “From an architectural point of view, there’s an interest […]

Unusual wooden house near the lake somewhere in Finland

The pyramidal roof, crowned with a completely glazed viewing platform, defines the “face” of the wooden house, located near the Finnish city of Sysmya. The owner of the land between the mountain forest and the lake wanted to build a house with a special character that would provide a comfortable lifestyle and, at the same time, be able to maintain a close connection with the bright natural features of the landscape. The best option was a wooden building of the correct […]