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Private house overlooking the Thames Valley

This private home is designed in a traditional countryside style in Berkshire, England. Pre-weathered burnt timber cladding (wood siding) and brick, the pitched zinc roof of Field House echoes the look of nearby farm buildings. At the same time, the cantilever upper floor and one fully glazed facade make the building unique. Thus, the architects were able to simultaneously increase the volume of the house and minimize the visual impact of the project on its natural surroundings. Panoramic windows in the day […]

Dalarna House in Sweden with wood siding

There is a strong summer house tradition in Sweden celebrating the great outdoors and enjoying the precious sun-filled days in the countryside. Located three hours north of Stockholm, in a forest area of silver birch and pine trees on an isolated 2000 square metre plot, architects have designed a home that will increasingly merge with the surrounding nature over the years. It is situated on a steep sloping site, along a ridge, divided into two rectangular volumes with lean-to roofs […]

House in nature in Norway

This country’s residence in wood siding is located in Westfold, Norway. The client wanted a cozy house for the whole family, somehow divided into the parts. Architects proposed a solution in the form of a cluster of three structures that can be used individually. Each of the buildings is a geometric volume organized around an open area, connecting them into a single whole. The spatial interaction of the landscape and structure creates a favorable microclimate. The buildings are oriented towards […]

Country residence for couples Lawless Retreat

Built-in a forest on the edge of a nature reserve, a country house for couples offers privacy, relaxation from the bustle of the city, and unity with nature in a modern style. Coming here, clients can slow down the pace of life and feel serenity. Two materials define the exterior – cedar (both untreated and charred) and obsidian lap siding. While a black house in other contexts might be defined by its bold distinctiveness, here it serves as a quiet background […]

Small house overlooking the bay

The Little House project, built on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington, USA. The small house is nestled in a lush grove on the north side of the cliff overlooking the Hood Canal. The building grew on the existing base, its foundation is a square with a side of only 6 meters. The house received a simple shape, its harsh exterior of black cedar siding and cement contrasts with the warm interior, decorated using pine plywood. Homeowners live in Houston, Texas, […]

House with wood siding on the lake in Finland

The 3 Square House project was implemented in Finland. A private house of 165 square meters is built on the outskirts of dense fir forest and right on the lake. The house is as open as possible in the direction of the landscape, but it is closed in the direction of the nearest neighboring building in the northwest. We used to write about 15 Siding and Trim Color Combinations to Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal. The exterior of the building is […]

Cedar, Hardie and Aluminum Siding in Kelowna, BC, Canada

How to Choose the Right Siding for Your Home

When was the last time you replaced your home’s siding? Chances are, it has been a while. Many homeowners overlook siding when it comes to carrying out home improvement projects, yet siding is vital to the overall structure and efficiency of your home. Is your siding cracked or peeling? Is it warping? Have you noticed any fungus or mold? Is your paint or wallpaper peeling? These are all common signs that it is time to replace your siding. The question then […]

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 […]

Oak-house in Australia (Wood Siding)

A spacious new house built in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. The site is located in Camberwell, on a unique L-shaped platform overlooking the green park. The architects designed a separate level for the common area and the entrance area was brought to this new center. Hence there is a very clear zoning: an area for children, for parents, for guests, a common area, and outer space. The desire to keep in touch with the old park with its powerful […]

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 […]

Long lake house with black stained cedar siding in Canada

Located in a beautiful area near the American border in Quebec, Canada, Slender House, unfolds as an elongated linear volume. The house with black stained cedar siding has an area of 418 square meters on the steep bank of Lake Memphreigog, with its huge windows overlooking the tranquil secluded bay. The building is firmly anchored in the rock thanks to numerous stone retaining walls and terraces. Folded from local granite, the volume serves as a base for an impressive roof […]

Cottage away from civilization in New Zealand

Design studio Fearon Hay Architects has presented the project of private resistance Storm Cottage, located on the east coast of the Great Barrier Island in New Zealand. The cottage is located directly on the coast. Its exterior is made of coarse black wood siding. Inside the residence walls and floors are faced with oak boards that look both coarse and warm. The cottage is built far from the infrastructure, so energy is accumulated by solar panels, and an independent system […]