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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

10 Ways to Transform Your Home with Wood Siding

Wood siding doesn’t have to be boring, and it could easily be argued that it is one of the most versatile types of siding. While wood is often thought of as a warm, rustic type of material there are plenty of modern home design ideas that can be applied with this siding. Here are 10 ways you can completely transform the feel of your home with wood siding. 1. Mix Vinyl (Or Other Materials) And Wood Siding A common issue with […]

Summer House in Sweden

The summer house Svartnö became the embodiment of a dream for a couple from Germany. Customers wanted their home for outdoor recreation, located north of Stockholm (Sweden) to be made in Scandinavian style. They decided to remake one of the two residences on a picturesque site in a classic cottage, merging with the environment, and the second left for the children. The concrete construction of the house is “dressed” in a traditional wooden red siding. All cottage rooms are open […]