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Exquisite Sea Ranch Home on the Sonoma Coast in California

Have a look at this home perfectly blending traditional features with a contemporary feel! When approached by the head of a family of seven for a  house makeover, the architects at Marcus & Willers kept the facade of this 1965 sea ranch style home intact, while adding plenty of functional features. “The renovation project included a new two-car attached garage, a new main bedroom suite, the addition of a library and new bedroom above, replacing all windows, electrical and plumbing in the […]

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 […]

Unusual curved house in Sweden

The design studio Claesson Koivisto Rune introduced the private house Fagerström in the town of Edsviken, Sweden. The curved form of the residence meets the wishes of the client, being remarkable and interesting. Also attracting attention is a bright exterior, made of vertical bars of various shades of red. Vertical slats are nothing more than a wood siding made of Canadian red cedar, which is very popular in the construction of houses in Sweden. Refusal of an acute angle in […]

10 Creative Ways to Use Columns as Design Features in your Home

Throughout architectural history architects and designers alike have had to find creative ways to address the issue of structure versus aesthetics in building homes. Columns are one of those design challenges that are essential for structural support to carry the loads from the roof, upper floors, or other weight-bearing loads down to the ground to support your home. While you may think that columns have to be covered there are some gorgeous ways to display them proudly! Here are 10 […]

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 […]