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Design Workshop: Modern Metal Shingle Style
Steel, copper and zinc shingles take siding to new heights, with less maintenance than their wooden cousins
"expressions of building volume and skin. The shingles are often modular, allowing for easy... parts of buildings we wish to call attention to. When properly installed, these new... of the metals are site fabricated from raw materials so you can check local metal... ns of metal for siding, so this one is right up my alley. Thanks! I've noticed that... utilizing metal next to some natural material but it scares clients here in Calgary...."
Metal Works Wonders With Home Exteriors
Whether they use steel panels, a copper skin or corrugated cladding, these metal home exteriors gleam with ingenuity
"these metal home exteriors gleam with ingenuity... that use metal in some interesting ways. In architecture, metal can refer to a wide... properties — metallic glint, hardness, elasticity, magnetism, conduction and so on — but... These metals, usually alloyed with other elements, can be left fairly natural, oxidized... ns of metal in residential architecture.... up, Metal roofing is one area that is widely accepted. Metal exterior wall cladding..."
Houzz Tour: Heavy Metal Rocks a Modern Missouri Home
"Heavy Metal, Perry’s home features steel extensively inside and out. Gavin Snider... saw that metal was used I thought cold but this is a warm inviting space. Well done;... think metals in the structure and design of a home. Best of luck to the homeowners... into this build. When it comes to SCREENS, we now offer CENTOR's revolutionary SE1-Screen... naturally builds up, out of the bottom of that floor? Absolutely gorgeous!!! I like..."
The Cure for Houzz Envy: Great Front Facade Touches to Borrow
"home’s facade, and it instantly becomes a dream house in our minds. The front of the... home’s facade is its face. It may need an expensive facelift (boards are rotting;... how to build your own modern window box Create a front-yard seating area. A home lacking... t old metal stools scored at a secondhand shop as plant stands — a pair cost me $15... front facade, or it can be inspiration for those of you who are saving for bigger..."
Why You Might Want to Build a House of Straw
Straw bales are cheap, easy to find and DIY-friendly. Get the basics on building with this renewable, ecofriendly material
"basics on building with this renewable, ecofriendly material... a R-2 building. You could build an apartment building up to 2 stories and 7,000 sf... piece of metal roofing, not good ! Don't cut metal roofing up on the roof and if you... 3+ unit building apartment building (covered by the IBC) would be categorized as a... type V-B building. V-B buildings are like houses, not fire rated. Straw bale walls... ways to build affordable , safe housing , one I love is building houses with pallets..."
4 Zurich Projects Build on High-Rise Livability
Generous landscaping, underground parking and terraces make these apartment complexes models of thoughtful housing
"multiple buildings placed across designed landscapes, building on the Garden City ideas... between buildings. This ideabook tours four of the housing developments, focusing... on the buildings and the spaces in between. Where possible, I've linked to floor plans... comments that facades are uninspiring (I never like the facades on any new Swiss building)... adventure/building playground. Kids and teens could build whatever they could think of..."
Houzz Tour: 3 Small Buildings Maximize Nature Views
This Washington artist's island trio treads lightly on the land, opens up to water and forest vistas, and offers privacy
"wanted to build a home in Washington's San Juan Islands where she could be inspired to... Rather than building a large two-story house with all of the same water views, the architects... looking building. I like the look of butterfly roofs but aren't they more likely to... sheet metal siding; and the roof and railings blend in with the sky. Metal finish:... instead of building one large two-story house with all of the same views. Having separate..."
My Houzz: A New Dallas Build Handles Family Life Beautifully
An open family room, a smartly designed kitchen and walls of windows are built to suit a family of 5 in Texas
"spot to build their own house on. "I'm very connected to the Lake Highlands area, because... didn't build a cookie cutter McMansion like those that have taken over in Lakewood... a new build that sits in well with the neighborhood. Lovely home, what is the flooring... suspended metal staircase creates an unobstructed view of the entry from the family room... how a facade can impact a neighborhood. "I didn't want our home to look like new..."
From Building Blocks to Buildings: Balanced Geometry in Architecture
"commonly, Building Blocks. It's fun to throw a mental piece of trace paper over an elevation... on the facades, while others are made from distinct objects/simple shapes that are... smaller building blocks that make up the big building blocks. Ideabook full circle... white building blocks show off the inexpensive prefabricated structural materials... This facade is a great composition of rectangular and square cut-outs. Again, shapes..."
Modern Metal Fireplaces Open World of Possibilities
Allowing way more natural light than traditional fireplaces, and with some not even needing a vent, metal fireplaces are a major improvement
"vent, metal fireplaces are a major improvement... prefabricated, metal fireplace insert and metal flue changed the way architects design chimneys... the new metal flues allow architects to open up and make fully transparent any exterior... decorative metal skin or a wood and drywall box — is independent of the actual functioning... you're building new or remodeling, consider one of these fireplaces to let the view..."
Houzz Tour: Under a Metal Canopy in Texas
New technology, reclaimed materials and an enormous protective roof combine in this Hawkins home for irresistible modern rustic charm
"80-foot metal roof canopy that more than doubles the amount of living space. Windows... historic buildings, a hacienda in Mexico, a railroad car, pallets and vintage soda crates... creatures building their nests between the metal roof and interior roof? Love this house... commercial metal contractor can erect this roof at a decent cost. Then building the house... being a metal building with wrapped porches, but now I think we will just have the..."
Materials: The Advantages of a Metal Roof
"Metal reigns in roofing style, maintenance and energy efficiency... Consider a metal roof. While the cost of a metal roof is significantly higher than a shingled... of a metal roof are that it makes your home safer in harsh weather and can significantly... ly, a metal roof is versatile in design to complement many architectural styles,... a few metal roofs on the island now. You didn't show metal roofs in a tile look...."
Polish Your Garden's Look With Metal
Use iron dividers and planters, steel steps and walls, and even metal water features to give a landscape a decorative edge
"and even metal water features to give a landscape a decorative edge... about metal? Gates and fences have traditionally been the obvious uses for metal... though, metal has been used more often in contemporary garden design as part of the... at how metal has spread from simple fencing to various elements of garden design:... trade metal worker/ now kitchen designer.. i LOVE the trend of bringing metal out... sheet metal as a new border around a lawned area. Had to make sure all sharp edges..."
5 Places to Love Corrugated Metal in Your House
It’s budget friendly, versatile and even colorful. Is it any wonder this popular exterior material is making inroads indoors?
"corrugated metal has emerged as an offbeat alternative to drywall. Corrugated metal’s... corrugated metal has traditionally been thought of as a humble outdoor-only material.... corrugated metal. In terms of echoing, perforated corrugated metal can be used with a... "When we build let us think we build forever. Let it not be for present delight nor... formed metals are more traditional. The use of formed metals in the interior has..."
Clever Combo: Aged Wood and Metal
Mixing distressed wood and metal makes for a potent design combination in a single furniture piece or an entire room
"wood and metal makes for a potent design combination in a single furniture piece or... of aged metal creates a marriage so full of character and visual dimension, it can’t... wood and metal is great. Our office is full of it. I love photo 3. Have to say, almost... inexpensive metal steals, such as a metal pot like this one that could double as a place... juxtapose a metal sink with wood cabinetry. If you are renovating or building and want..."