go for steel cladding

We favor modern homes featuring industrial steel and glass, with open views. They are becoming a practical response to shipping containers, which are not structurally or optimally designed as living spaces.

This industrial home archetype starts with rectangles. Its rusty exterior comes from steel sheets attached to a stick-built structure. The focal point is one glass side of the home which, through windows and doors, delivers stylish views.

An old granite farmhouse connects to this modern family dining and living space, clad in Cor-Ten steel. (Dwell)

An old granite farmhouse connects to this modern family dining and living space, clad in Cor-Ten steel. (Dwell)

The Z-Glass is a classic design, with hot-rolled steel siding. The home is only 350 square feet. (Plans, Tumbleweed Houses)

The Z-Glass is a classic design, with hot-rolled steel siding. The home is only 370 square feet. (Plans, Tumbleweed Houses)

For a house on wheels, this steel-clad Mica has curb appeal. It's just 172 square feet. (Plans, Tumbleweed Houses)

For a house on wheels, this steel-clad Mica has curb appeal. It’s just 172 square feet. (Plans, Tumbleweed Houses)

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