Wood shingles can be a great way to add texture to a modern home. Here’s 13 examples of houses from around the world that have done just that.
1. This corner house in Vancouver, covered in light grey shingles.
Designed by Randy Bens. Photography by Ema Peter Photography.
2. Cedar shingle siding feels perfect for a home in a forest in Quebec.
Designed by Bourgeois/Lechasseur Architects. Photography by Adrien Williams.
3. This contemporary house in Wisconsin decided to dark with the shingles.
Designed by Bruns Architecture. Photography by Tricia Shay Photography.
4. This New York home with shingle siding was built upside down to maximize ocean views.
Designed by BergDesign Architecture. Photography by Edward Caruso.
5. This Australian house is partially covered in uneven wooden shingles.
Designed by Maynard Architects. Photography by Peter Bennetts.
6. The only parts of this house not covered in shingles are the windows.
Designed by Todd Verwers Architects. Photography by Marion Brenner.
7. Black shingles on the side of this Whistler property, contrast the natural wood and concrete throughout the rest of the house.
Designed by BattersbyHowat Architects. Photography by Sama Jim Canzian.
8. These shingles curve around this spiral-shaped house in Finland.
House in Espoo by Olavi Kopose.
9. The shingles are a perfect match to the ocean for this coastal home.
Designed by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects.
10. The copper chimney that connects the two wings of this beach house works well with the color of the wood shingles on the side.
Designed by Nick Noyes Architecture. Photos by J.D. Peterson.
11. This house merges burnt wood shingles and contemporary architecture to create a unique aesthetic.
Designed by EXE Studio. Photography by Relja Ivanic.
12. This secluded lake house is covered in stone and warm wood shingles.
Designed by Charles Gain of CORE Architects.
13. This home covered in shingles has views of the ocean and Inverness in Nova Scotia, Canada.