Siding Ideas – Weathering Steel Helps Blend This House Into Its Surroundings

Siding Ideas - The warm colors of weathering steel cladding have been combined with board-formed wood textured concrete and glass for a contextual, low-maintenance and modern material palette for this house in Utah. #WeatheringSteelSiding #SidingIdeas #CortenSteel #Architecture
Photography by Dennis Mecham

Sparano + Mooney Architecture has designed a home for a family with two young children in Emigration Canyon, Utah, that features weathering steel siding.

Siding Ideas - The warm colors of weathering steel cladding have been combined with board-formed wood textured concrete and glass for a contextual, low-maintenance and modern material palette for this house in Utah. #WeatheringSteelSiding #SidingIdeas #CortenSteel #Architecture
Photography by Sparano + Mooney Architecture

The warm colors of the weathering steel cladding have been combined with board-formed wood textured concrete, and glass for a contextual, low-maintenance and modern material palette.


Siding Ideas - The warm colors of weathering steel cladding have been combined with board-formed wood textured concrete and glass for a contextual, low-maintenance and modern material palette for this house in Utah. #WeatheringSteelSiding #SidingIdeas #CortenSteel #Architecture
Photography by Sparano + Mooney Architecture (top photo) and Dustin Aksland (bottom photo)

An added benefit of using these selected materials, like the weathering steel, was protection from fire, in a canyon which is threatened with wildfires.


Siding Ideas - The warm colors of weathering steel cladding have been combined with board-formed wood textured concrete and glass for a contextual, low-maintenance and modern material palette for this house in Utah. #WeatheringSteelSiding #SidingIdeas #CortenSteel #Architecture
Photography by Dustin Aksland

The house has also has great room that opens to the canyon with a 30 foot operable wall, transforming the space into an outdoor room.


Window Ideas - This modern house covered in weathering steel siding, has a great room that opens to the canyon with a 30 foot operable wall, transforming the space into an outdoor room. #GlassWall #WindowIdeas #Architecture #Ideas #WeatheringSteelSiding
Photography by Sparano + Mooney Architecture

Natural light is brought into the house by the wall of windows and solatube skylights, while heat is provided through an energy-efficient in-floor radiant heating system.


Fireplace Ideas - This modern house features a steel-lined fireplace and a steel firewood storage box, while board-formed concrete shows the construction of the house. #Fireplace #SteelFireplace #FireplaceIdeas #ModernFireplace
Photography by Dustin Aksland

The main floor of the house is dedicated to the living areas and the bedrooms, while the lower floor has been designated as a multi-use space to house guests, a home office, a playroom or an art studio.


Kitchen Ideas - This modern kitchen with an island, has warm wood cabinets with white countertops and backsplash. #KitchenIdeas #KitchenDesign #WoodKitchen #ModernKitchen
Photography by Dustin Aksland

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