Eight years after construction began, this lakeside weekend home 80 miles outside Johannesburg, South Africa, received the long-awaited finishing touch that makes it an eye-catching thermal wonder: red-and-gray Vermont cladding from Everite’s Nutec line.
A modernist cabin in British Columbian ski country is the perfect retreat for a family of outdoor adventurers. Black-stained and clear cedar siding offset the pitched roof, which alludes to the shape of evergreens.
Architect Michael Cobb used Agriboard, a structural insulated panel made from oriented strand board and a compressed agricultural fiber core, which he used to construct a weekend house for a young family in Healdsburg, California.
Built on a challenging hillside site and tucked behind a thicket of trees, the Bridgman, Michigan, house designed by Scott Rappe provides a modern weekend retreat for a Chicago couple.
To create their rural Connecticut weekend home, Lisa Gray and Alan Organschi layered their modern design sensibility atop an early 20th-century stone foundation. Consisting of two barnlike volumes, the Depot House offers a locally rooted vision of New England modernism.
A couple hired San Francisco architect Jonathan Feldman to transform a one-bedroom shack in Marin County, California, to serve as a cozy weekend cottage.