Melding corrugated metal with Douglas Fir wood, this sustainable home in Seattle brings nature inside while preserving its residents' privacy.
In Scandinavia, traditional cabins are painted black using a mixture of tar and linseed oil. For a Norwegian couple living in the Catskills, architect Kimberly Peck reproduced the look using corrugated metal—a lower-maintenance, more sustainable material.
An envelope of Cor-Ten steel clads this English barn's timber frame. “We drew on and referenced the use of corrugated steel sheet in 20th-century agricultural buildings and the way rusted steel fits into the existing range of materials in this area,” Whittaker explains.
This compact Australian home utilizes industrial materials both indoors and out. Architect David Langston-Jones was attracted to corrugated metal for its its unique edges and visible flecks of material.
This industrial compound-turned-modern home in San Francisco shows its roots with a corrugated metal facade.
Architect Ben Waechter wrapped the upper floor of this budget-friendly Portland house in inexpensive black corrugated steel. By rounding the corners, Waechter avoided unsightly trim at the edges.