Architects' Choice: Christopher Rose Architects
Christopher Rose picks a faux finish that can look and perform better than the real thing.
Fiber Cement Siding by Nichiha
Builder Noel McNamee uses Nichiha's fiber cement siding, which he says is eco-friendly and easy to install.
Exteriors Product Showcase
Add panache to your next project’s exterior with energy-efficient windows, roof shingles that also generate power, waterproof mosaic tiles, and long-lasting, rot-resistant siding with a sophisticated look.
10 Cool Product Finds from PCBC 2012
The California-based housing show, going on this week, offers a peak at some innovative new offerings. Here's what caught our eye.
Product: Barnwood Naturals Charred/Burnt Siding
Reclaimed wood siding that is burned to increase its durability.
Formica Introduces VIVIX
VIVIX becomes the first U.S.-branded exterior rainscreen panel.
Cool Products Come Out to Play at AIA Convention
Fewer attend annual gathering in Miami, but products displayed offered inspiration and solutions for residential and commercial projects alike.
Tobler Duncker: Copper Sales' metal exterior products' "simple quality serves the modern representation of the ranch/agricultural vernacular."
Shipley Architects: James Hardie Building Products' fiber cement siding.
Banducci Associates Architects: Western red cedar siding is stable, resists decay and offers clean lines.