Burton eschews traditional shiplap fiber-cement siding in favor of Cembonit panels from Cement Board Fabricators. The panels—seen on this Burton-designed house—are fabricated from lightweight, yet durable cement and cellulose fiber, their maker says. Available in eight colors and two thicknesses, they can be ordered in 4-foot-by-8-foot and 4-foot-by-10-foot sheets. Cement Board Fabricators, 800.366.5378; www.cbf11.com.
jim burton, aia