At Bridger Steel, we offer a wide range of modern metal siding options. For modern steel applications, we often see a few panels stand out as popular options. For a clean, repeatable look, the 7.2 Structural or 6025 Structural Box Ribs provide modern lines and a nice balance of light to dark contrast. Standing seam metal panels also create an effortlessly modern look when paired with a dark color or finish.
Recently, we've seen a high amount of modern metal siding designs incorporate the Ultra Batten in a horizontal layout. This layout works well in commercial siding applications with long, bold ribs that bring life to longer buildings and add more depth to the visual appeal of the wall.
One of the easiest ways to achieve a modern look is mixing the clean lines and bold colors of metal with raw, natural materials. For example, mixing dark-colored corrugated metal panels with natural, wood beams.
Another element that can create a modern look is the way in which the panels are run. Typically, horizontally run panels create a more traditional look, while vertically run panels look more modern. Vertically run panels elongate the space with long, clean lines and draw the eye upwards. Mixing both vertically and horizontally run panels also creates a more modern look. For a unique look that creates modern siding, you can even run the panels diagonally.
The way a home or siding is designed isn’t the only way to achieve a modern look. In fact, many builders, architects and homeowners are incorporating elements and principles of green building as a way to create modern commercial and residential structures.
Metal is recycled content, making it a top choice for those wanting to utilize modern building processes. Bridger Steel’s metal is 100% recyclable, making it the perfect choice for modern siding. The fact that metal is one of the most sustainable materials on the market makes it a top choice for incorporating it into modern designs.