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Step into the sleek world of contemporary architecture, where clean lines and modern sophistication converge. With Hardie® siding, you can transform your home into a sanctuary of refined elegance, blending contemporary flair with timeless charm.

Exploring Contemporary home hallmarks

These key hallmarks prove classic elegance and modern living can harmoniously coexist.

Clean lines

Contemporary homes are characterized by sleek and minimalist design, featuring clean lines, geometric shapes, and an emphasis on simplicity.

Large windows

Contemporary architecture often incorporates expansive windows and glass walls, maximizing natural light and blurring the boundaries between indoor and outdoor spaces.

Innovative materials

Contemporary homes embrace modern—and often eco-friendly—building materials such as concrete, steel, and glass, creating a distinctive and forward-thinking aesthetic.

Contemporary, three ways

Find out how to capture the character of a Contemporary home in a variety of ways below.




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Timeless transformation

Explore the enduring allure of contemporary design, where understated elegance meets modern functionality. Discover its timeless appeal and seamless integration with contemporary living.

Siding material

Opt for plank shiplap siding to achieve a contemporary look that exudes refined simplicity and timeless sophistication.

Color palette

Choose from a palette of timeless grays to enhance your home's design and create a harmonious blend with the architectural details of your home.


Soften sharp lines with lush greenery and natural elements, blurring the lines between indoor and outdoor living.

Hover App
  • Preview your design ideas on a model of your actual home

  • See how different materials choices can completely change your home's look

  • Instantly swap out different colors to find your favorite color palette

  • Feel confident in your design decisions before your project starts

Bring your vision to life

See how beautifully things can come together with the Hover® Design Studio app, brought to you by James Hardie. Using just eight photos of your exterior, Hover® creates a 3D model of your home so you can start designing.

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