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A shingled house will get battered corners and pilasters, an expensive set of details. Wall framing is conventional 2x6, all sheathed, before the application of the boosted sections.

As can be seen in the pic, the bottom edges of the boosts are held up off of finished grade, and no foundation is underneath. They are just "pasted" on the walls, somehow. The loading is minimal . . . a little light framing, sheathing, cedar shingles . . . that's it. Consider what 42" tall wall cabinets weigh, fully loaded with tableware, hanging on a kitchen wall with a few screws.

How would you propose these be built and hung?
 

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Thanks for the responses thus far. I know there are various ways to build this, and that it ain't rocket science. Just looking for something creative, that is easy and light, and uses as few materials as possible.

Since it will be shingled, was thinking of a light frame and skip sheathing with 1x3 furring.

Here is a section with dimensions.
 

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