The James Hardie company's fiber cement panels can be butted to each other or can be installed with a reveal between each panel. I love this look for contemporary houses. It almost looks like steel, but it won't rust.
A modern makeover for the exterior of this house included cedar-planked support beams, eco-friendly fiber cement siding, and house numbers in classy Neutraface. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images