Modern hillside home showcases a relaxed vibe on Bainbridge Island

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This modern hillside home designed by Coates Design Seattle Architects is 2,600 square feet with two bedrooms, located on Bainbridge Island, Washington. Similar to its sibling shoreline home, Seaview Escape, it is done in the Pacific Northwest-style, with wood floors and expansive two-story glazing allowing a view of the mountains from the upper balcony. Cantilevered […]

Pacific Northwest-style house on Bainbridge Island: Seaview Escape

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This shoreline home by Coates Design Architects Seattle is a 2,800 square foot, two-bedroom Pacific Northwest-style house anchored into a steep-sloped site. Nestled on Bainbridge Island, Washington, this Seaview Escape offers open-concept living, dining, and kitchen area that opens directly to the outdoors with a corner bi-fold door system. A stone mass wall divides the […]

Prefabricated cabin offers idyllic retreat for nature lovers on Vashon Island

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Seattle-based architecture studio FabCab is responsible for the design of this 1,750 square foot prefabricated cabin, located on Vashon Island, King County, Washington. Built by Potential Energy, this rustic cabin is comprised of two bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, a flex room/den, and a 300 square foot bump-out screened-in porch with a fireplace and wall of windows. This custom home […]

Compact sustainable cabin in Washington partially buried into the hillside

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This two story contemporary cabin is designed by Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects, located north of Cashmere in Nahahum Canyon, Washington. Encompassing 1,650 square feet of living space, this sustainable dwelling is nestled into the hillside with concrete retaining walls guiding the form of the cabin. It’s narrow design and expansive overhangs are designed to take […]

Brilliant renovation of a modern Tudor home overlooking Lake Washington

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A modern Tudor home has been renovated for family living by DeForest Architects in collaboration with Ore Studios, located in Seattle, Washington. Built in 1931, this beautiful 5,000 square foot home features warm materials and plenty of original details. However, it suffered from a cramped layout and lacked a connection to its park-like property overlooking […]

Idyllic modern shelter for family getaways on wind-swept Orcas Island

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This modern jewel-box home is designed by Heliotrope Architects in collaboration with Ore Studios, located on Orcas Island, the largest of the San Juan Islands, Washington. Nestled carefully a rocky, wind-swept shoreline; this 1,600 square foot family retreat harmonizes with the surrounding landscape while minimizing weather exposure. The main living spaces connect to the landscape […]