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This inviting home capitalizes on its serene setting on Lake Washington

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This contemporary lake house was designed by Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects, nestled on the northern end of Lake Washington, in Kenmore, Washington. This project faced some design challenges, including that it is set in an environmentally and code restrictive site with a forty-foot grade change. In response to this difficult slope the form of the building […]

A Mediterranean style hillside home in Seattle is the ultimate bachelor pad

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This Mediterranean-style hillside home was designed by architectural studio Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, located in Washington Park, a neighborhood in east central Seattle, Washington. The owner, a powerhouse bachelor, commissioned the architects to help transform his home into a warm and inviting space. The dwelling was originally designed by Stuart Silk Architects in the late ’90s and was […]

A compact eco-friendly mountain cabin hideaway in Washington State

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This eco-friendly cabin designed by Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects is nestled in the mountains in Winthrop, Washington State. The material selection entails sawn beams, logs, rough formed concrete, and corrugated metal, all of which are rough in nature to reflect the natural and untamed setting. Two concrete walls form terraces on which this 1,400 square foot, […]

Contemporary yet inviting home frames striking views of Lake Washington

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Designed by Stuart Silk Architects, this stunning contemporary Lake Washington home is located in the Laurelhurst neighborhood of Seattle. Built into a gently sloping site that faces south, this dwelling boasts breathtaking views of the lake and Seattle skyline. The homeowners desired light-filled living spaces that would accommodate the needs of their growing family of […]

An absolutely exquisite Scandinavian inspired lake house in Washington

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This Scandinavian-inspired lake house was designed by McClellan Architects, nestled on Bellingham Bay, a bay of the Salish Sea located in Washington State. While the home is decidedly modern in form, the owner requested to layer in softer, more European influences for the interior finishes and detailing.  To achieve this look, the project team incorporated wide […]

A Seattle midcentury home gets updated with a tranquil courtyard garden

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MW Works Architecture+Design is responsible for the renovation of this striking midcentury modern home located in Seattle, Washington. This incredible home was originally designed by prominent Seattle-based architect Ibsen Nelsen in 1961. The layout was well-devised, however, it lacked character and flow between spaces and did not meet the daily lifestyle need of the new owners. […]

This charming refuge provides a family escape on the Washington Coast

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This charming coastal home was designed by architectural studio Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, nestled on the shores of Bainbridge Island, Washington. The owners of this seaside escape live in Seattle and having this idyllic vacation home is perfect for de-stressing and gathering with the couple’s two daughters. Originally constructed in the late 1800s by three brothers, this […]