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Washington

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 […]

Modern shelter provides idyllic getaway on the San Juan Islands

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This fascinating modern retreat was designed by Seattle-based architects Olson Kundig in collaboration with Geremia Design, located on Washington’s San Juan Islands. Nestled in idyllic False Bay, this home features an open layout with floor-to-ceiling windows framing picturesque views of Haro Strait and the Olympic Mountains. The home was designed to accomodate the owner’s active […]

Tudor home features a stunning modern twist on Lake Washington

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DeForest Architects was responsible for fully transforming a brick Tudor home into a stunning modern design, located in Seattle, Washington. A couple who love both books and dogs had been walking their dogs past this modest Tudor for several years before making their purchase. The project entailed this home breathe new life, built around their love of books, […]

Compact woodsy cabin meets mid-century modern in Methow Valley

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This modern mountain cabin was designed by Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects, located in Mazama, a community in the Methow Valley of Washington. Seeming to float atop a feathery meadow, this home is surrounded by towering ponderosa pines. Nestled at the base of a dramatic rocky butte, this low-slug dwelling captures views up the boulder-strewn slope, forest […]

Waterfront property in Seattle provides a home to three generations

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This contemporary waterfront property was designed by DeForest Architects in collaboration with NB Design Group, located along Union Bay in Seattle, Washington. There are three generations under one roof: the parents, their three kids and one of the parents mother’s. The original house was a childhood home of one of the homeowner’s. This home had […]