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Midcentury penthouse apartment rehab boasts insane views over Seattle

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Originally constructed in 1955, this midcentury penthouse apartment has been completely reimagined by SkB Architects, located in Seattle, Washington. Encompassing 1,590 square feet of living space, the original layout typified the small, separated living spaces of its era. The architects were presented with a design challenge: to create a home that reflects contemporary taste along […]

Summer beach cottage provides exceptional views of the Puget Sound

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Stuart Silk Architects is responsible for the design of this beautiful summer beach cottage located on a south-facing, 10-acre site on Useless Bay at the southern end of Whidbey Island, Washington. The owners wanted a home to accommodate large groups of friends and family—a place in which to celebrate weekend gatherings over food and shared time together. […]

Urban dwelling in Seattle features an awesome indoor-outdoor connection

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Rerucha Studio designed this modern urban dwelling with traditional elements located in Magnolia, a tranquil neighborhood northwest of downtown Seattle, Washington. The goal of this 3,318-square-foot house was to create a modern spacious home with lots of light, a classic yet modern feel all while managing a limited budget. Economy of structure and materials was exercised. Stepping inside the home, the […]

Mid-century home renovation in Seattle embraces indoor-outdoor living

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This mid-century home renovation is the collaborative team effort between Rerucha Studio and contractor Caspers Built, located in Seattle, Washington. This home has underwent a series of unsightly additions, including a 1980s sunroom addition and years of disrepair and neglect. This home is entitled “The Starling’s Nest”, taking its name from a family of starlings that nested […]

Lake Washington provides an inspiring backdrop to this modern family home

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The setting of Lake Washington provides the perfect backdrop for this modern family home designed by DeForest Architects, located in Seattle, Washington. This home’s beautiful surroundings inspired many of the incredible design details throughout. The owners are a family of artists who wanted a house that would encourage creating and viewing art; connecting with nature, friends and […]

Treehouse-like midcentury home flaunts stunning views over Puget Sound

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This midcentury home has undergone a beautiful refurbishment by owner and architect Steve Hoedemaker of Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, located in West Seattle, Washington. Constructed in 1966 by noted Northwest architect Ralph Anderson, this 3,500 square foot home was originally designed for a couple of art collectors. The design of this unique home has an elevated treehouse-like feel, perched on […]

Tour a charming cottage home nestled on the Washington shoreline

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Seattle-based design studio Hoedemaker Pfeiffer is responsible for the design of this charming cottage home, located on Bainbridge Island, Washington. When a family lost their historic 100-year-old residence due to a tragic fire, they lost all of their beloved memories with it. The architects were tasked with restoring the timeless charm of the previous home, which […]

Step inside a beautifully renovated home with Asian influences in Seattle

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This beautifully renovated home by Coates Design Architects offers a warm and inviting atmosphere for family living, located in Seattle, Washington. This renovation went beyond the average remodel; it was a complete “lifestyle correction”, as the homeowner put it. The existing dwelling was devoid of a central space for family members to naturally congregate, it was uncomfortable and […]

Compact cabin in a forest commands views over Hood Canal, Washington

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MW Works Architecture+Design is responsible for the design of this compact cabin located in Seabeck, a former mill town on Hood Canal, Washington. Set in a lush old-growth forest, the cabin is positioned on a bluff that provides sweeping views of Hood Canal — a natural waterway of the Puget Sound. The cabin was constructed over an existing foundation, […]