Rhodes Architecture + Light modern-exterior
 

Rhodes Architecture + Light

A new beach house for a family of four on Puget Sound waterfront in West Seattle features an open, carefully day lit interior in a very compact shell. Sited on a forty foot wide lot and located on the footprint of an old beach cottage, the Beach Drive Residence includes three bedrooms, three bathrooms, open living and reading spaces, and a family room "pavilion" courtyard shared with the southern neighbor centers the entry side of the house. A rocky Puget Sound beach with views of Blake, Vashon, and Bainbridge Islands are the focus of the west side of this house. The openness to the beach and salt water guided the process of the design and selection of materials and finishes. A concern for the permanence and maintenance of the house led to a careful selection of ground-face concrete block, natural concrete floors, and metal windows and door systems and to the raising of the house on a solid base formed of stepping concrete terraces. The relaxed, playful environs led to experimentation with forms, fixtures, and materials.
URL
http://www.rhodesarchitecture.com/projects/beachdrive

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chance1a added this to exterior cottage
August 13, 2014
Posts
blueoceana added this to blueoceana's Favorites
August 13, 2014
Blocks
cool2mom added this to 2014 remodeling ideas
March 10, 2014
What separates block from wood? I like split face than this flat block.
freder1que added this to Arcand-Anctil
December 9, 2013
concrete blocks
karenmack added this to karenmack's ideas
July 22, 2013
supports for long front roof
jorjajohnson added this to jorjajohnson's ideas
July 21, 2013
Like post concrete base
AVA Studio added this to decks and porches
June 27, 2013
modern posts
saraallan added this to SA + CC
June 23, 2013
Interesting column, maybe for the interior
scottali added this to scottali's ideas
June 5, 2013
textures and colors and materials
Nichole Rose added this to nichole_rose6122's Ideas
May 19, 2013
Seattle modern
ekimstone8 added this to ekimstone8's ideas
May 12, 2013
picture plus low sliders
caymanhouse added this to caymanhouse's Ideas
May 11, 2013
porch post design
UPA-Lefousis Iraklis Architects added this to iraklis_lefousis's ideas
April 14, 2013
Wooden structure
colmar added this to colmar's ideas
February 21, 2013
roof line?
Pam Cullison added this to concrete flooring
February 16, 2013
posts with lights
ljpieper added this to exterior
February 7, 2013
Moms deck posts
allisag added this to allisag's ideas
January 28, 2013
cottage
Simon added this to extérieur
January 15, 2013
colonne à angle + éclairage
alrdesign added this to alrdesign's ideas
December 6, 2012
columns
100annie added this to 100annie's ideas
November 11, 2012
Porch
pkoko624 added this to Exterior
October 10, 2012
beams supporting porch roof
basil1 added this to basil1's ideas
August 15, 2012
posts
imagearchy added this to imagearchy's Ideas
August 13, 2012
Angled support beams
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July 23, 2012
Covered patio
corimck added this to Acorn
July 15, 2012
cedar columns
Sara added this to Exterior
July 12, 2012
Both like.
F & F Design added this to ch4459's ideas
July 11, 2012
outside
Katrina Evans added this to Skin & Details
July 9, 2012
Brackets!
thedetectivemw added this to thedetectivemw's Ideas
June 27, 2012
Clean even slate stone meets a light wood in a tidy exterior
tammy5958 added this to tammy5958's ideas
April 14, 2012
BEACH OR LAKE HOUSE
livsimply added this to kellieann77's ideas
April 2, 2012
Consider these columns.
johnshirleysr added this to johnshirleysr's ideas
March 27, 2012
exterior
lptn added this to lptnExterior
March 22, 2012
concrete and post
lyreding added this to lyreding's ideas
March 15, 2012
square traditional
brittcoma added this to brittcoma's ideas
March 12, 2012
overall look
leapingwaters added this to leapingwaters's ideas
March 8, 2012
exterior/ porch beams use of c.block and wood, concrete
avarnado added this to Modern Exterior
February 24, 2012
post
Debi Carson added this to beach cottage
February 18, 2012
exterior finishes
waikama added this to waikama's Favorites
February 1, 2012
Siding
lrc65 added this to Architect
January 30, 2012
Wood
Michael D. O'Steen, P.E. added this to exterior
December 23, 2011
PORCH
cool2mom added this to cool2mom's ideas
December 7, 2011
Interesting block and siding
luiscenteno added this to luiscenteno's ideas
September 19, 2011
columnas
amypowell added this to amypowell's ideas
August 30, 2011
warmth
cherylamiller added this to cherylamiller's ideas
August 6, 2011
siding kind of like this...with rock and stucco instead
dwliles added this to dwliles's ideas
August 6, 2011
overhang lakeside
ncleland added this to ncleland's ideas
July 18, 2011
interesting use of mediums, wood, block and comcrete
punctum added this to bahce
July 6, 2011
teras
wannabeinnature added this to wannabeinnature's ideas
May 26, 2011
Is the lower half of this home made of cinder block? Is cinderblock and option for the exterior of a home? Love the gray and white.
neilandann added this to Exterior
April 26, 2011
outdoor lights
ottlen added this to ottlen's ideas
April 16, 2011
EXTERIOR RODES ARCHITECTURE
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April 7, 2011
nikcoh added this to nikcoh's ideas
April 5, 2011
add element to existing structure to introduce it in new
kbcivitas added this to kbcivitas's ideas
April 4, 2011
Block / concrete / wood
wimberley added this to wimberley's ideas
February 21, 2011
Deck posts
Plum Creek Builders added this to terryr's Favorites
February 1, 2011
Abler brackets
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February 1, 2011
Kunze
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January 21, 2011
Garage clad with all cedar?
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January 17, 2011
essayer de donner un cachet au support et toiture
sthrngrl added this to Exteriors
September 11, 2010
Wood columns
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August 8, 2010
columns
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July 17, 2010
collumns
tsm2004 added this to tsm2004's ideas
July 14, 2010
More brady bunch?
Neiman Taber Architects added this to Binder Residence Ideas
July 1, 2010
Simple forms, honest materials
Danielle Grenier added this to misc ideas
June 28, 2010
Love the posts with integrated lights
David Satterlund added this to dsmdesign's ideas
June 13, 2010
Interesting take on columns
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May 20, 2010
beamwork and structure of wing on right
schook kikit added this to tin house
December 27, 2009
i love it
jeizele delos reyes go added this to jeizele's ideas
August 29, 2009
exterior , can be exposed downspout detail
Category
Exterior  
Style
Modern 
Location
Seattle 
Keywords
back garden · back view · back yard · concrete deck · door · doorway · entry door · front door · gable roof · glass door · grass · lawn · two floors · window
 
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