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Dorsey residence contemporary-exterior

Dorsey residence

Exterior - photos by Andrew Waits
Interior - photos by Roger Turk - Northlight Photography

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allerleirauh wrote:
Is that another bedroom tucked in the bottom level? - I' m trying to figure out how everything is laid out. Looks like not only a groovy-looking house but also space efficient and very livable!
   Comment   March 19, 2014
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yes there is a bedroom on the lower level as well as two on the upper level. the middle level is living, kitchen and dining. thanks!
March 20, 2014 at 10:13am   
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Steve Gadbois wrote:
I am planning a retirement home for myself. I am confused on one issue - Can you please briefly explain to me the difference between an architect (I get it - someone who draws houses!) and a designer? It almost seems that they are one in the same and if you have one, you do not need another. Just looking for clarification. Thank you.
     Comment   December 17, 2013
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yes we have used hardi plan siding with the wood texture. it still needs to be painted every 8 years or so, depending on the quality of the paint and the building exposure
February 3, 2014 at 9:32am   
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urvi sheth
Can you tell me what kind of Hardi plank to use in a more modern home? Also, what would be the color to use that resembles cedar similar to this beautiful house.
February 24, 2014 at 5:30pm   
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Herman L wrote:
Does the overhang of the roof keep interior from getting too hot?
   Comment   August 9, 2013
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Herman L
Thanks. Great work.
August 15, 2013 at 10:11am   
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Coates Design Architects Seattle
thank YOU!
August 26, 2013 at 11:02am   
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Angela Halsne wrote:
how can we can plans for this home
     Comment   June 11, 2013
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Angela Halsne
Is it possible to get the plans for this house?
June 19, 2013 at 10:10am   
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angela thank you for your inquiry - please contact us directly via our website
June 19, 2013 at 5:18pm   
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liam1111 wrote:
What is the square footage of this property?
   Comment   February 4, 2013
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she weighs in at 2,900sf
February 5, 2013 at 4:13pm   
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I am currently working on a similar property prospectus/brief - and I must say, this is INCREDIBLE. I especially loves the different use of all textures and surfaces in unison - a very unique addition to the norm log look. well done on the integration of the house to the hill too. #DREAM-HOLS!

I must say however - I am not particularly fond of the era of the interior (Danish looking). BUT - personal opinion of course.
April 22, 2014 at 11:46pm   
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Kelly Haegglund wrote:
can you tell me what brand of windows and doors you used? Beautiful house.
   Comment   December 14, 2012
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hi...thanks for the compliment! This house uses a Kawneer comercial storefront system.
December 19, 2012 at 12:09pm   
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Julie Douglas wrote:
Are plans available for sale for this home
   Comment   October 30, 2012
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please contact me directly to discuss the options and what you are looking for: hello (at) coatesdesign (dot) com - thanks!
October 30, 2012 at 2:51pm   
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