We have gotten many questions about the stairs: They were custom designed and built in place by the builder - and are not available commercially. The entry doors were also custom made. The floors are constructed of a baked white oak surface-treated with an ebony analine dye.
Photo Credit: Sam Gray Photography
Reimagining this 1929 classic design included restoration of the original rooflines, but not the original intricate wood details. The final result is stripped-down to essentials, with a clean, fresh quality inside and out. Windows have been enlarged to capture lake views, and wide sliding doors connect to the expansive deck. Sleek, glossy laminate is combined with European plyw... more »
Located within the urban core of Portland, Oregon, this 7th floor 2500 SF penthouse sits atop the historic Crane Building, a brick warehouse built in 1909. It has established views of the city, bridges and west hills but its historic status restricted any changes to the exterior. Working within the constraints of the existing building shell, GS Architects aimed to create an “... more »