This remodel merged the interior and exterior spaces by opening the existing house to the new patios and decks. This new arrangement of spaces creates a rich and contemporary living environment. The two story deck became an extension of the house, providing private covered outdoor space below and a tree house connection to the valley views from above.
The house is a contemporary expression of northwest regionalism designed to withstand serious coastal weather conditions without compromising the aesthetics considerations of massing, light and presence. The main level of this 2,700-square-foot residence accommodates all day-to-day functions and was planned for aging-in-place.
photos: Martin Bydalek Photography
“Can you make this house livable for us?” This was the seemingly innocent request posed to the architects by the new owners of this house. It was a cartoon dwelling, an asym- metrical structure blemished by several poorly constructed additions that would feel at home in a coloring book. Despite these difficulties, the building was strangely interesting -- like an underdog you f... more »