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Straw-bale walls wrap the north and west, while the wood framed south wall opens up to the sun, bringing daylight deep into the living space via extensive glazing.
Main living spaces open up onto the interior courtyard, while the exterior courtyard looks out over the city in the distance. The self-contained cubes are arranged around the original footprint in such a way that they make order of the disorder. Hidden House offers the ultimate country living...
Featuring several sustainable materials and features, ranging from the redwood cladding, to reclaimed endgrain block wood, to the cork flooring in the office, and highly efficient appliances/equipment. The design allows for excellent cross ventilation and day lighting, reducing the need to run...
Hidden House is located on a serene 7-acre site (in Glassell Park where the paved road ends at an old hand written sign marking the entrance to “Hidden Valley.”) The property, which can only be accessed via a half-mile unpaved road, offers expansive views of the city but seems a world away from Los...
Avid surfers and professors of Biology and Environmental Studies, our clients wanted to push the ecological envelope while providing a fun, comfortable house for their family of six, along with a second unit for rental or aging parents.
This new dining and living room needed to fit with both the existing design of the house and the gorgeously landscaped backyard. With carefully crafted details and a minimal footprint, the new extension looks like it has always been a part of the house
north seattle garden roomatelier drome, llp
Plumb Island Beach HouseObie G Bowman
The renovation of the Woodland Residence centered around two basic ideas. The first was to open the house to light and views of the surrounding woods. The second, due to a limited budget, was to minimize the amount of new footprint while retaining as much of the existing structure as possible.
Woodland ResidenceMoore Architects, PC
The firm is responsible for custom home design for a number of homes in the prestigious country club community of Caves Valley.
CV FourPenza Bailey Architects
Contemporary Vermont Farm HouseTruexCullins Architecture + Interior Design