reduce energy use. The reuse of the existing foundation system expedited permitting at the City of Seattle and saved construction cost and materials.
The City View Residence was a collaboration of Rhodes Architecture + Light, Swenson Say Faget Engineering, LightWire, Lighting Design, and the owners. Mark
Project Cost: $340/SF
- Photographer: Michael Shopenn
An old WWII era house in West Seattle with a very small footprint had one obvious recommendation for a buyer who called us in 2005; a sweeping view of the City of Seattle. The view from the existing house took in Magnolia and Alki Point to the north
numerous energy saving and green features.
Durable, natural and handsome materials such as stained cedar trim, natural stone veneer, and integral color plaster are combined with strong horizontal roof lines that emphasize the expansive nature of the site and capture the “bigness” of the view. Large expanses
project’s energy saving features include:
- a 5 kW roof mounted grid-tied PV solar array pays for most of the electrical needs, and sends power to the grid in summer 6 year payback!
- all native and drought-tolerant landscaping reduce irrigation needs
- passive solar design that reduces heat gain in summer
I was just wondering roughly what it cost per sq ft to lay this tile? I absolutely love this look and wondering if its too costly for us. We were considering hardwood with a custom stain but would rather go this route and have in idea the cost. Thanks!
fiberglass (to save on costs) - can you suggest a reasonable GTA vendor?
Your team's work on this model home was spectacular. The esthetic appeals to me very much. My ambition is to re-create its look in our new build.