Contemporary exterior home idea in Seattle

Lopez Island Compound

Contemporary Exterior, Seattle

The house is up on piers to minimize its impact on the site. Corrugated sheet metal siding picks up the silver seaside light and minimizes maintanance. The exposed roof framing adds warmth and picks up on the bark of the surrounding madrone trees. the painted doors and windows pick up on the forest foliage. photo: Adams Mohler Ghillino photo: Adams Mohler Ghillino
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jpena78619 wrote:December 4, 2013
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    Mohler + Ghillino Architects
    7 years ago
    Thanks for your question! The windows were manufactured by Dynamic Windows based in Abbottsford, B.C. outside Vancouver. Here's a link to their website:


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Eric Reinholdt, Architect added this to Design Workshop: How to Make a Home Sit Lightly on the LandMarch 2, 2015

Piers can be made of cast concrete, steel, concrete block, brick or specially treated wood. For sites with poor soils...

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kierb added this to BathhouseMarch 24, 2018

horizontal, patina'd galvanized metal siding