ALCOVA architecture
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Innovative custom design for your home.
ALCOVA architecture is dedicated to integrating sustainability and outstanding design. We believe good design comes from a humble approach to understanding people and places, and does not turn into a self proclaiming statement. We develop imaginative solutions to the functional requirements of a project, incorporating energy-efficiency, material and water efficiency, and environmental stewardship.

Services Provided
Architectural Design, Building Design, Custom Homes, Energy-Efficient Homes, Green Building, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Remodeling, House Plans, New Home Construction, Sustainable Design, Whole Home Remodel

Areas Served
Ballard, Bellevue, Clyde Hill, Hunts Point, Kirkland, Medina, Mercer Island, Redmond, Seattle, Newcastle

Certifications and Awards
Best of HOUZZ 2013 Best of HOUZZ 2014 AIA Member LEED NC
Seattle's Award-Winning Innovative Custom Architectural Designs

Contact: Pietro Potesta
Location: 8023 26th Avenue NW
Seattle, WA 98117
License Number: 9764
Typical Job Costs: $350,000 - 2.5 million
These are reference budgets for the entire project (not the architect fees, of course!). Our typical price per square foot ranges from $250-$350. Please inquire for further details.
Commented: Did you use screws or nails with the Hardie board? this installation is with concealed nails (nails are installed and covered up/touched up before paint). I saw some nice exposed fasteners (screws) installations. I guess it's a matter of taste. Hardie...
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Commented: Can you tell me the colour of the z flashing? The wood siding in the photo is Clear Cedar (T&G), reverse side for square sticking and clear coat finish
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Commented: Beautiful facade. the white aluminum panels are Dibond on a ventilated facade system
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Commented: What is the white ext/ cladding material around the stair massing? this is a blow up detail of a photo, but it lets you see the gap between the panels and the exposed fastners. Basically you allow the water tu run in front and behind the panel, but since it does not ...
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Commented: Was the cement board installed as a rainscreen? Not Rainscreen. I don't know the manufacturer of the flashing, but is seems like pretty standard Z flashing that any local shop may have.
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