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Contemporary Mercer Island lake house infused with Asian touches

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This brand new lakeside family home is styled in a northwest contemporary with Asian undertones, designed by SkB Architects, located on Mercer Island, Washington. The homeowner’s wanted an architectural design inspired by the likes of Frank Lloyd Wright and Roland Terry. The exterior facade features a low profile, flat roof with horizontal wood siding and clerestory windows. An outdoor concrete pathway […]

Modern Mercer Island home showcases vivacious color palette

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This property originally began as a early 90’s eyesore until interior designer Kimberlee Marie completely transformed it into a midcentury modern masterpiece on Mercer Island, Washington. Designed for an upbeat, active young family, the residence showcases spacious, open plan rooms, plenty of natural light and sweeping views over Lake Washington. While the 5,500 square foot home was […]

Fascinating energy efficient home overlooking Puget Sound

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This energy efficient home on Elliot Bay is the imagination of FINNE Architects, nestled on a narrow plot offering sweeping views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains in Seattle, Washington. When designing the home, the architect took into consideration the narrow property, surrounding views and his clients (a couple of empty nesters) affinity of the outdoors as well […]

Cliffside dream home offers waterfront views of Bellingham Bay

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A contemporary waterfront property was designed for a father and his two children by architectural studio McClellan Architects, located along the bay in Bellingham, Washington. The homeowner wanted a home designed to advantage of its beautiful surroundings while at the same time melding with its natural environment. The home was built right into the cliffside, with the […]

School house converted into loft style dwelling in Seattle

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An historical school house has been converted into a stunning loft style dwelling by Mark Ashby Design, located in the historic Queen Anne district of Seattle, Washington. This grand residence is set in a privileged location just blocks from the water. The project entailed a full scale remodel of the property, preserving structural details and infusing the spaces with […]

Fascinating waterfront retreat on picturesque Orcas Island

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Bunny Lane Residence is a contemporary waterfront retreat designed by Heliotrope Architects, located on the picturesque Orcas Island, Washington. The property has been in the homeowners family for over 40 years and was enjoyed as a family vacation spot in a much smaller, more rustic cabin that originally took up residence on the site. When the homeowner […]

Extraordinary Cascade Mountains retreat with eco-conscious features

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Base Camp is a mountain retreat designed for family living by Johnston Architects, nestled high above Lake Cle Elum in the Cascade Mountains near Roslyn, Washington. The home was designed as a retreat and eventually a primary home for an active family of seven. The remote lake offers the perfect getaway, enjoying warm summer days and snowfalls in […]

Imposing compound surrounded by mountains in Methow Valley

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Studhorse Residence was designed as a four season family retreat by Olson Kundig Architects, situated in the remote Methow Valley, in Winthrop, Washington. Nestled in the North Cascades, the home is comprised of steel and reclaimed barn wood. The home was built with the client’s desire to experience and interact with the surrounding landscape. The compound consists […]

Fascinating prefab cabin on Vashon Island, Washington

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Vashon Island House is a 1,750 square foot custom designed prefab cabin by Seattle architecture firm FabCab, located on Vashon Island, King County, Washington. The family cabin, built by Potential Energy, is comprised of two bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, a flex room/den, and a 300 square foot bump-out screened-in porch with a fireplace and wall of windows. The […]