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    Palm Springs Residence

    Located above an arroyo close to Palm Springs, California, this house’s use of traditional solid massing and large roofs provide shelter from the intense summer heat and sun. A colonnade leads from the entry through the home to the pool and outdoor living areas beyond….plaster, and concrete are used inside and out with a natural […]

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    Stillwater Dwellings Home

    Stillwater Dwellings was founded by Matthew Stannard in 2008 to leverage prefabricated construction techniques to make thoughtful contemporary design more affordable. Based in Seattle, Stillwater offers 20 floor plans to start from ranging in size from less than 1000 to more than 3000 sq.ft.

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    Kirkland Condo

    These clients have an interest in Asian art and wanted a home to complement their collection. A long gallery connects all the living spaces and leads to a window wall that opens to Lake Washington and the Olympic Mountains beyond. Because of owners severe allergies only nontoxic materials and processes were used in construction.

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    Kirkland Residence

    Designed to capture western views of Lake Washington and the Olympic Mountains this is 4000 square foot home offers expansive indoor outdoor living with a Northwest contemporary feel…large roof overhangs offer protection from the rain and summer sun.

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    Grand Ridge Residence

    A large custom home designed around an outdoor living area with all the amenities including a hot tub and swimming pool for three season outdoor living. The home has a more formal side facing the street corner but then opens up to the forest with expansive glass and high floating roofs.

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    Issaquah Highlands

    A reinterpretation of Northwest contemporary design with low pitched roof and clearstory dormers, creating song horizontal massing. A large 22′ x 45′ great room has views of Lake Sammamish, Bellevue and Downtown Seattle.

  • California Lane Residence

    California Lane Residence

    Two speculative residences situated above Alki in West Seattle with stunning views of Puget Sound and the Olympic mountains. Both homes have open planned living spaces that are defined by a structural rhythm of timbered trusses and wood posts. Designed as a warm contemporary home with northwest attitude, exterior materials include stained vertical siding. standing […]

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    Capitol Hill Residence

    This turn of the century Capitol Hill home has been remodeled to include a larger more functional kitchen/dinning space and an on suite master bathroom. The addition is massed and detailed to blend in with the classical Queen Anne styling.

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    Cascade Residence

    This project is a vacation home in a planned development in the Cascade Mountains. The home was designed in a Northwest mountain lodge style with a con-temporary twist. It is designed to blend with the style of the community, but not mimic other nearby projects. The project features a natural palette of stone, timber post […]

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    Courtyard House

    A new house on a corner lot designed for a young family with a restricted construction budget. The two-story home is orientated around the southern court-yard. The great room, that is located on the west end of the house, has a double height ceiling with a catwalk library overlooking the space. The home is com-posed […]

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    Eastern Washington Home

    This new residence in eastern Washington is located on open farmland. The contemporary home both anchors itself into the hillside and floats over the land beneath. The home orientates toward mountain views, has a sod roof with large protecting overhangs, and a porte-cochere entry.

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    Haller Lake Residence

    This 1960’s northwest contemporary home, sited on a small lake in North Seattle, evolved into a complete remodeling and expansion. Retaining the exist-ing rooflines and extensive use of natural woods further enhances the northwest contemporary style. The project is a series of spaces that reveal the house and site starting at the entry auto courtyard, […]

  • Juarez Residence

    Juarez Residence

    An addition /renovation that added a master suite to a mid century split level for a family in north Seattle. Exposed concrete columns, wood beams, large glazed areas and natural finished wood panels, highlight the project. The addition and existing home encompass an exterior courtyard that features a glass canopy for extended outdoor living.

  • Prelude


    A new residence for a music lover with a site that has expansive views of Lake Washington and Mount Rainier. A large living room and similar roof deck pro-vide space for a range of activities including receptions, recitals, extended family gatherings, and every day living for a small family. The home has a contemporary style […]

  • Sage Residence

    Sage Residence

    This addition sought to maintain the simple classic lines of one of the first Northwest Contemporary houses. Originally built in 1947, the addition extends the “window wall” to craft new enlarged spaces for the kitchen, and powder room that overlook Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains.The resulting spaces are calming and in keeping with the […]