400 Fairview Seattle building

Seattle Buildings: Washington Architecture

Madrona House

This house was designed as a second home for a Bay Area couple as a summer retreat to spend the warm summer months away from the fog in San Francisco.
Built on a steep slope and a narrow lot, this 4000 square foot home is spread over 3 floors, with the master, guest and kids bedroom on the ground floor, and living spaces on the upper floor to take advantage of the views.

Brook Bay Residence, Mercer Island

Brook Bay Residence, Mercer Island

Nestled into a Mercer Island hillside, across Lake Washington from Seattle, this intimate two-story residence emphasizes craft, materiality, and connection to the outdoors. The clients’ desire for privacy from neighbors is achieved through the home’s protective, L-shaped design.

400 Fairview Seattle building

400 Fairview Building Seattle

Thirteen storey 337,000-sqft mixed-use building design by SkB Architects conceived as a catalyst for urban engagement. Designed to knit into its neighborhood and foster a sense of community and connection.

Todd Residence in Seattle

Todd Residence Seattle

This residence design by SkB Architects is for a growing family. Comprised of two distinct masses, the structure is visualized as an urban farmhouse – additive forms over time with a modern extension of a more traditional structure.

Rocky Pond Winery Tasting Room in Chelan

Rocky Pond Winery Tasting Room in Chelan

Located in downtown Chelan, Rocky Pond Winery is designed by SkB Architects to bring a heightened sense of awareness to the winery’s story and their wines. The 2,000-sqft tasting room serves as a sophisticated venue in which to relax and celebrate the experience of wine.

Modern Oasis Medina House in Washington

Modern Oasis Medina House in Washington

The clients discovered a 1990s house while looking for a place to raise their family. The new residence designed by SkB Architects has western views to Lake Washington. The original 3,800-sqft house was an unusually austere interpretation of minimalist modern architecture.

KEXP Headquarters

KEXP Headquarters in Seattle

Located in a 1962 World’s Fair exhibition hall, the landmarked building has transformed into a global music hub with music library, live performance spaces, DJ booths and offices. The design by SkB Architects features amenities tailored to road-weary musicians. The green room has a lounge, shower and laundry.