Design: Graham Baba Architects
Agriculture is the dominating influence in Yakima, where good volcanic soil, sunny days, and irrigation from the Yakima River support the area’s many fruit orchards. The area is a leader nationally in value of agricultural products sold.
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.
Design: Olson Kundig, Architects
Originally housing a Dr. Pepper bottling plant the architectural design preserves much of the building’s hard-won industrial patina. The design team was inspired by winemaker’s in-your-face attitude to create a raw space.
Design: WATG, Architects
This mixed-use development totals nearly 950,000 sqft at the intersection of an up-and-coming neighborhood and an established downtown core. Two residential towers, 440 feet tall, sit above a mixed-use podium.
Design: FINNE Architects
This house is located on a narrow site facing Puget Sound. The architectural massing wraps around a south-facing courtyard containing a large reflecting pool with two “floating” basalt boulders.
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Design: Balance Associates Architects
Project focused on a 1940’s house in Seattle: the kitchen, garage and basement were all that remained standing after demolition. The basic layout remained but spaces were opened up to the view and to each other.
Design: LMN Architects
The new 138,000-sqft facility will help meet the soaring demand for education in computer science, which has recently surpassed business as the most popular major at the University of Washington.
Design: MW|Works Architecture+Design
Located on a tight, narrow urban lot in the Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle, this project explores the potential for a modern infill projects that is both lively and responsible.
Design: LMN Architects
Initial design for an expansion and renovation to the Asian Art Museum in Seattle. As Seattle Art Museum’s original home located in the Olmsted-designed Volunteer Park, the building will get its first substantial renovation since it was completed in 1933.
Design: Finne Architects
Located in the Methow Valley of Washington State, a secluded mountain valley on the eastern edge of the North Cascades, about 200 miles northeast of Seattle. The house has been carefully placed in a copse of trees at the easterly end of a large meadow.
Design: Stephenson Design Collective
A small home in the residential neighborhood of Ballard in Seattle, WA was carefully dismantled by hand to salvage every piece of material to create the Lark House. A covered patio off of the living room doubles interior space when opened.