At Home in the Highlands

An artist’s home in the Langley Highlands wraps around its landscape – creating an interplay between interior and exterior.  Shou sugi ban (charred cedar) walls provide structure to the outdoor rooms.   Inside, concrete and earthen radiant floors provide warmth through the soles of your…

Whidbey Island Farmhouse

Diamond windows and a wrap-around-porch add touches of character to this Whidbey Island farmhouse.  Although new, this home exudes the aged glow of a home at ease with itself.  The site was home to the oldest cabin at Bush Point, so we built atop…

Salish Hand Crafted

This home was artfully crafted by it’s owners.  Most of the wood was milled on the property.  Straw bale and insulated concrete forms were used for the walls.  A ground source heat pump is coupled with an accessible lower floor slab for remarkable energy…

Meadow Modular

In the midst of a meadow, this simple home will stretch out to the view and sun.  Its simple design belies some of the careful planning hidden within it.  A series of pods, will be built nearby (at a local carpentry school) and then…

Mutiny Bay Modern

Overlooking the waters of Mutiny Bay, this home is a sculptural testament to modernism. Built from strong materials composed with restraint, it features some of the most advanced energy systems available.      

Tiny House

In pursuit of affordable housing and a reduced footprint , we collaborated with a local craftsman to create a tiny home with quality finishes at the scale of an Airstream trailer. This home features some innovations to the Tiny House genre: Entrance is gained…

Confluence Park

The picnic shelter at Issaquah’s newly christened Confluence Park mimics the historic Anderson Barn that preceded it. Light fixtures and the sliding door were salvaged from the original structure for re-use.  Custom designed furniture and the roof truss system were built by the carpentry…

Everett Mixed Use

This project aims to remake a derelict downtown property into a vital part of the neighborhood. The storefront is being completely rebuilt to include ample natural light; a new mezzanine and dedicated new service areas.  A two-story duplex has been fashioned from the remnants…

Newman Road Farmhouse

This historic farmhouse is a Whidbey landmark, so we took care to ensure that the new sun room and bedroom addition felt right at home.  Further enhancement included new bathrooms, an updated kitchen, and numerous other niceties.  

Unity Church

Thirty years in the making, Unity has finally come home. Conceived as modular structures, it was prefabricated in Seattle by carpentry students and transported to the site for assembly. Phase 1 includes the buildings shown with the sanctuary to come later.  Many layers of…

A Light Touch

Small enhancements can make a large difference. This modest renovation refreshed the street side of the home with a new arbor, decks overlooking the sound and access through the landscape.  On the inside we expanded the kitchen and used a ridge skylight to lighten…

Neighborhood Friendly Net Zero

A high performance home in a historic neighborhood –  Located on Coupeville’s  walking tour in the middle of the Ebey’s Landing National Historic Reserve, this home is also in one of Western Washington‘s sunniest locations. The finished home is “net-zero,” Built-Green (certified 5-star) and …