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…

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.      

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.  

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 …

Beverly Beach Bungalow

A classic bungalow with a twist, this home blends naturally into the surrounding landscape. The traditional styling and attention to detail add to the timeless feel.  

Coastal Retreat

This home was designed to be both a retreat and a place of gathering.  Intimate nooks contrast the large central area and outdoor rooms.  Copper, stone and natural wood are apparent throughout.  

Fireseed Kitchen

This old farmhouse needed a complete re-work of the kitchen and living spaces.  Home to two professional cooks and an in-motion lifestyle, the new layout allows for activities to flow easily in and around

Methow Valley Cabin

Perched on the north rim of the Methow valley, this cabin reflects its rugged surroundings.  Its intimate scale is enhanced by the immensity of the landscape.  A visit to the south porch puts you in the middle of it all.

Red Door Farm

Set atop a knoll overlooking the headwaters of Glendale Creek, this home mirrors the character of the neighboring barns.  It stretches out east to west to gather the southern sun and enfolds a pair of outdoor rooms in the process.