More stories about Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue%2C WA

  • the rolling huts, mazama, wash.

    Tom Kundig, FAIA, likens his six Rolling Huts to “a little Thoreau hut on Walden Pond,” but Henry David Thoreau never had it so sweet.

  • woodway residence, woodway, wash.

    The renovation of this vintage mid-century home bears Bohlin Cywinski Jackson's hallmark moves: the choreographed passages, the connection to the land, and the sense both of exuberance and calm.

  • jay janette, aia, and david goldberg, aia

    Seattle-based Mithun always considered itself a regional firm with a strong focus on residential planning and design work, but in 2008 the collective opened a San Francisco office in a move forward as a more diverse and, it hopes, recession-proof company.

  • Kitchen Riches

    The owner of this Seattle kitchen remodel wanted more space with better light, but didn't want to feel like she was eating in a kitchen.

  • Chadbourne + Doss Architects

    Working from their 1910 Craftsman home suited Daren Doss, AIA, and Lisa Chadbourne just fine-until their daughter was born.

  • space within space

    Elegantly detailed materials culminate in lighthearted surprises in this master bath.

  • pattern play

    The clients for this Seattle kitchen remodeling job wanted more space and better light.

  • drawing the line

    Part of the mystique of architects has traditionally come from their hand sketches, those fluid doodles that brilliantly capture the evolution of ideas.

  • skb architects

    SkB Architects loved its old offices in downtown Seattle, but the 22-person firm had outgrown the space. So partners Shannon Rankin, Kyle Gaffney, and Brian Collins-Friedrichs went looking for new digs with extreme makeover potential.

  • a clear logic

    Eric Cobb's focus is on structure, simplicity, and surprise. His houses respond to the topology of the land while engaging it lightly. They're often thrust over a steep slope or wetland and rotated toward a chosen view—and not always the predictable one. Materials are abstract, durable, readily...