More stories about Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

  • 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...

  • chance encounter

    Being your own developer, designer, and builder offers the freedom to align your creativity and your beliefs with your business. But there's no doubt you also take on all the risk. Pb Elemental Architecture decided to play its game of chance with this 6,000-square-foot lot located in a sketchy...