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Architect Tim Carlander tucked this Washington state home into its sloping site to maximize the views. The house sits atop a Pennsylvania stone base.

The west-facing elevation frames the best views, but Carlander used large overhangs to shade the harsh light.

A sturdy shell of Alaskan yellow cedar and standing seam metal bolsters the structure against the harsh effects of its waterside location.

Site plan

Main floor plan

Lower floor plan

The finely detailed kitchen is flexible enough to accommodate visiting family and friends.

An abundance of windows open up to views of the water, fir trees, and inviting outdoor terraces.

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