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    The kitchen of this 1950s ranch house is reborn by updating some of its original features and adding custom-fabricated surfaces.

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    Lake Forest Park Renovation Bath by Finne Architects

    This renovated ranch house bath takes full advantage of its private, wooded site.

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    Imagine a cluster of 30 or so diminutive homes set on the edge of a large field, their compact rectangles topped with tilted roofs and punctuated with bright apple-green or ochre siding. This new crop of farmworker housing, designed by the Seattle firm Mi

  • 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.

  • chuckanut drive residence, bellingham, wash.

    The Miller|Hull Partnership, Seattle. Architect Bob Hull, FAIA, and his staff judiciously deployed wood detailing inside this Bellingham, Wash., home.

  • 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.

  • sheldon gatehouse, cle elum, wash.

    A dark, gated wall lends intrigue to this small house in the forest.

  • 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.

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