• northwest modern design

    Located on a dense urban shoreline site, this residence is built on an existing daylight basement, and celebrates its setting while providing privacy to its family. All photography by Benjamin Benshneider.

  • contemporary interior design

    Bedrooms are located on the ground floor, with large sliding doors to provide privacy at night and openness during the day.

  • modern bathroom

    Bathrooms are finished in white Milestone plaster with framed views to the water.

  • contemporary stair

    The stair is located on the south facing street frontage, providing filtered views into and out of the residence

  • clean kitchen design

    A galley kitchen is open to the Dining Room and Living Room. Translucent acrylic panels clad the pantry, screening objects behind.

  • open living room

    Large sliding doors in the Living Room allow the space to open up to the exterior and water views.

  • modern shelving

    Open shelving allows for filtered light, views, and movement through books and collections.

  • small home design

    The constraints of site and footprint result in an efficient vertical house rising four floors and a roof deck reaching the maximum allowable height.

  • seattle waterfront home

    A variety of indoor and outdoor spaces are provided with composed views of the waterfront.

  • roof deck lifestyle

    The small roof deck takes advantage of solar exposure and views to the bridge and mountains beyond.

  • sustainable architecture

    View from adjacent property of east elevation.

  • natural materials

    Economical materials such as raw cedar, steel, and integral color cement panel siding, are intentionally honest and hardworking.

  • economical home design

    The Lobster Boat is a metaphor for a house that is economical, purposeful, and durable.

lobster boat residence

A new residence for and active family