• urban, waterfront, seattle, cedar, dwell

    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 Benschneider.

  • home architect, stair, master bedroom, entry

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

  • bathroom, white, plaster, shower, PNW

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

  • modern stairway, steel handrail, wood, steel, interior design

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

  • modern kitchen, dining, pantry, translucent, home architect

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

  • view home, living room, dining room, open, waterfront

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

  • storage, shelving, fireplace, stair, interior design

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

  • stairway, shelf, space, divider, collections

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

  • view, playroom, toys, open, framed

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

  • roof deck, chaise, weathered, simple, decking

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

  • northwest, wood, totem, elevation, modern

    View from adjacent property of east elevation.

  • cedar, steel, seattle, front, sculptural, industrial

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

  • cement siding, waterfront, modern, lobster, composed

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

lobster boat residence

A new residence for a young and active family