Residential Design

Vol. 3, 2017

A business-to-business magazine focused on the collaborative process and talented work of residential architects and custom homebuilders.

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Monopoly house. Their program, while disciplined by American standards, was a little too ex- pansive for the one rudimentary building to accommodate, so Dan split the plan apart into three separate volumes totaling 1,700 square feet. The two new volumes were placed adjacent to each other but pulled slightly apart and rotated to catch different views. One contains the master bedroom, and the other comprises kitchen, dining, living spaces. The primary entry hall joins them. The third volume is the old shack—relocated, renovated, and repurposed into a bunkhouse. "We pressed the two volumes toward the west side, close to the edge of the forest," says Dan. "There was a pretty big area of meadow to put the house on. But it makes sense to press it back to the forested edge to have access to the views." Across the meadow to the south lies the Hood Canal view. To the west is another small canal that runs along the property. (The word "canal" in these parts actually means fjord.) The long end of the main volume faces Clockwise from the top left: Stringent editing keeps interiors and exteriors visually calm, allowing the breathtaking natural landscape to hold center stage. VOL. 3, 2017 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGAZINE.COM 51

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