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This 2,500 square foot, 2-bedroom waterfront retirement home was designed to take advantage of spectacular views of Quartermaster Harbor and the Olympic Mountains. It includes sustainable features such as hydronic floor heating, enhanced insulation, high-performance windows and local materials.
Notable features include a second floor master bedroom suite with fireplace, wet bar, generous master bath and a covered deck with water and mountain views. Sustainable features include a pigment-dyed radiant concrete slab, high-performance windows and enhanced insulation.
On the entry side, a landscaped courtyard greets visitors. The 2-car garage, connected to the main house by an open-air breezeway, features second floor guest quarters with a small kitchenette and bath.
Built on a sloping south-facing site, this 2,300 square foot, 3-bedroom home was designed with a number of sustainable features, including passive solar orientation, enhanced insulation, radiant floor heating and recycled materials. In addition, all framing lumber, flooring and trim was milled on site from second-growth Douglas Fir trees.
The great Room features clear vertical grain fir metalwork, slate tile hearth, EPA-rated propane fireplace and hidden media storage.
The open ground floor plan features a dining room with sweeping views and a multi-level south-facing deck and trellis.
Built on a narrow, steeply sloping site, this 2,000 square foot home is located near an earthquake fault. Working with geotechnical and structural engineers, Domain Design Architects designed this home not only to capture the breathtaking views of Rich Passage, but to withstand a major earthquake.
The 2-bedroom + study home has an attached 2-car garage with a 1-bedroom accessory dwelling unit above. The length of the home is oriented to maximize passive solar gain and to provide area for future photovoltaic panels. Sustainable features include enhanced insulation, high-performance windows and recycled materials.
Terraced garden walls and a multi-level stair greet visitors, while a lushly- landscaped entry courtyard at the top of the stairs provides a framed view of Rich Passage before entering the front door.
Built on a tight, narrow city lot, this 2,500 square foot, 3-bedroom home is oriented to provide maximum privacy from the street.
A 2-car garage and raised garden complete the paved entry courtyard. Sustainable features include high-performance windows, enhanced insulation, cement-fiber lap siding, bamboo flooring, and recycled materials.
Above the garage, a 780-square foot, 1-bedroom accessory dwelling unit with its own entrance is located.
A new 3-car garage with 2-bedroom guesthouse above was built adjacent to this existing Victorian-era home and farm. On the south side, the garage is concealed by a porch and breezeway. A new brick and concrete courtyard connects the new garage to the existing home (at right).
On the north side, carriage doors, dentil moulding and corner pilasters complement the historic character of the existing Victorian-era house.