AIA Home of Distinction

The Danish Know How to Rock a Spectacular Summer House

This Danish-inspired Hood Canal getaway offers year-round relaxation.

A phalanx of French doors line the main living space, opening out onto the woods and Hood Canal.

Maria Dolan

This stunning Decatur Island cabin is the next best thing to owning a private island

AIA Seattle Home of Distinction: Queen Anne couple finds the perfect retreat from their urban lifestyle.

The landscape largely dictated the footprint of the cabin, which left the surrounding madrona trees in place.

Nia Martin

AIA Home of Distinction: A Light-Filled Case Inlet Cabin

This modern Northwest cabin on Herron Island establishes a connection to its natural surrounds with expansive windows, wraparound glass doors, plus a hidden sunken tub that gives the illusion of soaking among the trees

Walk over the 20-foot-long steel bridge and turn left to reach the two-story Herron Island home’s main entrance. Thanks to the site’s slope, homeowners take in extraordinary views of Case Inlet from both levels

Lauren Mang

AIA Home of Distinction: A Mercer Island Residence of Heart and Soul

A Mercer Island home nurtures family ties

The Japanese Maple tree visible through the living room window of this Mercer Island home (alternate view below), was a gift to the owner when his father passed away. More than 20 years later it is a vibrant part of the landscape

Jennifer McCullum

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