AIA Seattle

AIA Seattle Home of Distinction: Traditional, Yet Modern

Bold colors and shapes define this Leschi remodel

Although they had recently bought a beautiful home overlooking Lake Washington, Tom and Jen Hobbs soon fixated on a sleeping beauty…

Sean Meyers

AIA Seattle Home of Distinction: Thinking Big to go Small

Architect, homeowners overcome sizable challenges

Pullman residents Iris and Mark Lange purchased a century-old Green Lake farmhouse in 2014 as a possible residence for a son…

Sean Meyers

AIA Seattle Home of Distinction: Gear Shift

Winthrop home serves as both storage space and cozy residence

Meet the California Closets of outdoor enthusiasm. Never has a more disagreeable tangle of incompatible geometric shapes and lumpy accessories been perpetrated…

Sean Meyers

AIA Seattle Home of Distinction: Gabled Elegance

A trip to Germany influenced the design of this Issaquah gem

Tall, angular, elegant and earthy, the Grunewald residence in Issaquah is a sanctuary where a modern-day Abraham Lincoln might have…

Sean Meyers

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

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

Lakewood Home Seamlessly Blends Indoors and Outdoors

A Lakewood remodel creates light-filled spaces for a growing family

The ’40s bungalow just “felt right” as soon as Shannon and Pablo Supkay walked through the front door of the…

Robin Avni

The Lightbox: Point Roberts Home Embraces Rural Surroundings

Architectural simplicity embraces its environment creating the ultimate natural habitat

Nestled among the firs and cedars on the Whatcom County peninsula of Point Roberts sits a modest, 1,600-square-foot structure made…

Robin Avni