Architecture

This Modern Backyard ‘Cabin’ is an Urban Oasis in Green Lake

Good things really do come in small packages.

Concrete floors line the kitchen/living area in this 620-square-foot detatched accessory dwelling unit (DADU) that looks out onto its own private yard.

Niki Stojnic

Lake Forest Park Couple Shows How Gorgeous Slow, DIY Remodels Can Be

Mid-century modern meets Japanese design in this open-plan kitchen and dining space.

Black walls link the kitchen and dining room, referencing the charred wood finishing technique found on Japanese structures

Nia Martin

Seattle’s Parents of the Year Turn Garage Into Cool Playhouse for Kids

An active Seattle family encourages creative and athletic play by transforming a garage into a multipurpose gym-style pavilion.

Sure beats a pillow fort.

Houzz

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

Ballard Businesses Form Collaborative Home Design ‘Hive’

A quartet of home design companies finds synergy across the courtyard.

When John DeForest, founder of DeForest Architects (Ballard, 1148 NW Leary Way; 206.262.0820; deforestarchitects.com), first saw that a building on…

Elaina Friedman

For Creative Virtuoso Robin Layton, Home is Where Her Art Is

The Pulitzer-nominated photographer's Mount Baker Craftsman is an ode to her art.

A converted garage in her Mount Baker home is the setting of Robin Layton’s rustic studio where she crafts her found object art. The room is decked out in antique finds such as a leather mail bag and American flag

Nia Martin

Emerging Home Design Trend Makes Room for Extended Family

The mother-in-law suite concept gets glammy.

The “Bollywood Mansion” in Bellevue, offered by Realogics Sotheby’s, provides the ultimate in multigenerational living with more than 15,000 square feet and separate wings for three families

Callie Little

The 3 Most Expensive Seattle Homes Currently For Sale

Got $15 million burning a hole in your pocket?

Fantasize about this Capitol Hill mansion’s stunning views while playing the Powerball.

Stephen Strom

Now, This is How You Build a Waterfront Patio

The whole gang can revel in the great outdoors at this Orcas Island sanctuary.

A drought-resistant living roof floats above this Orcas Island vacation home and deck.

Lauren Mang

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