November 2016

50 Things Seattle Gave the World

Looking back on 50 years of Seattle magazine (an evolution that started with Pacific Search, see “The 50-year Evolution of Seattle Magazine“) can be humbling. Amazing inventions, people and ideas have come from the Emerald City. Sure, we have problems to solve. But with many of the best minds in the city charting our future path, there’s plenty of…

Niki Stojnic

Methow Valley Meets Vermont in This AIA Home of Distinction

Architect David Coleman’s “Hill House” perches on a narrow, rocky ridge line above Winthrop. The 1,100-square-foot house is flanked by gabion stone walls, made from the spoils of the site excavation, creating a bridge between building and landscape

Maria Dolan

Office Space, Reimagined: An 80 Square Foot Work Space Doubles as Family Room

Cutler’s wife Beth sits at the built-in drafting desk, ensconced among the trees

Jennifer McCullum

Vashon Island’s Tiniest House Is Big in Spirit

Brenna and Jean-David Larson read to daughters Aurelie (left) and Eloise in the meditation pavilion designed by Bosworth Hoedemaker behind their Vashon Island home.

Kelly Skahan

Meet the YIMBYs, Seattleites in Support of Housing Density

A new movement is saying yes to urban density in all its forms

Ballard homeowner Sara Maxana (with daughter Nani) identifies as a YIMBY, and supports more housing density, including in single-family areas

Erica C. Barnett

Twin Peaks Meets Steam Punk in this Cozy Snoqualmie Cabin

An artists' retreat near Snoqualmie Pass offers an unexpected take on cabin decor

A 19th century cast iron daybed, porcelain Staffordshire bull terriers and vintage typewriter create a Victorian feel for the drawing room of this cabin near Snoqualmie Pass

Kelly Skahan