Emerald City: 5 Modern Homes in Seattle

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September 14, 2013
Surrounded by lush evergreen forests and famously known for its cup of Joe, this cool quintet of our favorite homes also resides in the Emerald City known as Seattle.
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  David Sarti's little red house in Seattle's sleepy Central District proves that a bit of land, ambition, and carpentry know-how can go a long way.Photo by: Misha GravenorRead the entire article here.

    David Sarti's little red house in Seattle's sleepy Central District proves that a bit of land, ambition, and carpentry know-how can go a long way.

    Photo by: Misha Gravenor

    Read the entire article here.

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  Blessed with an enviable site on the sylvan shores of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in Washington state, architect Anthony Pellecchia and his wife, graphic designer Kathy Wesselman, wanted to create a vacation house that would be tied as much to the natural environment as to an aesthetic tradition.Photo by: Philip NewtonRead the entire article here.  Photo by: Philip Newton

    Blessed with an enviable site on the sylvan shores of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in Washington state, architect Anthony Pellecchia and his wife, graphic designer Kathy Wesselman, wanted to create a vacation house that would be tied as much to the natural environment as to an aesthetic tradition.

    Photo by: Philip Newton

    Read the entire article here.

    Photo by: Philip Newton

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  On the sandy shores of Fauntleroy Cove in Seattle, renowned firm Olson Kundig Architects crafts a subtle home with striking steel accents.Read the entire article here.

    On the sandy shores of Fauntleroy Cove in Seattle, renowned firm Olson Kundig Architects crafts a subtle home with striking steel accents.

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  In Seattle, where others saw only a severe slope and lack of municipal hookups, one couple spotted their ticket to their dream home.Photo by: Philip NewtonRead the entire article here.  Photo by: Philip Newton

    In Seattle, where others saw only a severe slope and lack of municipal hookups, one couple spotted their ticket to their dream home.

    Photo by: Philip Newton

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    Photo by: Philip Newton

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  Building a small home doesn’t equate to easy lifting. Before Tom Bayley could call in a crane to lift the materials for his 800-square-foot house to the roof of the building on which it’s perched, he had to tackle a radical retrofit to shore up the structure.Photo by: John ClarkRead the entire article here.  Photo by: John Clark

    Building a small home doesn’t equate to easy lifting. Before Tom Bayley could call in a crane to lift the materials for his 800-square-foot house to the roof of the building on which it’s perched, he had to tackle a radical retrofit to shore up the structure.

    Photo by: John Clark

    Read the entire article here.

    Photo by: John Clark

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