Setting the Stage

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January 16, 2009
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. Read Full Article
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  The dramatic Strait of Juan de Fuca sets the stage for a Seattle couple's ideal getaway.  Photo by: Philip Newton
    The dramatic Strait of Juan de Fuca sets the stage for a Seattle couple's ideal getaway.

    Photo by: Philip Newton

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  Galvanized steel is used to bridge the gap between natural landscape and structure in the entryway of the house.  Photo by: Philip Newton
    Galvanized steel is used to bridge the gap between natural landscape and structure in the entryway of the house.

    Photo by: Philip Newton

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  The "stage" allows for optimal light and viewing conditions.  Photo by: Philip Newton
    The "stage" allows for optimal light and viewing conditions.

    Photo by: Philip Newton

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  The "bar" area houses all of the service sections like the kitchen, bathrooms, and laundry room.  Photo by: Philip Newton
    The "bar" area houses all of the service sections like the kitchen, bathrooms, and laundry room.

    Photo by: Philip Newton

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