Before & After: Two Former Circus Performers Remodel Their Home Like a Refined Big Top

This hillside residence in Seattle tempers three-ring spectacle with the restraint of Japanese design to fix a disjointed plan.

Although this West Seattle home had a fantastic location on a sloped lot near a city park and a good amount of square footage, it felt fragmented inside thanks to a string of piecemeal remodels since its construction in 1975. The most recent owners wanted better flow between the rooms, and connection to the incredible water views. 

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