Budget Breakdown: They Gave a Legendary Artist’s Home an Era-Appropriate Revamp for $442K

For a family of four, Ueda Design Studio restores the luminous-yet-drafty midcentury home of Alden Mason with warm materials and sensible restraint.
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Seattle’s leafy Wedgewood neighborhood, nestled beside picturesque Lake Washington about seven miles north of downtown, features a coveted collection of midcentury-modern houses designed by some of the region’s most renowned architects of their time, including Paul Hayden Kirk, Gene Zema, and Paul Thiry. 

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Brian Libby
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Brian Libby is a Portland-based architecture writer who has contributed to Dwell since 2004. He has also written for The New York Times, Architect, CityLab, Salon, Metropolis, Architectural Record and The Oregonian, among others.