On Vashon Island, about 20 miles southwest of Seattle, architect Seth Grizzle designed a 440-square-foot multiuse...
A Renlita Floataway garage door is shielded by one of the home’s many overhangs.
At street level, the wooden garage door opens its toothed maw.
The exterior mixes pale gray wood on the vertical volume, and fiber cement and black brick on the horiztonal volume.
Ample windows cut into the north elevation of the Valentine House, behind which live the architects.
Lockyer added native desert plants to a courtyard near the garage.
Outside looking in: a look at the door's mechanism.