Pacific Northwest Homes

A High Desert Home Slides Open Like a Swiss Army Knife
A High Desert Home Slides Open Like a Swiss Army Knife
Set amidst the scenic scrubland of Oregon’s high desert, this elegant home has interior sliding panels that can be manipulated to conceal or reveal spaces.
By Lucy Wang - a month ago
Before and After: A 1950s Midcentury Abode Gets a Gorgeous Upgrade
Before and After: A 1950s Midcentury Abode Gets a Gorgeous Upgrade
A complete remodel of a Portland midcentury unlocks the home's grand potential.
 - 2 months ago
This Little House in Washington Has Mighty Big Ties to Nature
This Little House in Washington Has Mighty Big Ties to Nature
Nestled in a second-growth forest, this Pacific Northwest retreat is deliberately simple yet modern.
 - 2 months ago
A Tetrahedron Cabin With Stellar Seaside Views Is Listed For $695K
A Tetrahedron Cabin With Stellar Seaside Views Is Listed For $695K
This unique property in Greenbank, Washington, has striking geometry, as well as a deep connection with the outdoors.
 - 2 months ago
A Washington Artist Retreat  Boasts Mesmerizing Mountain Views
A Washington Artist Retreat Boasts Mesmerizing Mountain Views
Borrowing from the local rural vernacular, a rugged yet modern artist retreat embraces the landscape.
 - 2 months ago
Before and After: A Kitchen and Dining Room Swap Places in This Home Renovation
Before and After: A Kitchen and Dining Room Swap Places in This Home Renovation
An Oregon couple taps a local firm to convert their kitchen into the "modern, simple, Scandinavian-inspired" space of their dreams.
 - 3 months ago
A Bright Yellow Reading Nook Steals the Show in This Energy-Efficient Portland Abode
A Bright Yellow Reading Nook Steals the Show in This Energy-Efficient Portland Abode
In Portland, Oregon, an eco-friendly home boasts sustainable design and vibrant pops of color.
 - 3 months ago
Reclaimed Materials Make Up This Artist Studio in Washington
Reclaimed Materials Make Up This Artist Studio in Washington
A modern cabin designed by Les Eerkes incorporates freecycled materials and makes a minimal impact on the surrounding forest.
 - 4 months ago
A 1957 Midcentury in Seattle Receives a Striking Makeover
A 1957 Midcentury in Seattle Receives a Striking Makeover
By removing walls, inserting new windows, and utilizing a lighter color palette, this historic home gets a modern new look.
 - 4 months ago
A Dramatic Home on San Juan Island Appears to Cascade Toward the Sea
A Dramatic Home on San Juan Island Appears to Cascade Toward the Sea
Each of the home’s four staggered volumes is covered in a blanket of native grasses.
 - 6 months ago
This Puget Sound Fortress Is Braced For a Tsunami
This Puget Sound Fortress Is Braced For a Tsunami
Situated in a high-velocity flood zone on Camano Island in Washington's Puget Sound, this home is a force of its own.
 - 9 months ago
You Wouldn't Expect the Rooftop Addition on This American Foursquare in Portland
You Wouldn't Expect the Rooftop Addition on This American Foursquare in Portland
LEVER Architecture calls the project the Fivesquare in reference to the modern glass box that now crowns the traditional Foursquare home.
 - 9 months ago
Nearly 80 Years Later, an Architect Rescues a Japanese-Inspired  Masterwork Designed by His Father
Nearly 80 Years Later, an Architect Rescues a Japanese-Inspired Masterwork Designed by His Father
New owners of an influential Portland, Oregon, house by Pietro Belluschi discover there’s more than architecture on the property.
 - 9 months ago
This Tree House For Rent Near Downtown Portland Doubles As an Art Platform
This Tree House For Rent Near Downtown Portland Doubles As an Art Platform
Nestled in the heavily forested West Hills in Portland, Oregon, the Wald House PDX is a wood-paneled escape that can be booked for the ultimate Pacific Northwest nature retreat.
 - 10 months ago
Reinvigorating a Classic Midcentury Home in Portland
Reinvigorating a Classic Midcentury Home in Portland
Architect Risa Boyer deftly redesigns the interior of this 1950 home to ensure it still feels original.
 - 10 months ago
A Tiny Backyard Studio in Seattle Filled With Midcentury Finds
A Tiny Backyard Studio in Seattle Filled With Midcentury Finds
A petite outbuilding is exactly what a couple needed for their Seattle property.
 - a year ago
A Waterfront Washington Home Designed by a Renowned Spokane Architect Is Listed For $675K
A Waterfront Washington Home Designed by a Renowned Spokane Architect Is Listed For $675K
This 1960s abode designed by Moritz Kundig includes a healthy dose of love for Washington's rugged, glorious, natural terrain.
 - a year ago
A Pro Hockey Player and His Family's Amazing Lakeside Home
A Pro Hockey Player and His Family's Amazing Lakeside Home
Following his professional hockey career, Cory and Shannon Cross build a lakeside residence on a pine tree-covered hill that captures views of Canada’s shimmering Okanagan Lake.
 - a year ago
A Family-Run Operation Refreshes a Portland Midcentury, Now Offered at $899K
A Family-Run Operation Refreshes a Portland Midcentury, Now Offered at $899K
A design-minded family team with plentiful carpentry experience gives this 1967 abode a modern update while preserving its midcentury charm.
 - a year ago
The First Mass Timber High-Rise Building in the U.S. Gets the Green Light For Construction
The First Mass Timber High-Rise Building in the U.S. Gets the Green Light For Construction
Paving the way for mass timber construction in the United States, The Framework Project, LLC has just announced that it received approval for a building permit that will allow the...
 - a year ago
Sustainable Redwood Stars in an Oregon Architectural Showcase
Sustainable Redwood Stars in an Oregon Architectural Showcase
At the 2016 NW Natural Street of Dreams, outdoor projects built with Humboldt Redwood graced a show home and a wine tasting room.
 - a year ago
An Angled Cabin in British Columbia Makes an Ideal Island Retreat
An Angled Cabin in British Columbia Makes an Ideal Island Retreat
Vancouver-based Hinterland Design assembles a small team of craftsmen to build and finish this modern Valdes Island hideaway in just five weeks.
 - a year ago
10 Outstanding Prefabs in the Pacific Northwest
10 Outstanding Prefabs in the Pacific Northwest
Peruse these 10 inspiring examples of how prefabricated dwellings can challenge typical assumptions of customization and quality.
 - a year ago
Spotlight on John Yeon, the Father of Northwest Regional Architecture
Spotlight on John Yeon, the Father of Northwest Regional Architecture
In 1937, a photo landed in the hands of The Museum of Modern Art that would propel a young Portland, Oregon, architect, John Yeon, onto the national stage.
 - a year ago
A Lean Cabin in Washington Dismantles the Indoor/Outdoor Divide
A Lean Cabin in Washington Dismantles the Indoor/Outdoor Divide
In Washington’s Methow Valley, a modern cabin with an outdoor living room allows views of the surrounding woodland and meadow to perforate its volume.
 - a year ago
A Steel-and-Glass Compound Is One Family’s Launchpad For Adventure
A Steel-and-Glass Compound Is One Family’s Launchpad For Adventure
The four structures that form Studhorse in Northern Washington encourage family members and guests to interact with the landscape—and form lasting memories with each other.
 - a year ago
Take a Trip Through the Pacific Northwest With 10 Modern Spaces
Take a Trip Through the Pacific Northwest With 10 Modern Spaces
A strong creative streak runs through the Pacific Northwest, which has recently led to a number of startups popping up in cities such as Portland, which has become one of the...
 - a year ago
A Suburban Vancouver Home Edits its Privacy Settings
A Suburban Vancouver Home Edits its Privacy Settings
A seemingly street-shy house near Vancouver opens to reveal an expansive interior.
 - 2 years ago
Our Daydream of Living on an Untouched Island Comes True in Washington
Our Daydream of Living on an Untouched Island Comes True in Washington
Seeking a quiet retreat, a couple builds a 1,600-square-foot property where simplicity reigns.
 - 2 years ago
10 Tiny Homes in Rural America
10 Tiny Homes in Rural America
Beautiful things can come in small packages. The compact functionality of tiny homes have prevailed in urban and rural locations alike.
 - a year ago