Pacific Northwest Homes

Before & After: The Tide Turns for a Washed-Up Coastal Home Near Vancouver
Before & After: The Tide Turns for a Washed-Up Coastal Home Near Vancouver
A thoughtful renovation by Andrea McLean Studio gives new life to a dilapidated house in White Rock, British Columbia.
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A Creative Couple’s Lovingly Revamped Seattle Condo Lists for $420K
As architect Hank Butitta and artist Nell Nordlie say goodbye to their 512-square-foot home, they hope its next owner will cherish its many charms.
A Family of Four Joins Hands to Build Two Tiny Homes in Washington
Upon relocating to the Methow Valley, a family finds their compact cabin to be a little too cozy—so they roll up their sleeves and break ground.
A Seattle Inventor’s Home Does Double Duty as a Working Laboratory
A Seattle Inventor’s Home Does Double Duty as a Working Laboratory
Designed by Olson Kundig, this experimental residence is a testament to teamwork, sustainability, and a willingness to tinker with the unexpected.
Before & After: A Timeworn Midcentury Home Gets a Reverent Renovation
SHED Architecture + Design preserves the character of a 1959 dwelling in Washington while streamlining the plan, enlarging the kitchen, and building out a kids’...
A Group of Brutalist Townhomes Brings a Bit of Relief to a Canadian City’s Overheated Housing Market
Created by D’Arcy Jones Architects and Ryan Goodman of Aryze Developments, Pearl Block provides a middle ground for six families in Victoria, British Columbia.
At 820 Square Feet, This Glass-Ensconced Cabin Feels Bigger Than It Is
With its large covered porch and glazed walls, the Beaver Creek Cabin frames the forest like a picture.
Before & After: A Radiant Renovation Opens a Portland Midcentury to Its Forested Lot
Risa Boyer Architecture revitalizes a 1955 home with fresh interiors and a covered patio for lounging in every season, rain or shine.
This Prefab Office Was Installed in a Vancouver Island Backyard in Less Than Four Hours
With the addition of a work-from-home space—a turnkey prefab from Aux Box—a couple’s retreat is now a full-time residence.
An Angular Black Cabin Rises From the Woods Near Vancouver
Inspired by Japanese ryokans and American coastal communities of the ’70s, an architect’s tranquil retreat embraces the wild.
Before & After: A Design Duo Give Themselves Free Rein to Experiment With Their Portland Bungalow
Before & After: A Design Duo Give Themselves Free Rein to Experiment With Their Portland Bungalow
Lara White and Jason Stamp of Workaday Design infuse their 1922 house with plenty of personality.
A Portland Home Combines Midcentury Style and Sustainable Design as It Bridges Wetlands
The Patton New Century House treads lightly on the land while providing wide-open living spaces.
Budget Breakdown: An Oregon Retreat Revamped for $135K Channels Nautical Wes Anderson Vibes
In the tiny community of Cape Meares, a DIY couple turn an unassuming shingled house into a maritime-inspired getaway.
Before & After: A Murky Home in Seattle Gets a Huge Dose of Light and Color
Architect Michelle Linden’s residence goes from dreary to cheery.
A Midcentury Home Receives a Subtle Update in a Historic Community Near Seattle
Robert Hutchison Architecture transforms a 1950s dwelling into a functional family home that respects the Pacific Northwest landscape.
This Enigmatic Home in Vancouver Has a Hidden Entrance
Although it’s “veiled” from the street, the light-filled hideaway amplifies its connection to the outdoors.
A Designer Couple Build a Dream Home That Takes Indoor/Outdoor Living to the Next Level
John and Denise Schack of Revolve Development prioritize permeability in their Seattle residence with ample al fresco spaces.
Before & After: A Funky ’70s Condo in Oregon Gets a Soulful Makeover
For a family based in Hong Kong, Hacker remodels a beloved summer getaway to inspire a slower way of life.
An Unfussy, Gable Residence in Oregon Gives One Family Room to Roam
Portland architect Solomon Berg replaces a grow house with a streamlined home for his sister’s family of six.
A Jewel Box Floating Home on Seattle’s Lake Union Lists for $3.5M
Vandeventer + Carlander used an inverted floor plan to fit in multiple outdoor spaces and a bedroom overlooking the water’s edge.
A Seattle Home Perched High in the Treetops Transforms With Movable Walls
In The Lookout, Hybrid Architecture inverts the floor plan of a typical home to best take advantage of a sloped site.
A Copper Cabin in British Columbia Glows With Magical Childhood Memories
The colorful steel-clad cabin evokes the owner’s happy memories of holidays spent in a converted railroad boxcar.
Before & After: A Towering Library Becomes the Beating Heart of an Architect’s Home
Rafael Santa Ana unites the disjointed floors of his Vancouver residence, adding vaulted ceilings and a commanding, double-height bookshelf.
17 Dreamy and Rentable Retreats for a Pacific Northwest Escape
Between infinite outdoor happenings and quaint urban charms, Oregon and Washington are just the places to hightail it to for a chilled-out holiday.
A Waterfront Home in Washington Grows Two Hovering Wings
Elevated above the Hood Canal shoreline, Aldo Beach House expands to make room for visiting family.
A Portland Midcentury by Frank Shell Offers Laid-Back Living for $1M
Architect Frank Shell only designed a handful of homes—and they’re all keepers. Here’s a rare opportunity to snap one up.
A Restored ’60s Home on Lake Oswego Channels Swanky “Mad Men” Vibes
With wall-to-wall wood and panoramic views, this modish midcentury sets the tone for relaxation just minutes from downtown Portland.
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Couple Build a Net-Zero Home and Studio for $250 Per Square Foot
eMZed Architecture construct a sustainable, durable, high-performance residence and office in Portland, Oregon, for $950,000—an impressive feat given the challenges.
A Portland Family Updates an Unusual Prairie-Style Home
A rare 1920s dwelling gets a contemporary face-lift along with a clever cabana-like addition.
A Rustic Hideaway Perches on a Wooded Bluff Overlooking the Washington Coast
Architect James Cutler designs a refined cabin that honors this remote stretch of rugged landscape.