Cortina restaurant is a new modern Italian restaurant designed by Heliotrope Architects located at the base of Two Union Square, one of Seattle’s most prominent commercial office towers. The restaurant occupies a long L-shaped space
Heliotrope designs smart, contemporary works of architecture that transcend style and trend. Process driven and rigorously attentive to detail, we strive for clear, elegant solutions rooted in a thorough understanding of the social, cultural and physical qualities unique to each project. Powered by fruitful collaborations with clients, craftspeople, consultants and colleagues, the work reflects a passion for people and the various, complex places they inhabit.
Founded in 1999 by principals Mike Mora and Joe Herrin, Heliotrope has been recognized locally, regionally and nationally for their carefully crafted private residential commissions located throughout the West. Heliotrope has also developed a portfolio of highly successful restaurants, retail stores, public spaces and work environments. These projects are informed by a deep understanding of human scale and comfort, developed through decades of residential work, coupled with our passion for creating quality urban experiences.
A winner of eight prestigious AIA design awards, Heliotrope is dedicated to creating spaces and places of enduring quality and timeless beauty. We have offices in Seattle and Portland.
LOCATION: Seattle and Portland / USA
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Conceived as a minimalist retreat, the marching orders for this project were as follows: “when I arrive and sit my bags down, I want to feel as though I’ve stepped into a modern art gallery”.
Revelry’s maxim is ’epic eats/bangin’ beats’ which is the embodiment of an ownership team comprised of Rachel Yang & Seif Chirchi’s Relay Restaurant Group (Seattle’s Joule, Revel & Trove) and Eric (DJ Evil One) & Karen Bowler, Owners of Portland’s Tube/Fortune and Founding Partners of The Music Trust.
Designed for an artist and an engineer, the Artist house is located mid-block in a downtown neighborhood surrounded by common Seattle cottages and bungalows. The owners have listed several additional criteria for their new home: a contemporary style, but not out of place with the rest of the Capitol Hill neighborhood
Located on a rocky, wind-swept south facing shoreline; this retreat home nestles into the landscape to harmonize with its surroundings and minimize exposure to weather. The home is a vacation retreat for a family of four