Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects

Wawona House / Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects

Built for a couple with grown children and their families, the house is both a quiet retreat to the wilderness and a place for holiday gatherings. The property having been in the family for decades

Copper Harbor House / Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects

The Copper Harbor house is perched on the shore of Lake Superior, nestled in a forested lot on the edge of the Upper Peninsula of Lake Michigan. Built to withstand the harshest conditions, this house is a place to shelter from snow and wind

Whidbey Retreat by Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects

The buildings of Whidbey Retreat are expressed as industrial objects within the landscape, eschewing the idea of ‘blending’ with the surroundings and, instead, striving for a harmonious composition of elements in the forest - an arrangement encouraged by the adventurous aesthetic of the artist clients.

Wolf Creek Cabin / Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects

Wolf Creek Cabin sits in a lightly-treed meadow, surrounded by foothills and mountains in Eastern Washington. It is designed as two interlocking “L” shapes: a covered patio is located at the intersection of one “L,” offering a protected place to sit while enjoying sweeping views of the valley

Modern Mountain Cabin Methow Valley / Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects

The Chechaquo Lot 6 Cabin sits in a small meadow ringed by ponderosa pines. Backed up to the toe of a dramatic, rocky butte, it captures views up the boulder-strewn slope as well as through the surrounding forest to mountains in the distance.

Sustainable Mountain House in Western Montana

Completed as a collaboration between Studio Zerbey Architecture and Balance Associates Architects, the home was built by McMahon Construction. The natural modern home is sited carefully on a property that has a creek running through its backyard.

Waterfront Modern Vacation House / Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects

Located on a long peninsula extending south into Hood Canal, this modern vacation house for a Seattle family draws inspiration from its site and the owner’s Danish roots. Using the clean, economical forms and materials of the classic Danish sommerhus as a starting point

Four Stacked Boxes Defining Modern Family House in San Juan Island

Anchored to a rocky slope and looking out over expansive water views, this house is the expression of the clients' desire to connect to both the immediate landscape and the view beyond. Stacked boxes that end in large lift-slide doors direct each interior to specific views.

Tower House: Sustainable Retreat by Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects

Architects: Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects Project: Tower House Architect in Charge: Tom Lenchek, AIA Project Architect: Margo Peterson-Aspholm, Kyle Zerbey Area 1400.0 ft2 Location: Michigan, United States Photography: Steve Keating Tower...