Originally built in the 1960s, the challenge for this project was how to update a mid-century modern house without sacrificing its charm. Situated on a 1.3-acre site perched on a plateau above Coachella Valley, the rugged, inhospitable Santa Rosa Mountains rise immediately from the back yard
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Stuart Silk Architects is an architecture and interiors firm known for the design of bespoke site-specific residences and commercial buildings that stand the test of time. Serving clients throughout the Puget Sound region and across the country, we believe in the power of design to positively impact lives and enhance our built environment. For over thirty years we have pursued an approach that adheres to the foundational principles of functionality, proportion, and craft. Partnering with our clients is our passion, purpose, and privilege. We delight in the multi-layered process required to match functionality with design and embrace sustainability as an integral part of the solution. We partner with contractors and consultants who share our values and commitment to excellence, crafting buildings that are thoughtfully conceived and rigorously executed.
LOCATION: Seattle, Washington
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This large wooded site is on a small bay on Lake Washington in the Washington Park neighborhood of Seattle. The parcel enjoys sweeping views of Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains was well suited for our client’s collection of specimen trees.
Architects: Stuart Silk Architects Project: Lake Cove House Interior Designer: Amy Baker Landscape Architecture: Land Morphology Construction: Schultz-Miller Location: Seattle, Washington, USA Photography: Aaron Leit Lake Cove House is a private residence designed by Stuart Silk Architects, a Seattle based architecture practice. This home is on the shores of Lake Washington on a tranquil, tree-lined site in the […]
Duchess Mansion is a great example of how to transform a historic architectural home into a very livable and modern aesthetic. The home was completely gutted and reworked. Historic preservation on this project was completed by Stuart Silk.