Set in the remote, harsh high desert of Idaho, Outpost is an artist’s live-work studio and sculpture garden. The building’s compactness restricts site impact and reinforces the desire to be outside.
Tim Bies is a Seattle-based photographer specializing in architecture and interiors. A graduate of Detroit’s Center for Creative Studies Commercial and Fine Art Photography programs, his experience working with world-renowned architectural photographer Balthazar Korab as well as having served as staff photographer for Olson Kundig Architects for over a decade have helped shape his unique view and approach.
Inside, the new home features an open floor plan and a natural palette of steel, concrete and walnut. Spaces are connected by central elements such as a custom cast-in-place concrete fireplace, steel and walnut stair, and a 18’ basalt tile feature wall.
Designed by Sundberg Kennedy Ly-Au Young Architects (SKL Architects), West Mercer Residence is a 5,500 sf single-family home located in Mercer Island, Washington. Situated tightly in its hillside location, this 5,500 square foot home along the shores of Lake Washington can be imagined as two bars of space, one public and one private, which are connected by a […]
Herron Island Retreat is a weekend cabin designed by Seattle-based First Lamp Architecture. The cabin is located in Herron Island, Washington. Inspired by the separation of herron island from the mainland by case inlet, the cabin was designed as a detachment from the owners’ busy work schedule to a place for relaxation in their time off. The entry sequence […]
Canyon Barn is a renovation project completed by Seattle-based MW Works. Description by MW Works: Located in the eastern foothills of the cascades, this renovation converted a turn of the century working barn into a three-bedroom retreat from the city. The building was restored with the intention of creating a comfortable home while retaining much […]