When you think of mountain cabin, modern and funk aren’t words that come to mind. So we jumped at the opportunity when our clients talked about their dream of a small, modern chalet. Words like alpine, funk, and gezellig drove the design direction.
The Orchard Residence is located just outside Portland’s urban growth boundary on former farmland. The abundance of fruit trees on and around the site provided the project name.
Set on top of a forested ridge separating downtown Portland and the suburban sprawl of Beaverton, OR, Wildwood house is a rural retreat and primary residence hidden within the metro area of the Pacific Northwest.
Our design challenge for the Hi-Lo Hotel was to create a space that met the client’s vision; an elegant marriage of high and low. When we first visited the space it was basically gutted, a beautifully dusty space with raw concrete columns and concrete floors bathed in soft natural light.
Located on the edge of Shevlin Park in Central Oregon, this 2,700 square foot residence was built as a modern weekend house from the urban bustle of Seattle and an eventual forever home for the owners.
A modern design with an open plan was desired, and an existing 2-story Valle Vista House house in NW Portland was vetted for a potential renovation. The existing main level was reorganized and opened up, and a third level addition for a master suite was added atop.