This recently completed residence in the Issaquah Highlands, 20 miles east of Seattle, enjoys spectacular views. A big part of our role here was to know when to get out of the way!
A central circulation spine screens private zones while channeling visitors towards the open kitchen-living-dining area. With its subtle nods to Japanese traditions, the house is as much about choreography as building
More intimate framed views of the contemplative garden and the art collection provide contrast before the vista finally opens completely at the rear of the house.
Generous overhangs and deliberately engineered cross-ventilation provide effective passive cooling and weather protection for this mountaintop site.
CAST Architecture: Stefan Hampden, Matt Hutchins, Forrest Murphy
Add’l Design: Eric Oliner
Calista Interiors: Calista Munnell
Stoney Point Engineering (Structural): Dwayne Barnes
Core Design Inc. (Geotechnical & Civil): Glenn Sprague
BDR Custom Homes: Steven Jewett