Habitat

A Passive Home with a Knockout View in Madrona

How the home of a pioneering Microsoft programmer–turned–climate advocate could lead the way in energy efficiency.

10/25/2016 By Darren Davis

Habitat

A Magnolia Midcentury Home Gets a Second-Story Addition

Axiom Design and Build adds a contemporary new floor to a midcentury home, providing the perfect blend of style and space for an extended family.

04/01/2015 By Angela Cabotaje

Habitat

Blue Dream on Bainbridge Island

Johnson Squared designs a contemporary home with hues, views, and plenty of room for a young family of five.

03/10/2015 By Angela Cabotaje

Slideshow

Slide Show: Get the Colorful Contemporary Look

A contemporary home on Bainbridge Island delivers hues, views, and plenty of room for a family of five.

02/22/2015

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: The Character of Seattle in Literature

Today's picks for civic nerds

02/12/2015 By Darren Davis

Habitat

A Contemporary Ski Cabin Shines in Methow Valley

Cast Architecture designs a Mazama vacation home for year-round adventure.

11/03/2014 By Angela Cabotaje

Habitat

Minimalism in a Medina Home

Architecture firm Suyama Peterson Deguchi gives a dream home the less-is-more treatment.

09/01/2014 By Angela Cabotaje

Eat. Here. Now.

Humble Pie: A Slice of Utopia

Not even the Space Needle delivers a stiffer shot of Seattle.

08/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

The Explainer

Smith Tower's 100th Birthday

Look who turns 100 this month! A century after Smith Tower became the tallest building on the West Coast, let's look back at the high points — and a few low ones too.

07/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Design Envy

Seattle Modern Home Tour 2014 At a Glance

The annual architecture tour returns with six lust-worthy new specimens.

03/18/2014 By Angela Cabotaje

Quote Unquote

Rex Hohlbein Has Designs on Ending Homelessness

The architect is closing his Fremont firm to educate “homed” people on the plight of Seattle’s homeless and bring much-needed empathy to the equation.

03/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Seattleites Guide to PDX

Portland v. Seattle: An Architectural Tale of Emeralds and Roses

When it comes to architecture, the contrast couldn’t be more plain: The Emerald City likes the shiny new gems; Portland likes perennials.

02/01/2014 By Randy Gragg

Article

Home Gallery

A light-filled midcentury-modern Medina remodel evokes a gallery feel, spotlighting both art and nature

09/03/2013 By Giselle Smith

Article

Methow Valley Getaway

A small vacation home in Mazama lives bigger than its footprint.

12/19/2012 By Giselle Smith

Weekend Pass

Architectural Gems That Are Vacation Rentals

Find four Northwest getaways with unique design.

12/19/2012 By Allison Williams

Habitat

A Trio of Seattle Kitchen Remodels

Three families take different ­approaches to updating kitchens in older homes.

11/28/2012 By Giselle Smith

Festivals

Top 5 Seattle Design Festival Events

Infographic poster shows and design-driven pub trivia are highlights of this weekend's festival.

09/20/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Article

Judkins Park Modular Home

A prefab house that’s both stylish and sustainable.

09/19/2012 By Lauren Mang

Slideshow

Judkins Park Modular Home

A prefab house that’s both stylish and sustainable.

09/10/2012

Article

The Bifurcated House

Gage Academy of Art’s founding family puts a modern face on a Ballard bungalow.

03/17/2010 By Jessica Voelker