HABITAT

How a Former Cannabis Maven Transformed Her Waterfront Vashon Island Home

Susie Gress's TV-famous gathering space brims with Northwest contemporary architecture.

11/26/2019 By Karin Vandraiss

Habitat

Mike Kunnen Gives Seattle a View of the Past

The Magnolia craftsman uses traditional window-making techniques to restore timelessness to classic houses.

04/23/2019 By Stefan Milne Photography by Will Austin

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do March 22–24

A Last Comic Standing finalist comes to Laughs Comedy Club, a Puyallup band rocks the Showbox, and a Seattleite reads his murderous debut novel.

03/22/2019 By Gwen Hughes

One-Sentence Stories

Sweet Sun, Global Ichiro Fandom, and Busmageddon

Your weekly dose of city news in short.

03/22/2019 By Haley Gray

Character Flaws

History’s Not a Facade

With the Showbox under threat, we look at how other such historic preservations have played out in the city.

09/11/2018 By Stefan Milne

Welcome Lit

Hugo House Returns to Capitol Hill

Two years after the destruction of its eponymous home, the writing center reopens in its new mixed-use building. Can arts and astronomical rent coexist?

08/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Your Best Shot

Reader's Lens August 2018

Each month we choose a photo from Seattle’s Instagram community to highlight in our print issue and online. (Tag #seattlemet in your posts for a chance to be featured!)

07/17/2018

Habitat

This Lake Washington Home Belongs on the Mediterranean

How Tuscany—and Pinterest—inspired a Laurelhurst transformation.

07/17/2017 By Darren Davis

Street View

Could the Solution to Homelessness Be Geodesic?

Dome sweet dome.

07/14/2017 By James Ross Gardner

Eye Candy

Architect Tom Kundig Is the King of Cabin Porn

Here are some of his favorite photogenic creations.

05/15/2017 By Allison Williams

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