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Boat trips to the San Juan Islands were the highlight of Heliotrope principal Joe Herrin’s summers as a child.  Through these trips he developed a love of boating and a deep connection to the San Juans - one that eventually led he and his wife Belinda to purchase a modest beach cabin on Orcas Island, months after the birth of their first daughter. ...
Project name
Buoy Bay A-Frame
Architecture firm
Joe Herrin, Principal at Heliotrope Architects
Location
Orcas Island, Washington, USA
Photography
Sean Airhart
James Lin and Owen Liu reached out to Paul Michael Davis Architects (PMDA) to help renovate their home, where they had lived for about a year. The house was odd. In 1933, when Redmond was farmland and cabins, someone built a modest rambler overlooking the Cascade Mountains.
Project name
The Dog’s Breakfast
Architecture firm
Paul Michael Davis Architects
Location
Redmon, Washington, USA
Photography
Mark Woods
: Set in a dense Seattle neighborhood, this urban infill residence sits on a tight lot that slopes down from the street. The 3,300 square foot home for a family of five is carefully composed to navigate all constraints of the urban lot. The home is a composition of closed and open spaces that maintain privacy from adjacent neighbors and the street...
Project name
Wallingford
Architecture firm
Prentiss + Balance + Wickline Architects
Location
Seattle, Washington, USA
Photography
Andrew Pogue Photography
StudioSTL: Giant fir trees surround this spacious property on a gentle east-facing slope. Incorporating our client's single-level living goals while still accommodating both master and guest suites created a strong circulation corridor on the property's roadside.
Project name
Rookery House
Architecture firm
StudioSTL
Location
Port Townsend, Washington, United States
Photography
Josh Partee Photography
The challenge of this project was to marry existing historic details with the needs of an active young family who love to entertain. The existing house had not been touched in many decades and while it featured a host of interesting old house parts, it needed a total renovation.
Project name
Logan Circle Row House II
Architecture firm
EL Studio PLLC
Location
Washington, District Of Columbia, USA
Photography
Jenn Verrier
A renovation of a 3,900 SF, two-level apartment on Dupont Circle, the existing space was a lesson in the challenges of converting DC’s Commercial office inventory for residential use: low ceilings, imposing structure, insufficient building systems, and a footprint resultant from its position on the triangle between Massachusetts Avenue and P Street...
Project name
Dupont Circle Residence
Architecture firm
EL Studio PLLC
Location
Washington, District Of Columbia, USA
Photography
Anice Hoachlander
LIKELIHOOD, a luxury sneaker experience, opens its second location in the downtown area of Seattle near the Amazon Spheres. This new and enlarged 3,000 sf retail space spotlights the creativity and ingenuity of featured brands and offers a gathering space for the LIKELIHOOD community.
Project name
LIKELIHOOD
Architecture firm
Heliotrope Architects
Location
Seattle, Washington, USA
Photography
Kevin Scott
Overlooking Discovery Bay with the Olympic mountains shining in the distance, this home was placed on the property to capture the panoramic view while maintaining easy access and connection to the forested setting.
Project name
Folding House
Architecture firm
StudioSTL
Location
Port Townsend, Washington, United States
Photography
Josh Partee Photography