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Mid-Century Sanctuary

Mid-Century Sanctuary

Mid-Century Sanctuary

Remodeling this 50’s rambler entailed refreshing the main floor, plus an addition of a 2nd story Master Suite; all designed in a minimalist aesthetic to heighten the lush, retreat-like experience of the site. Diffuse light floods in from high windows, filtering in and around open spaces, and through frosted glass wall panels. The result is serene and meditative – perfect for this bedroom aerie, and befitting the new-found beauty of this mid-century classic.

See the Seattle Magazine article about this home here!

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The existing house was a classic mid-century structure: a big overhanging roof with exposed beams, large expanses of windows, and a richness of wood interior finishes. However the floor plan was chopped-up and inefficient, needing aggressive reworking, especially to insert a staircase to the new second floor. We took clues from the best mid-century features of the house, designing a second story addition that repeated the roof form, structural features and expanses of glass to ensure that the addition enhanced the lovely nestled-into-the-landscape presence that this house exuded.

This house embodies many of the tips on Mid-Century remodeling listed in our blog.

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Photos by Ed Sozinho and Michael Cole

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