Tag Archive 'renovation'

15
Mar

Capitol Hill Remodel – Completion

A remodel to a home on the east side of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood overlooking the Washington Park Arboretum.  Improvements include updating and repairing the exterior with a new modern façade with durable materials over a rainscreen system, enclosing a covered porch, window and door replacements, a new kitchen and updated finishes and fixtures in […]

1
Dec

TDX Renovation – Construction Update – November 2015

A building rich in history, this project has been broken up into phases.  We’ve completed the exterior work and have been updating the interior.  Some of the updates include improvements to the laundry room, renovating the main floor restroom and bringing new life to the portico room. Not taking away from the integrity of the […]

16
Nov

Chico Way Remodel

 This interior remodel united adjacent dining and kitchen spaces while developing the home’s existing traditional aesthetic decor. Design accents included new custom cabinets and a unified ceiling soffit connecting the dining and kitchen spaces. New lighting fixtures throughout were added to create a cohesive warm ambiance. The dining area steps down from the kitchen space […]

9
Nov

Lake Forest Remodel

This rambler, located on a large secluded lot, became the focus of a number of updates to the existing infrastructure. The kitchen and family rooms were updated with modern finishes and the laundry room has been expanded to include dog washing amenities and extra storage. In the bedroom wing, the bathrooms will see a complete […]

28
Sep

Capitol Hill Remodel – Construction Update

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Improvements include updating and repairing the exterior with a new modern façade with durable materials over a rainscreen system, enclosing a covered porch, window and door replacements, a new kitchen and updated finishes and fixtures in the home’s bathroom. The construction team has been proficiently working through the summer to complete the exterior work before […]

25
Sep

Maple Leaf Veterinary Care Clinic Completion

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The Maple Leaf Veterinary Care Center relocated to a mid-century modern commercial building originally built as the office of Lawrence and Hazen Architects in 1952.  The original building was a recipient of an American Institute of Architects National Merit Award in 1953.  Care was taken to reveal and preserve as much of the original façade of […]

28
Aug

Northwest Christian Church Completion

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An uplifting finish renovation of Northwest Christian Church’s sanctuary was inspired by the already existing space. The design focused on highlighting the existing structure which featured soaring exposed wood beams and extensive stain-glass windows. The paint, carpet and finishes were selected for cohesive color in a reverent space.

31
Jul

Lake Sammamish Remodel Completion

This project was a remodel to the existing kitchen of a Lake Sammaish residence. The original home is classic mid-century kitchen renovated into a modern space with clean lines. This gave way to open the floor plan to connect the living room, dinging and kitchen. The Pental Quartz counter space organized the occupied area gracefully with […]

19
Jun

Clyde Hill Remodel Completion

This project was a custom remodel to an existing home in Clyde Hill.  The original home was a traditional brick house with a similar shingled, pitched roof.  The home’s interior and exterior was completely revamped. A new courtyard and water feature adorn the remodeled vaulted entry and window wall.  The large cantilevering entrance provides coverage […]

16
Apr

Elford Kitchen Remodel

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Our Elford Remodel project has been a series of incremental exterior and interior renovations.  The most recent phase, a kitchen remodel, has recently been completed.  The house is located in the Broadview neighborhood in northwest Seattle with a beautiful view overlooking the Puget Sound.The breakfast nook allows views on all three sides while maximizing natural light.  […]

1
Oct

TDX Renovation – September Update

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The Theta Delta Chi renovation at the University of Washington continues as work on the roof, cladding, and window replacement progresses.  Additional structural members were required to take the load where the aging trusses have rotted and can no longer perform to their structural rating.  On top of the new roof structure, an almost completely […]

1
Sep

TDX Renovation – August Update

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The renovation of Theta Delta Chi at the University of Washington is well underway as work continues on the roof and portico of this historic building.  The rotten wood shown in the previous post has been removed and new framing and decking serve as a solid base for the waterproofing to soon be installed. Demolition […]

7
Aug

Laurelhurst Residence – Wine Room

Progress on the Laurelhurst Residence Wine Room progressed quickly once the framing was completed.  Carpenters fabricated several wine racks designed to fit into the various niches and nooks that resulted from tucking the wine room into a difficult corner of the home.  The raw wood of the racks compliment the natural slate floor, and when […]

4
Aug

Clyde Hill – Construction Update – July

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The efforts for completing the Clyde Hill Residence renovation have shifted to the interior during the month of July as painting, staining, and finishing details are completed. The light finish of the cabinetry, along with the white paint and abundance of windows throughout the house keeps the home bright and cheerful during all hours of the […]

1
Aug

TDX Renovation work begins

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Construction is now underway on the renovation of Theta Delta Chi at the University of Washington. Work is beginning on the portico deck. Improvements to this portion of the building will include rot and damage repair, repairing of the columns & capitals, railing repair, a new waterproof deck, and improved access to the deck. Additional […]

9
May

Blower Door Testing

With the implementation of the 2012 Washington State Energy Code the requirements for air testing residential projects have changed to become more restrictive.  All new residences and additions in the state now require a blower door test to measure air leakage through the building envelope.  The test requires that air changes be less than 5 […]

1
May

Laurelhurst Residence – Wine Room Sketches

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Earlier in April, we were excited for the opportunity to work, once again, with great clients on a small wine room renovation to their home.  The previously completed new construction left some room for renovation as the clients grew into the home and developed some ideas of how to improve the home to suit their needs better. […]

18
Apr

Clyde Hill – Construction Update – Mid Apr. 2014

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The Clyde Hill Residence progresses into April with more work being to the exterior.  The covered porch at the rear of the house has been fully framed and prepared for the future finishes.  New foundation pads have been cast to support the weight of the porch and roof above, and new membrane is being installed […]

31
Mar

Clyde Hill – Construction Update – Mar. 2014

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This March has been a busy month for the Clyde Hill Residence as the entryway and entry roof have completed framing, the exterior is stripped of existing cladding, and the interior framing is pushing towards completion.  March also saw the installation of most the windows and exterior doors.  Once this installation is complete work will […]

28
Feb

Clyde Hill – Construction Update – Feb. 2014

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As progress on the Clyde Hill Residence moves forward this post will document progress made during the month of February. As this project was taken over mid renovation our work has been to tweak the design our clients’ desires.  These tweaks are enlarging rooms & windows, removing windows & exterior cladding, adding a new roof […]