Integrate steep slope with structure.

Designed for a unique client with special requests, this house is propped up on a very steep urban site which takes advantage of water and mountain views.  The first level is an open shop space with 12’ ceilings and a vaulted entry with a 2 story climbing wall.  The second level is the living level furnished sparsely with a simple living sleeping space, galley kitchen, and wood stove.

Key Features:

  • Very utilitarian and industrial interior designed to house this client's unique hobby.
  • A proposed crane was designed to allow easy drop off of heavy supplies.
  • An industrial fire stair connects side walk level to the front door.
  • Seamless outdoor transition with lots of windows and two roof decks. 
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