Architecture

Volumetric Contemporary House Overlooking The Coast of San Juan Island

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Prentiss Architects studio has defined this volumetric and cozy contemporary dwelling, located on a ridge on San Juan Island. Two volumes compose the main residence. There is another additional structure, used as an office, studio and a garage. The house was envisioned as a home for a couple and it faced a few construction problems, due to the raw terrain. The house overlooks the coast of San Juan Island, offering stunning views and overall, an incredible living experience.

The cliffside house keeps a compact look, bringing together horizontal tiles of concrete and wood. The several small terraces and exterior spaces aim to create a more airy inhabitable living space characterised by transparence and freedom. Floor-to-ceiling windows enable this seamless transition between the environments and a small Japanese garden completes the site. Due to the isolated location, nearby the woods and overlooking the coast of San Juan island, the residence is a simple contemporary house, peaceful oasis, ideal for a couple that seeks to live in harmony, away from the busy-crowded cities.

  • Bright Interior
  • Concrete and Wood
  • Details Plan
  • Entrance
  • Evening View
  • Forest and House
  • House Cliffside
  • House Plan
  • Rocks and Transparence
  • Site Plan
  • Transparence

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