Designers were no longer choosing between old conventional construction versus attempting to be environmentally conscious. The choice became levels of distinction. How green should the building be? LEED buildings were celebrated, and rigor was being applied to the levels of LEED.
The low-slow house Rudolf Schindler created known as the Schindler House has often been referred to as the first modernist house in the world.
Twenty years ago? That’s not so long. Except that someone born twenty years ago was a baby then and can now drive, serve in the military, and vote; and within a year, buy alcohol and marijuana. Although relatively unlikely with the current trends of Millennial and Gen Z homebuying, they could be buying a house, now. It was a different era, century, and millennium.
Janof appreciates the subtle details of the home rothat make it not only impressive in architecture and home design, but also special to the Seattle area. From the outside the home is rectangular and geometric, but without the typical angles you see in Pacific Northwest modern homes. It has a flat roof and tons of glass.
The Pacific Northwest is a very unique area, and the architecture is no different. From Portland to Seattle, there are several unique homes all throughout the region. Here’s a look at a few of the most unique styles found throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Looking to modernize your home and need some inspiration? The Seattle Modern Home Tour is back for 2019! Enjoy a self-guided tour to see the various neighborhoods of Seattle while touring the featured homes and getting to know the architects, builders and designers behind them.