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Awards & Publications

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  • Best of Houzz, Houzz
  • fab40 USA, Wallpaper*
  • Top 50 Northwest Architects, Northwest Home
  • Seattle’s Top Architects, Northwest Home + Garden
  • Seattle 100: The People, Places, and Things that Define Seattle Design, Seattle Homes & Lifestyles
  • Design Achievement Award for Architecture, Seattle Design Center + Seattle Homes & Lifestyles
  • “New Talent – Where is the Next Public Generation?”, Arcade, September 2006
  • “Big Box: Roughing It in Style” by Sam Grawe, Dwell, December 2002
  • “21 Visionaries for the 21st Century”, Seattle Homes and Lifestyles, January-February 2000
Belltown Dental

Belltown Dental

Seattle, Washington

  • Project of the Month – AIA Seattle, December 2004
  • “New Belltown Office Breaks the Dental Mold”, Daily Journal of Commerce, 8 December 2004
Boat Bay House

Boat Bay House

Seattle, Washington

  • “Living Local” by Lindsey Roberts, Gray Magazine, June/July 2013
  • 4-Star Rating – BuiltGreen
  • Seattle Tour of Architects, 2012
Brooks Dental Studio

Brooks Dental Studio

Tacoma, Washington

  • Merit Award – AIA Southwest Washington 2009 Design Awards
  • Project of the Month – AIA Seattle/Daily Journal of Commerce, August 2011
  • “Dentist, Architect Artfully Transform an Old Garage”, Daily Journal of Commerce, 10 August 2011
  • Seattle Tour of Architects, 2012
Cavehill Residence

Cavehill Residence

Seattle, Washington

  • “25 Houses Under 1500 Square Feet” by James Trulove, 2004
  • “Emerald Isle, Emerald City”, Seattle Metropolitan, April 2006
  • “Shoestring Modern” by Susanna Sirefman, 2008
  • “Affordable Architecture: Great Houses on a Budget ” by Stephen Crafti (Australia), 2010
Fort Ward Bunker House

Fort Ward Bunker House

Bainbridge Island, Washington

  • “Our Clients…”, Arcade, Spring 2005
  • “Lookout Below”, Seattle Homes & Lifestyles, April 2009
  • “Fort Ward Bunker House”, Coast Defense Study Group Newsletter, May 2009
  • “21st Century Houses: 150 of the World’s Best” by Robyn Beaver (Australia), 2010
  • “West Coast Modern: Architecture, Interiors & Design” by Zahid Sardar & Matthew Millman, 2012
Hensel/Jennings Residence

Hensel/Jennings Residence

Seattle, Washington

  • Home of the Year, Seattle Homes & Lifestyles, 2004
  • “Trends – Kitchens & Baths”, (Australia) 2004
  • Northwest Afternoon, KOMO Seattle, aired 7 September 2004
  • “Residential Designs for the 21st Century” by Casey Mathewson (Germany), 2007
  • “International Houses Atlas” by Casey Mathewson (Germany), 2007
Mathieson Residence

Mathieson Residence

Seattle, Washington

  • Honor Award – AIA Seattle 2001 Honor Awards for Washington Architecture
  • Honor Award – AIA Northwest and Pacific Region 2002 Awards
  • “Naughty, Immigrant, Flowers” If Walls Could Talk, HGTV, aired 10 December 1999
  • “Old Queen Anne Renewed”, Seattle Times Pacific Northwest Magazine, 23 January 2000
  • “West Coast Residential” Exhibition at the Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design, Vancouver BC, June-August 2003
  • “25 Houses Under 1500 Square Feet” by James Trulove, 2004
  • “West Coast Residential” Exhibition at the Architectural and Design Museum, Los Angeles, October-December 2006
  • “West Coast Residential: The Modern and the Contemporary” by Greg Bellerby (Canada), 2007
Meadow Creek House

Meadow Creek House

Seattle, Washington

  • Merit Award – AIA Seattle 2006 Honor Awards for Washington Architecture
  • Merit Award – AIA Northwest and Pacific Region 2007 Awards
  • “The New 100 Houses x 100 Architects” by Robyn Beaver (Australia), 2007
  • “Meadow Creek House” by Nick Allen, Modern Residential Design, 2008
Methow Cabin

Methow Cabin

Seattle, Washington

  • Honor Award – AIA Northwest and Pacific Region 2002 Awards
  • Citation – AIA Seattle 2001 Honor Awards for Washington Architecture
  • House of the Month – ArchitecturalRecord.com, October 2003
  • “New Work: Three Emerging Firms” Arcade, Autumn 2001
  • “Coastal Retreats” by Linda Leigh Paul, 2002
  • “Houses We Love: Walking in a Winter Wonderland” , Dwell, January/February 2003
  • “Architecture Highlights, Volume 3″ by Shanglin A&C Publishing (China), 2004
  • “25 Houses Under 1500 Square Feet” by James Trulove, 2004
  • “XXSmall Houses” by Casey Mathewson (Germany), 2005
  • “The Contemporary Guesthouse: Building in the Garden” by Susanna Sirefman, 2005
  • Umran Magazine (Saudi Arabia), 2006
  • “Residential Designs for the 21st Century” by Casey Mathewson (Germany), 2007
  • “International Houses Atlas” by Casey Mathewson (Germany), 2007
  • “Small Houses in Nature 2″ by Carles Broto (Spain), 2007
  • “Superb Cabins” by Charles Broto, 2007
Morley Residence

Morley Residence

Poulsbo, Washington

  • “Balancing Act”, Seattle Homes & Lifestyles, February 2005
Nighthawk Retreat

Nighthawk Retreat

Eastern Cascade Foothills, Washington

  • Sustainable Merit Award 2010 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards
  • Residential Structures Award 2010 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards
  • Honorable Mention CRSI 2010 Design Awards
  • “Building with Concrete”, Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, 30 April 2010
  • “21st Century Houses: 150 of the World’s Best” by Robyn Beaver (Australia), 2010
Parks Residence

Parks Residence

Seattle, Washington

  • 1st Place Remodel (with Hensel Design Studios, Interior Design) – 2005 Northwest Design Awards
  • “Urban Update”, Northwest Home+Garden, November/December 2005
  • “21st Century Architecture: Apartment Living” by Beth Browne (Australia), 2011
Port Hadlock Cabin

Port Hadlock Cabin

Port Hadlock, Washington

  • House of the Month – ArchitecturalRecord.com, October 2003
  • “Coastal Retreats” by Linda Leigh Paul, 2002
  • Umran Magazine, (Saudi Arabia), October 2005
  • “Beach Houses” by Casey Mathewson, (Germany), 2006
  • “Small Houses in Nature 2″ by Carles Broto (Spain), 2007
  • “Superb Cabins” by Charles Broto, 2007
  • “Rain, Go Away”, Residential Architect, September/October 2008
Seola Beach House

Seola Beach House

Burien, Washington

  • Home of the Year – Seattle Homes & Lifestyles, 2006
  • “Beach Houses” by Casey Mathewson (Germany), 2006
  • “21st Century Beach Houses” by Andrew Hall (Australia), 2010
  • “House in the Landscape: Siting Your Home Naturally” by Jeremiah Eck, 2011
  • “The World’s Best Beach Houses” by Mandy Herbet (Australia), 2012