Trendy three-storey single household home positioned in Seattle, Washington, designed in 2013 by David Coleman Structure.
Description by David Coleman Structure
The Stair Home is positioned on a steeply sloped lot overlooking Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains in Seattle’s Leshi neighborhood. An current constructing was eliminated to make means for the brand new development. The brand new house units into the slope, extends vertically onto three ranges and totals 2400 sq. toes.
The plan is organized round two units of stairs – a horizontal run main from the entrance courtyard to the rear yard alongside the south aspect of the constructing, and a vertical run connecting the decrease, major and higher ranges of the inside.
The outside stair is characterised by a welded wire mesh display screen working the size of the home. Vines will finally cowl the display, reworking it right into a clear inexperienced wall. This stair is entered by means of an intimate courtyard outlined by a concrete backyard wall and a small entry porch. A platform positioned on the midpoint intersects with the inside stair, permitting connectivity and secondary entry. On the rear of the home, the stair opens onto an elevated wooden deck earlier than terminating on the rear yard.
The inside stair is about in a plate-glass field situated within the heart of the constructing. The glass partitions lengthen to all ranges, lending a sculptural high quality to the stair and permitting mild to penetrate all the inside rooms. Each stairs are composed of blackened metal channel, mahogany treads and perforated metal guardrails.
Main residing areas are situated on the principle degree, as is the entry courtyard and rear terrace. Gentle filters in from the east and the west by the use of the stair tower. The master bedroom occupies the higher degree; a visitor suite occupies the decrease degree.
Predominant supplies embrace rhinezink-coloured metal panels, anodized aluminum, polished concrete, welded wire mesh, blackened metal, plaster, mahogany, plate glass, Douglas fir and ebonized oak. Collectively, they create a sublime, sturdy and masculine feeling that’s decidedly quiet, wealthy in gentle and appropriately subservient to the excellent views.
Images by Steve Keating