Architectural simplicity inspired this 3,000 square-foot home located in the beautiful Issaquah Highlands.

A large central core with double-high ceilings anchors the heart of the home with two wings on either side. A gable roof creates a contemporary take on a classic design. Concrete floors extend throughout the first story and white walls are accented with light hardwood cabinetry. Bumblebee yellow drawers in the kitchen provide a splash of color to the interior.

Project Name: Highland House
Studio Name: Coates Design
Location: Washington, USA
Project Year: 2020
Photo: Michael Walmsley

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The kitchen and a large living area anchor the heart of the home. The east wing is designated for family activities including a 600 square-foot exercise/sunroom, swimming pool and ping-pong table. The west wing is home to the garage.

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A U-shaped floating staircase transports occupants to the second floor where a hardwood skybridge divides the master from the other two bedrooms. The clients love of natural lighting was met with vast windows and generous sliding glass doors and a light-filled interior. The modern gable roof allows for a seamless transition from wall to ceiling. This home exemplifies a classic design implemented through the balanced integration of modern features.

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Material Used :
1. Windows:
Concealed Hinge System, TE 340 3D, Tectus
Fiberglass Window, 925 Series, Alpen

2. Doors: Sliding door, HS Lift/Slide system, Unilux
3. HVAC: Air Conditioning, VRV IV-S, Daikin
4. Interior Lighting: 2” LED Recessed Downlight, Luminaire, Aculux
5. Structure: Open-Web Trusses, Red-S Trusses, RedBuilt
6. Pool: Swimming Pool, Triton, SwimEx

7. Insulation:
Cavity Wall and Rainscreen, CavityRock, Roxul
Thermal Batt Insulation, ComfortBatt, Roxul


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