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Aurea Residence / Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture

  • Architects: Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture
  • Location: Seattle, WA, USA
  • General Contractor: Delen Construction Services Inc
  • Artwork: Cassandria Blackmore
  • Engineering: LFD Structural Engineering
  • Area: 3300.0 ft2
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Dale Tu

© Dale Tu © Dale Tu © Dale Tu © Dale Tu

© Dale Tu
© Dale Tu

From the architect. The Aurea Residence is located in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle. Designed for a young family on a 5000 sqft infill lot, the home is oriented to maintain privacy, maximize views and daylighting. The massing consists of four forms that surround a Japanese rock garden, which creates a private center courtyard and floods the home with southern light.

© Dale Tu
© Dale Tu

A Bernice Abbott inspired black and white translucent photograph provides recognition and definition to the front entry door while providing privacy. The lower level consists of a master suite with separate bathroom volume and recessed tub, a mother in law unit and a two car garage. The second floor features two bedrooms, and the great room with an open roof deck and green roof off of the living room.

© Dale Tu
© Dale Tu

The third floor has a second mater suite, a kids play room, and a covered roof deck with views over Puget Sound.

First Floor Plan
First Floor Plan
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