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Lake House / Hutchison & Maul Architecture


  • 01:00 - 2 January, 2010
Lake House / Hutchison & Maul Architecture

Lake House / Hutchison & Maul Architecture
, Courtesy of Hutchison & Maul Architecture
Courtesy of Hutchison & Maul Architecture

Courtesy of Hutchison & Maul Architecture Courtesy of Hutchison & Maul Architecture Courtesy of Hutchison & Maul Architecture © Alan Abramowitz +24

  • Architects

  • Location

    Mercer Island, Washington, United States
  • Design Team

    Robert Hutchison, Tom Maul
  • Structural Engineer

    Jeff Albert
  • Mechanical Engineer

    Rainbow Consulting
  • Interiors Furnishings

    Hutchison & Maul Architecture w/ Julie Petri
  • Contractor

    EH Construction
  • Area

    81.3 sqm
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs

From the architect. This small guest house is located as close to Lake Washington as permitted by code. The structure is elevated above a patio to preserve the flat portion of the site for outdoor use. Concrete retaining walls set into the steep hillside provide for an entry courtyard. 

Courtesy of Hutchison & Maul Architecture
Courtesy of Hutchison & Maul Architecture

A roof deck above the main living areas provides the inhabitants their own private lookout towards the Lake. The roof and walls of the structure are clad with a flat-seam copper siding system.

site plan
site plan
Cite: "Lake House / Hutchison & Maul Architecture
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17 Comments

hyde_architects · February 25, 2010

RT @FineProperties: Lake House / Hutchison & Maul Architecture | ArchDaily http://ow.ly/1pgJ4h <Love the oiled copper siding a la Fr ...

Nick Downes · February 25, 2010

Lake House / Hutchison & Maul Architecture | ArchDaily http://ow.ly/1pgJ4h <Love the oiled copper siding a la Frank Gehry, just beautiful>

ppto · January 04, 2010

The project seems to me very likely, the only(unique) critique is the design of metallic railing of the terrace and the support, it had been mas boldly and "architecture" dared demolished in this point, the support in two needles formally does not reach to the project

Nicholas Patten · January 04, 2010

I&#39d Live Here: Lake House. http://bit.ly/90ivpP

wsby · January 04, 2010

nice!

Gary Mc Ginty · January 03, 2010

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GreenKeepers · January 03, 2010

Ah perhaps it&#39s moss? http://bit.ly/4Jr7sI - Beautiful landscaping! More pics: Washington state lake house http://bit.ly/6n6Ti1

GreenKeepers · January 03, 2010

Ah perhaps it&#39s moss, same stuff used here. http://bit.ly/6n6Ti1 - Beautiful landscaping! This house is in Washington state by the way.

GreenKeepers · January 03, 2010

Very interesting use of grass at this house. http://bit.ly/6n6Ti1 - Recommended tool in this case: hand grass shears ;)

Panus D. · January 03, 2010

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Onadaneva · January 03, 2010

Really nice house, I like the interior as well...

...But I think that the site plan is wrong, It corresponds to "Courtyard House on a Steep Site / Hutchison & Maul Architecture", if i am right. I say this because I was looking forward to see the complete relation inside and outside.

Otherwise, nice project.

xavier · January 03, 2010

love the cooper and timber - also appreciate the effort of opening up the views under the building as the user approaches the water. the materials will age very nice and compliment its surroundings.

dan · January 03, 2010

The environment and spaces communicate beautifully here. I especially like the courtyard, where the concrete and natural materials harmoniously express their identities and create a unified whole. I only wish I could hear, smell, and feel this space.

My only complaint is with the angular support gesture most visible on the West facade. This seems like a structurally necessary but reluctant move which ultimately draws more attention than it should. I understand why you may want to avoid heavier materials such as concrete, but those particular angles among a predominately orthogonal design are awkward.

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Gary Mc Ginty · January 02, 2010

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