Daniel Morrison

Magnolia Residence / Heliotrope Architects

© Mark Woods

Bearing the name of the neighborhood in which it is situated, the Magnolia Residence provides a refreshing take on suburban architecture typologies. By deftly shuffling the program, -based Heliotrope Architects have delivered a home that affords views to guests and owner alike. More images after the break.

Architects: Heliotrope Architects
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
General Contractor: Dovetail
Project Area: 2,600 sqf
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Mark Woods

The Decaying Dutch Harbor Bunkers

© Tom Doyle

Set against a backdrop typically reserved for postcards, the decaying bunkers of the Aleutian Islands Campaign serve to memorialize a little-known chapter of WWII lore. Read more about these distinctive relics after the break.

Seattle Children’s Bellevue Clinic / NBBJ

© Ben Benschnieder/OTTO

To better serve an ever-expanding network of patients, Children’s Hospital set out to build a new campus in Bellevue, Washington. The resulting building, designed by -based NBBJ, successfully serves several constituencies simultaneously. The highly efficient building is the winner of a 2010 Honor Award from AIA Seattle. More information and images after the break.

Architect: NBBJ
Location: Bellevue, Washington, USA
Consultants: Sellen ConstructionPCS Structural SolutionsAffiliated Engineers, Inc., Cierra Lighting GroupSite Workshop
Project Area: 80,000 sf
Project Year: 2010
Photographs:  Benjamin Benschnieder/OTTO, Sean Airhart

Doe Bay Cabin / Heliotrope Architects

© Ben Benschnieder

Located on Orcas Island in Washington, the Doe Bay Cabin bespeaks a keen attention to material economy and site sensitivity. Designed by -based Heliotrope Architects, the small residence utilizes the efficiency of prefabricated building elements to formalize the clients’ modest cohabitation with the site and it’s incredible natural offerings. More photographs and drawings after the break.

Architects: Heliotrope Architects
Location: Orcas Island, Washington, USA
General Contractor: Sudden Homes
Project Area: 1,050 sqf
Project Year: 2008
Photographs: Benjamin Benschnieder