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NW MODERN

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The nature of THE PLACE

  • In an established neighborhood in Lake Oswego.

  • Noise from adjacent street concerns.

  • A view across the street to the Lake is available from 2nd floor.

 

 

The nature of THE CLIENT & THEIR NEEDS

  • A spec house designed with a young family in mind.

  • Program for a 3 bedroom, 2 ½ bath, 2-car attached garage.

  • Maximize the potential of the site.

  • Create an efficient modern home.

THE DESIGN RESPONSE

  • Esthetic = modern NW style Modern home.

  • A 2-story with a 3rd floor roof deck.

  • “U” shaped floor plan design incorporating a courtyard.

  • Open main floor of living spaces with 3 bedrooms on the 2nd floor.

  • A centrally located stone fireplace with a steel/wood sculptural stair connects the 2 floors.

  • Exterior access to a stair to the roof top deck.

  • Courtyard design to shelter from the adjacent street noise and focus on the quiet interior courtyard.

  • Simple palette of wood, glass, stone, tile and concrete.

  • Wood finishes throughout to create warmth.

  • Roof top outdoor space that allows views to the lake.

  • Also includes an outdoor fireplace and hot tub and lounging areas.