Bordering the Holmberg Conservation Area in north Spokane, this large contemporary residence and landscape deliberately blurs the distinction between interior and exterior space, blending contemporary craftsmen architecture with landscape features that allow a vista of the mountainous horizon to unfold simply and completely. From indoors, the covered patio, complete with an outdoor kitchen and entertainment area, acts as an extension of the house, providing a seamless transition into the landscape. The outer edge of the patio bells out from under the stained T&G patio ceiling in an arc that is interrupted at center by a recessed gas fire pit. This arc is repeated in layers that seem to drop out and away from the home, down low, graceful stairs and out to the heated pool which vanishes into an unobstructed vista to the east.
Perched on a hillside on the edge of the Palouse, these homeowners wanted a backyard that took advantage of the…
A front yard transformation gives the homeowners a new space to enjoy their lake views.
Situated in the midst of an expansive prairie, the homeowners wanted to create a backyard oasis.
The homeowners built their barn to be more than a simple outbuilding, and the party continues outside.