Port Ludlow Residence by FINNE
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Area: 2,400 sqft
Photo courtesy: Benjamin Benschneider
The Port Ludlow Residence is a reduced, 2400 SF present day house situated on a lush waterfront property at the north end of the Hood Canal, a long, fjord-like arm of western Puget Sound. The house makes a basic coated living space that opens up to wind up an entryway patio to the wonderful Hood Canal.
The east-bound house is sited along a high bank, with an awesome perspective of the water. The primary living volume is totally coated, with 12-ft. high glass dividers confronting the perspective and substantial, 8-ft.x8-ft. sliding glass entryways that open to a somewhat raised wood deck, making a mless indoor-outside space. Amid the warm summer months, the living region feels like an expansive, open yard. Tying down the north end of the living space is a two-story building volume containing a few rooms and separate his/her office spaces.
The inside completions are straightforward and rich, with IPE wood flooring, zebrawood cupboard entryways with mahogany end boards, quartz and limestone ledges, and Douglas Fir trim and entryways. Outside materials are totally support free: metal siding and aluminum windows and entryways. The metal siding has an exchanging example utilizing two distinctive siding profiles.
The house has various feasible or “green” building components, including 2×8 divider development (40% more prominent protection esteem); liberal glass zones to give normal lighting and ventilation; huge shades for sun and rain insurance; metal siding (reused steel) for greatest solidness, and a warmth pump mechanical framework for most extreme vitality effectiveness. Manageable inside completion materials incorporate wood cupboards, tile floors, low-VOC paints, and characteristic fleece rug.