Mountain RetreatNear Roslyn, Washington
A retreat in the Cascade Mountains balances traditional and contemporary themes in a distilled version of “lodge” architecture. An elevator and bridge make all parts of the house and studio accessible to a daughter confined to a wheelchair.
A retreat in the Cascade Mountains balances traditional and contemporary themes in a distilled version of "lodge" architecture. Details are straightforward and of structural purpose.
The bridge forms a gateway between the arrival zone and the courtyard gathering area. Timber columns and steel beams do the heavy lifting at the bridge and in the greatroom. This structural expression provides an organizing framework for activities in the greatroom.
An elevator and the bridge make all parts of the house and the studio accessible to a daughter confined to a wheelchair. Lindsey is at the heart of this story. Ample maneuvering room in the floor plan includes a roll-in shower. The accessible elements are carefully integrated to flow easily within the interior architecture, blending a family's unique lifestyle needs within a comfortable home.
See more detail on this project in the Seattle Times Pacific Northwest Magazine:
Hyde Evans Design
Windrose Landscape Architecture
Norm Drotning Construction