This personal two-storey residence designed by Sundberg Kennedy Ly-Au Younger Architects is situated on Mercer Island, Washington, United States.
Description by Sundberg Kennedy Ly-Au Younger Architects Nestled right into a Mercer Island hillside, this intimate two-story residence emphasizes craft, materiality and the connection to the outside. A transparent demarcation of private and non-private areas is mirrored each within the design and selection of supplies, with the entertaining areas clad, in and out, in copper panels, blackened metal, and concrete, whereas the personal main bedroom—with its exterior wooden siding and inside wooden floors, decrease ceiling peak and lightweight-coloured partitions—exudes a extra intimate really feel. To benefit from the views towards Lake Washington and Seward Park, the higher flooring have been designed to include the primary sleeping and dwelling areas, with the help areas contained on the bottom degree under. Rick Sundberg collaborated with native craftspeople to create a few of the residence’s compelling particulars, together with the entry and inside doorways, blackened metal staircase, glass and metallic chandelier, inside copper panels, and a eating desk of wooden, metal and concrete. Images by Benjamin Benschneider Go to Sundberg Kennedy Ly-Au Younger Architects