A friendly, comfortable home environment located in the middle of dense forest Snoqualmie River designed by Pb Elemental Architecture. His client, a young family of four, which is the site two weeks before the law will change setbacks and make the site unbuildable. The challenge is to design and submit a sustainable home that will accommodate them and there families who can then be added on as their families grow, before the change in legislation. The second challenge in designing this contemporary house is to accommodate the existing setback, protected old growth trees, septic drain fields, and buildings proposed / future site. The river can be heard from 2400 sqft of exterior decks, as can be seen from the deck above. Forest surrounding the house be maintained to ensure the wildlife habitat and reduce the impact of homes on the site. Weeds and plants are installed locally in areas affected by construction.
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