Original Article Published by dwell
Text by Melissa Dalton
SHED Architecture + Design preserves the character of a 1959 dwelling in Washington while streamlining the plan, enlarging the kitchen, and building out a kids’ “lair.”
This post-and-beam home in Shoreline, Washington, has lived many past lives. It was was originally built in 1959, later divided up to serve as a retirement facility, and eventually purchased by a couple with three children. The family tasked SHED Architecture + Design with converting the structure back into a single-family home (with a larger kitchen and plenty of storage)—without compromising its midcentury character. “There were some existing, beautiful textures that the owners were really drawn to,” says project architect Rebecca Marsh.
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