Hotchkiss Residence: An Award-Winning Residence with Northwest Contemporary Vernacular

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Designed by SCOTT | EDWARDS ARCHITECTURE LLP, Hotchkiss Residence is an award-winning residence located on the Columbia River banks near Vancouver, Washington. The design can help this residence to show its Northwest contemporary vernacular more clearly. The S|EA design team also works with the owners closely to make a comfortable home to meet the owner’s needs.

Design

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This awesome residence is built for a retired couple. They are ready to move away from a busy city and start a new life along the river. They have some immediate needs from this house, including the need for their future. The orientation of the site can make this home has maximum southern views to the Columbia River.

 

Details

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The large roof of this home can create a dynamic outdoor living room and also shading the interior passively from the summer sun harsh rays. The architectural design of the home defines the exposed wood framing, radiant heating in the concrete floors, large glass windows, walnut cabinetry, and also a monumental fireplace.

 

Award

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Rick Berry, the residential designer, and his team won several national and local awards for the design of Hotchkiss Residence. The awards are given because of their achievements in creating a contemporary design with advanced green design strategies and interior design excellence to provide a comfortable living place.