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BENJAMIN BENSCHNEIDER / THE SEATTLE TIMES

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Nautical And Nice

"This is a very site-specific house," Brandt says. "The concrete retaining wall works within the topography and allowed us to expand on that. We chose to make more of it, not to pretend it's not there. It allowed us to create two very different portions of the house. The wall becomes the delineation for the dark-stained cedar siding on the more earth-bound portion of the house as opposed to the boat-concept part of the house."