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Benjamin Benschneider / the Seattle times

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Better with age: Suyama-designed island home settles in

Passers-by might never guess that this house, with its concrete walls and zinc roof, is the contemporary equivalent of a cabin. The landscaping mirrors the park next door. Out front is prime orca viewing. A clever raccoon or two has been known to walk along the concrete wall, watching the owners through the clerestory windows.