Treetop Living and Entertaining

Kirkland, WA   |   3700 Square Feet

Built into a steeply sloping in-town site, this design places all of the adult, family gathering, and entertaining and communal functions on the upper level – high in the treetops- and enables seamless access to a 400 square foot rooftop terrazzo through over forty feet of disappearing glass doors. The double height great room is purposefully bathed in natural light from dawn until dusk: the morning sun casts moving roof beam patterns; the midday sun reaches deep into the space; and the late afternoon sun is controlled by extended overhangs on the west elevation and the soaring treetops beyond.