Architect Matthew Coates designed this Bainbridge Island residence to reflect his client’s personality. The exterior features an L-shaped concrete wall, which serves as a “hard, durable, impenetrable façade,” explains Coates, while the home’s ipe wood and custom patina copper are warmer, more inviting elements and accentuate the scenic views of the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound.
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Clark, Nancy. “The Character of Texture,” Seattle Homes Magazine, March/April 2011. [View PDF]