Gallery: Balance Associates Architects’ Capitol Hill Residence is an En...

Seattle's densely-populated Capitol Hill neighborhood has a new addition to its largely modern residences; this 2,965 square-foot residence designed by locally-based Balance Associates Architects. The site—which is located on a steep hill—provides dramatic views for the home's residents, but presented certain constraints for the architecture and engineering team who worked to capitalize on the location while creating an elegant and environmentally-sensitive home. Constructed over a cantilevered base to provide 180 degree views of the landscape, the home also features an array of energy-efficient and sustainable systems.

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