Sky Box

Second level addition

Material Palette: The aesthetic feel featured crisp walls with warm woods for the floor and ceiling and accents in the bath.
Stair Monitor: Slot views of the boats and ships on Puget Sound surround you on your decent from the Skybox to the main level, offering an abundance of light that was lacking in the once dark interior. 
To capture sight lines, windows were placed at each end of the Skybox. From the hall, you could see the Olympic Mountains to the west and lush Lincoln Park to the east.
Office: Since the homeowner worked from home, the office needed a spectacular view front and center. A roof access hatch and hidden staircase/bookcase were also included. 
Kitchen:  Former kitchen and dining walls were removed and a new island and pantry made the kitchen functional again. 
Master Bathroom: Clean lines that complemented the overall look and feel were maintained throughout the house.
Office deck:  A few steps down from the office sits the "Crow's Nest." The deck both replaced the old roofline over the Main Entry as well as offer a bit of fresh air for the homeowner during business calls.
Schematic Design Elevation

We took things to a whole new level with this one—literally. What started out as a modest home overlooking Alki Point and the Olympic Mountains turned into a modern three-story residence. The new upper floor boasted a Master Bedroom, Bath and an office with a “crows nest” deck for the homeowner, who worked from home. High ceilings and ample transom windows allowed south-facing light to flood the dining and kitchen areas. Even the basement benefitted via a translucent stair landing. And for added effect, we also built a secret staircase disguised as a bookcase leading to a roof hatch for panoramic views of Puget Sound.  
General Contractor:  Tim Tanner of Tanner Construction LLC
Structural Engineer:  I.L.Gross Structural Engineers http://www.ilgross.com
Location:  West Seattle, Washington
Size:  450 Square Feet