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Lapinski boathouse from the water

The first phase of our Lapinski project, the construction of the 200 sf boathouse with cantilevered deck over the water is coming along nicely, as seen in this photo taken from the water earlier today. Learn more about what is planned for this unique design/build renovation by 2atara here.

Konieczny’s Ark

Konieczny’s Ark is an architectural feat by Polish Architects KWK Promes.  This concrete home looks as if a piece of furniture was picked up and placed in the South Polish landscape.  Learn more about this architectural masterpiece here

Beach House September Progress

Latest progress at our Beach House project, among other things, includes some gorgeous landscaping and organized recycling stations!  See the sketchup renderings and learn more about this innovative home designed and being built by 2atara: 2ataradb.com/portfolio-item/the-beach-house/

A Gift of Symmetry

Now this is an example of truly beautiful design!  It has all the things: a vegetated roof, gorgeous symmetry to define the entrance without a traditional door, use of metal to create slender shapes and so much more…  Nailed it!  Learn more about this home designed by Andersson Wise Architects here:  

Grateful for all our amazing clients

We are so grateful for all our amazing clients! Here is what one recent client had to say after working with our team.   “We are amazed at the design/build talent at 2atara. Craden took one look at our ”problem kitchen” and new immediately what needed to be done. With minimal changes, he transformed our […]

This staircase delights us

This staircase just delights us! A perfect combination of clever design and functionality – a staircase that is also a piece of furniture. May all staircases be as nifty as this one! Check out our Pinterest board for more inspiring staircases.

Beach House Progress

As you can see from these recent photos, great progress is happening at our Beach House project near Lynwood Center. Framing is now very close to completion, the siding will be delivered in early August, and the blue exterior clad windows are ready to be installed. The slate “tile” piled up around the pool is […]

Jones Kitchen

This beautiful home on the tranquil waters of Port Blakley recently underwent a significant kitchen remodel, reorienting it to maximize views of the harbor and help the space breathe. The appliances, lighting and color scheme were chosen for their subtlety, keeping the focus on the views beyond. The integration of modifications to massive columns and […]

An inspiring downspout

How about this for an inspiring downspout? In our rainy Pacific Northwest climate, we too seek to celebrate the beautiful movement of water through sustainable design.

Parker Remodel

When our clients first approached us with their plans to demo their 2400 sf 1960s rambler and build a new home from scratch, we immediately jumped at the challenge to salvage the home instead.  The significant waste and environmental impacts from new construction are something we like to avoid when possible, and we love the […]