The 2,400-square-foot Port Ludlow Residence is located on a waterfront lot in Hood Canal, which is one of the main basins of the Puget Sound in Washington State. The modern, eco-friendly home, designed by Finne Architects, is full of glass walls that open up onto the surrounding wood deck giving the indoor/outdoor feel.
The main living area is completely covered in 12-foot high glass walls giving the home the best views of the water and the wooded property it sits on.
They incorporated many eco-friendly elements into the property including the glass panels that provide natural light and ventilation, 2×8 frame construction that increased the insulation value by 40%, a heat pump mechanical system, and various interior finishes that were sustainable.
The north end of the structure houses the bedrooms and offices in a two-story volume.