This small project in the Portage Bay neighborhood of Seattle replaced an existing garage with a functional living room.
Tucked behind the owner’s traditional bungalow, this modern room provides a retreat from the house and activates the outdoor space between the two buildings.
The project houses a small home office as well as an area for watching TV and sitting by the fireplace. In the summer, both doors open to take advantage of the surrounding deck and patio.
Photographs by Nataworry Photography
Sliding glass Doors
The sliding glass door has got to be the most ubiquitous patio door. Made up of two framed glass panels that slide past each other, this door can be seen on contemporary, traditional and every style in between. Having said that, it really fits a contemporary aesthetic as the sliding operation and staggered planes are typically not quite right for traditional styles.
An advantage of these doors is that the opening can be quite wide. While the standard door will be 5 or 6 feet - rusty792244