1951 University Washington Architecture Project "Bomber House"
Nestled in a wooded forest neighborhood located across from the Jackson Park Golf course in north Seattle, this mid-century modern remodel showcases a unique property emulating Pacific Northwest indoor/outdoor living. Originally designed by UW architectural students & built by UW construction management program as a project house in 1951, this property was nick named the “Bomber House” . They repurposed Boeing air force bombers plane turrets for the homes skylights. Preserving the original architectural lines, flat roof, post & beam structure, an open entertainment layout with modern amenities was constructed. (Go to Before and After section to see transformation).
1954 Ibsen Nelsen BaliModern House
Visions of an exotic get-away come alive in the lush and private landscaping in the middle of the city. The ceremonial Javanese Joglo structure with its rich carvings, creates a memorable outdoor room, and is beautifully complemented by the calm stillness, and gentle ripple of the koi pond. This iconic home by Pacific Northwest pioneer of modern architecture - Ibsen Nelsen 1919-2001 (Museum of Flight) is one of his residential projects in the Seattle area. Clean lines, post war modern aesthitique, and wabi-sabi style throughout transforms one when they walk into the space. This remodel project has been nationally and locally published for its extenisve Balinese modern landscape design and outdoor living. A true Urban-Asian Oasis. Detailed info visit www.balimodern.net
1900-1972 Miscellaneous Contemporary, Craftsmen, Spanish style Properties
From entire house remodels, extensions to kitchen/bath/outdoor landscapes, Mitchell Smith Design Build gives a fresh perspective to all projects working together with the client to create comfortable spaces throughout.
3 PNW Architect icons
PNW architect icons Gordon Walker, Rick Sundberg, and Jeffrey Ochsner at ARCADE Modernism Event held on 3/31/2016 at this project location. These pioneers honored Ibsen Nelsen's work and acknowledged Mitchell Smith for creating the Bali Modern House Escape Experience it is today.