Contemporary minimalist house designed by Olson Kundig Architects, located in Seattle. This minimalist home is typical Habitat house projects, with the contemporary and sustainable design, equipped with a small home garden.
Description from Architects:
This project pushed the boundaries of traditional Habitat for Humanity projects—it has twice the usual site density of typical Habitat house projects; the houses are contemporary in appearance rather than historicist; and sustainable design efforts were more thoroughly incorporated than normal. Normally undertaken as a one-house-at-a-time approach, this 10 house development and its density represents a more urban approach to design. A mixture of one and two story houses is clustered around a commons space (a small park) to be shared by all of the homes. The site design reduces the front yard area, in exchange for larger private and common rear yards. Conceptual site plan by Callison Architects.