Perilstein Residence, Bainbridge Island, WA. Construction completed in April, 2009. Landscaping completed July, 2010.
Located on the west side of Bainbridge Island, the Perilstein Residence is situated on a medium-bank waterfront parcel, overlooking the Olympic Mountains. The house has been designed to maximize views from every room, with Clerestory windows adding abundant light. Special materials include steel, concrete floors, fir trim, and tru-color cement fiberboard panels. Read more ›
The new Kids Discovery Museum on Bainbridge Island has been designed to include a Living Roof. A living roof will naturally insulate a building, providing a natural barrier to heat gain or loss. Read more ›
Thanks to all who attended the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Open House on Monday, April 26th. If you missed the event or want to bring your friends, you still have a chance to view – and comment – on Design Concept Sketches for the new Art Museum! Read more ›
The Kid’s Discovery Museum, aka “KidiMu” is complete and will be open to the public on June 5th! This project, and all of Island Gateway, is designed by Coates Design Architects. Read more ›
How much does it cost to build a sustainable home? This is a question that we get all the time. The answer is of course, “it depends”. Read more ›
Did you miss the Bainbridge Art Museum Open House? You still have a chance to view – and comment – on Design Concept Sketches for the new Art Museum! Read more ›
The Bainbridge Art Museum Open House was a huge success! Matthew Coates and team presented 3D concept sketches of the proposed Bainbridge Art Museum structure on April 26 at Bainbridge Performing Arts. Read more ›
The greenest home in Bainbridge gets one step closer to Platinum LEED status thanks to Coates Design Architects. Justin Helmbrecht explains how the vegetated roof helps reduce rainwater runoff while also providing a garden area escape.
The Ellis’ are holding their final open house before they move onto their new home. Please join us to see the Ellis Residence at substantial completion. Read more ›
1300 square feet of the lower roof of the residence is covered in a pre-planted vegetated roofing system. The system consists of 3′ x3′ panels with pre-grown, drought tolerant sedums laid in a grid to form a cohesive surface of vegetation. Read more ›
These Seattle Architects had the opportunity to climb up on the roof of the Ellis Residence to film the installation of the 20 panel, 4 kw photovoltaic system which will supply about 40% of the power to the residence. Read more ›
Two 4’x8′ solar hot water flat plates have been installed on the lower, south-facing roof of the Ellis Residence. These two panels will collect heat from the rays of the sun to help supplement the domestic hot water supply throughout the year. Read more ›
Our first look into the Ellis Residence mechanical systems begins with the heat recovery ventilator(HRV). The main function of the HRV is to provide an energy efficient way to bring fresh, filtered air into the house while exhausting stale and contaminated air. Read more ›
We are going to start a mini-series dedicated to the various mechanical systems that have been installed in the Ellis Residence. During the next few weeks check in to learn more information about each individual system that has been utilized in a home targeted with the goal of LEED for Homes Platinum. Read more ›