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Modern residence with a warm and inviting design in Oregon

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Hollcroft Residence has been designed by , offering a modern design aesthetic in a location with easy access to downtown Portland, Oregon. The client is a married couple with no children who were relocating from Seattle. The couple wished to purchase an affordable home, since they were on a fixed budget based on the proceeds form the sale of their Seattle home. The 1,900 square foot house was sited on a vacant 50’x100’ corner lot 5 miles west of Portland. The neighborhood had no underlying aesthetic, as at it was comprised of a wide variety of homes dating from the 1950s through present day.

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A modern composition of wood screen walls and composite wood veneer panels give the home a warm, inviting yet modern feel. The series of wood screen walls also provide privacy to the outdoor deck and patio spaces as well as the interior living and dining areas. The living room windows and clerestories take advantage of the southern sunlight.

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The simple shed roofs complement the modern aesthetic while providing protection from the rainy climate.

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The floor plan is simple and catered to the clients’ active lifestyles; hence, the master bedroom is accessible from the mud/utility room for easy clean up after cycling or running.

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