Here at WC STUDIO, we value clarity and want the experience of working with us to be as straightforward and stress-free as possible. This post covers the various project phase vocabulary you will hear tossed about when working with an architect.
Over the past 5 years, we've seen a trend toward smaller living spaces. This is partly due to the rising cost of housing but equally important to note is the desire to downsize our impact on the earth with the added bonus of less space to clean on a regular basis. Here are our favorite picks for small but powerful kitchen appliances.
Peter Schlumbohm invented the Chemex manual coffee maker in 1941. In its obituary of Schlumbohm, the New York Times called the Chemex "one of the 100 best modern devices."
Tacoma legalized backyard cottages and relaxed restrictions on accessory dwelling units (ADUs) to encourage more development of these modestly sized, relatively affordable, green homes.
For many households, the right type of house, in the right location, at the right price point can't be found because it no longer exists. The mismatch between the available housing and what is needed is often referred to as the "Missing Middle".
This owner was wishing to build one or more detached additional dwelling units (DADUs) in the rear yards of two houses they own in the south Seattle neighborhood of Georgetown.
Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU and DADU) are an opportunity to create an income-generating rental on your property, a guest house for short or long term visitors and family, or an office or studio space for your business or craft.
A feasibility study is for clients interested in purchasing property to build a custom home but want assurance that they will be able to build what they intend to prior to closing the land deal.
The Brass Lamp, a simple bedside or bathroom wall fixture that is timeless, easy to assemble and costs under $50 in parts.
WC STUDIO participated in the “10 x 10” re:Tacoma urban lecture series.
Last weekend I met up with my good friend Corey from Portland to explore some of the gravel backroads of the Gifford Pinchot.
Shou Sugi Ban is the Japanese method of protecting wood against fire, wind, rain, rot and insects by…setting it on fire.
Every December, Rapha issues a challenge to help cyclists all over the world kick start their winter riding routines.
“It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them.”
Over the holidays two Seattle friends invited us to ride the Green River trail with them. We had no idea of the rich and layered history of the region...
We’ve always had a fascination with maps of all varieties but especially hand-drawn maps.
It was our first time riding in Tucson and the first day we headed for the famous Mt. Lemmon, 26 miles of “Up”.
Keeping chickens for eggs in Chicago is legal; however, raising them for meat is not.