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Medina Residence Featured in The Seattle Times, June 2016

Every room is a family room in this light and bright Medina home. A new home is designed with built-in fun for three generations – especially the youngest one.

The Seattle Times: June 2016 By: Sandy Deneau Dunham

Pacific NW magazine associate editor

“The Clients, live with their three young children and Chiang’s mother in a striking, light-filled new home in Medina where every room is a family room, because every decision decided with architect Tim Rhodes and project architect Josh Meharry of Rhodes Architecture + Light was based on family.”

“They chose their woodsy, tiered half-acre lot (originally with a 1961 house) so their kids could “get into good schools and walk to a playground down the street,” The Client says. “It’s a nice balance of Bellevue five minutes away and a big area for kids to play – natural but convenient.” From there, their vision for a modern, open, sustainable, and bright home shaped to encompass their vision of family:””

“Thinking ahead, Rhodes and Meharry incorporated lots of sustainable elements to, you know, maybe increase the odds the kids will inherit a habitable planet: natural lights; extra-insulated ceilings; radiant heat; low-maintenance, durable exterior materials, like the swisspearl panels around the garage; and deeper overhangs to help manage summertime heat.”

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