With prefab and cargotecture checked off the list, Sunset magazine tackles New Urbanism with the setting of this year's Idea House(s): A pedestrian-centric village on the Washington coast named Seabrook.
Tom Kundig is renowned for designing homes that blend into their natural surroundings. His own mountaintop cabin, however, has sparked siting-related contention amongst residents of a small North Cascades community.
Nestled between two mountain ranges and alongside the Puget Sound, Kelly's love of wild places and things has grown since relocating to Seattle in 2010. A native Texan, she now resides in the Emerald City with her husband Devin and two dogs. She volunteers with EarthCorps and the Washington Environmental Council and is interested in urban forestry, conservation, natural resource management and sustainability practices. Kelly graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in journalism and works at a communications and public involvement consulting firm. She enjoys snuggling with her pups, reading, attempting DIY projects, drinking local beer and playing co-rec soccer.
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