Suzanne Zahr Inc. is excited to launch a new facet of architectural and deign services: Tailored Homes. A collection of off-the-shelf single family home designs at an accessible price point for those who don’t have the time to invest in a custom home design. Tailor a architect designed home to your lifestyle, aesthetic, and site by picking the perfect floor plan and then customize it by selecting a sweeping roof-line that is sure to inspire.Read More
The most effective way to promote energy efficiency is to design a house that takes full advantage of natural light, passive solar energy, shading, cross-ventilation, and efficient space planning. Doing so — by studying sun angles, prevailing winds, and general site orientation — reduces the overall energy load required to live comfortably.Read More
Accessory Dwelling Unit, or ADU for short, can be a great addition to your property. There are two variations: attached (ADU) and detached (DADU) and both offer many benefits to the owner. To inspire you for your own DADU, above is an SZ fly-thru rendering, featuring a SIRE (Structurally Insulated Rammed Earth) wall.Read More
When considering whether to remodel or rebuild your home, several factors come into play: How old is the property? What other additions have been done to the home? And most importantly, how do you envision living in your dream home?
We began working with our clients in the Leschi neighborhood of Seattle in the Fall of 2016, and the project morphed from what was originally a remodel into a remodel, rebuild, and addition.Read More