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Tsunami Residence - Medina, Washington Tsunami Residence - Medina, Washington
Tsunami Residence - Medina, Washington Tsunami Residence - Medina, Washington
Tsunami Residence - Medina, Washington Tsunami Residence - Medina, Washington Tsunami Residence - Medina, Washington

Tsunami Residence

Charter’s scheduling and coordination skills were put to the test during construction of this 9,500 SF lakefront home and garage.


The site is located on a steep slope and access was limited to a narrow driveway, requiring careful planning and monitoring of equipment and material delivery.


The home features a soaring “butterfly” roof supported by Douglas fir timber framing. The large timbers are connected with blind fasteners, resulting in seamless woodworking with no visible nails or bolts. The giant, one-of-a-kind roof timbers required extreme care during construction, requiring Charter to take extra steps to protect the material from the weather.

Architect: Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects
Location: Medina, Washington
Tsunami Residence - Medina, Washington
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