Induction Cooking 101

02 Feb 2015

Induction Cooking 101 We hosted an induction cooking party at Cork Haus last week to showcase this amazing kitchen tool! Before we get into the pictures,  let us tell you a little about the science behind this incredible technology…   What is it? It is a seemly space-aged cooking technology that has been around since the […]


Cork Haus on Curbed Seattle!

28 Jan 2015


Cork Around the World

27 Jan 2015

Cork may be a new building material to many in the United States, but this sustainable material has been used for home and commercial construction in other parts of the world for centuries. Here are some compelling advantages to cork: Unfazed by Moisture: cork is one of the only materials on earth that can be submerged in […]


Cork Passivhaus is on the Market!

23 Jan 2015

Our one-of-a-kind Cork Passivhaus goes on the market today! Situated in our Rainier Vista development in Columbia City, this home features 100% natural cork siding (yes, real cork!) and Passivhaus technology for superior comfort, indoor air quality and energy efficiency. As Seattle natives, we pride ourselves in using repurposed materials from local suppliers throughout the home […]


CES 2015: Top 10 Smart Home Innovations

08 Jan 2015

The International Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas is a smorgasbord of new tech gadgets from driverless cars and massive bendable TVs to wearable fitness trackers and smart home devices. The show ends tomorrow but we were too excited to wait to share our top 10 picks from this year’s Smart Home category.   1. Big Ass Fans, Haiku […]


Passive about Passive House? We think not…

17 Dec 2014

Nothing passive about this news: 2014 Built Green Pioneer Award Winner Anthony Maschmedt continues to lead the way with his company Dwell Development. After building Seattle’s first spec Passive House in 2013, Dwell got busy building three more. Stay tuned for the scoop on these high-performance gems, coming soon. What is Passive House anyway? It’s […]


Looking for a place to watch the game in Green Lake this Sunday… we’ve got you covered!

31 Oct 2014

‘Tis the season for all things football. We apologize in advance if we’re revealing your secret watering hole, but we have to do what we have to do. Here are five great locations to watch football in and around Green Lake.   Green Lake Bar and Grill Notes: Features three TVs total, two at the bar and […]


Dwell Development returns to KING5’s New Day Northwest with Habitat For Humanity

04 Feb 2014

We were back on New Day Northwest today! Since our last appearance we’ve had some incredible news to share so we did a little catch up, first updating Margaret about our Department Of Energy Challenge Home win and Built Green Hammer win, both this last fall.  We are very proud that Susan Stasik, our lead […]


Green Lake Project Updates!

27 Jan 2014

713 N 77th as of January 24th, 2014 We’re making great strides with our homes in the Green Lake neighborhood!  For the 713 N 77th home, pictured above, the foundation walls are poured and then utilities and backfill are complete.  These homes will have a unique feature – a walk-out basement! The basements will contain […]


Latest Progress on 14th Ave S. Beacon Hill Projects

2004 14th Ave. S., Beacon Hill, January 23rd, 2014 We’ve got power!  With utilities finished and gas and power online, our homes at 2004 and 2006 14th Ave. S. on Beacon Hill are coming right along, and one of these homes is already sold!  Next we’ll be installing floors in the back two units (shown […]


Ground breaking on N. 77th!!

17 Dec 2013

A few weeks ago we broke ground on new territory – Green Lake!  The newest member of our team, Aaron Yankauskas, is overseeing his first project which will be two single family homes on N. 77th Street.  It’s an unbelievable location in one of the best neighborhoods in Seattle, close to bus lines and just […]


5031 and 5033 43rd Ave S. Columbia City Open House, Sunday December 15, 1p-4p!

12 Dec 2013

 5031 43rd Ave S., Columbia City neighborhood, Seattle 5033 43rd Ave S., Columbia City neighborhood, Seattle Just Listed! 2 large brand new high-style modern Dwell NW homes in highly desirable Columbia City Proper. Public Open House hosted by Ted Deitz (206-755-0774) of the buydwell.com team and Windermere Real Estate, Sunday, December 15th. 3 bedrooms/2.5 bathrooms, family […]