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The Good Wood Tour: FSC as a Green Building Solution

28 Jul 2015

Take a tour of our Emerald Star home in Ballard this Thursday as part of “The Good Wood Tour: FSC as a Green Building Solution” hosted by King County GreenTools, Built Green, GLY Construction, Sellen Construction, Northwest Natural Resource Group, Sustainable Northwest Wood, & University of Washington. Our Emerald Star is the only residential building on the tour because […]


Emerald Star Teaser Video

17 Jul 2015

We are excited to introduce the first look at our Emerald Star Zero Energy home in Ballard! This is our 100th home and the most energy efficient home to date. This home features beautiful a architectural design, reclaimed materials and energy-efficient technology. This is the FIRST spec home in Seattle to meet the rigorous certification requirements […]


HomeDSGN: Sustainable House by Dwell Development

12 Jul 2015


Built Green News: July Featured Case Study

06 Jul 2015

Dwell Development completes the first net-zero energy speculative home in the Seattle market.


Home Cooling Standards in Seattle are Changing

27 Jun 2015

It’s hot outside Seattle! AC is not common in this city but the demand is changing. Dwell Development’s Anthony Maschmedt was interviewed by KIRO’s MYNorthwest to discuss AC in Seattle and how cooling standards are changing as buyers from other parts of the country are moving to town with higher expectations.


Emerald Star Solar Panels Installed!

18 Jun 2015

The solar panels were installed at our Emerald Star home in Ballard yesterday! Check out the stunning result: Photos by: Rachael Larkin


Emerald Star Progress Update

29 May 2015

Our Emerald Star project in Ballard is coming along beautifully! The reclaimed wood and metal siding are the perfect compliment to the surrounding trees and the Seattle sunshine! Photos by: Rachael Larkin


Design Milk: A Washington Residence with Sustainable Features & Reclaimed Materials

14 May 2015


ArchDaily: Residential Design Innovation in Downtown Kirkland

28 Apr 2015


2015 Seattle Design Awards: Best Green Design

25 Apr 2015



Seattle Design Awards: 2015 Best Green Design

Dwell Development wins the award for Best Green Design in the 2015 DList Magazine and purehome Seattle Design Awards honoring residential & commercial architecture and interior design in the Seattle area benefiting Ladybug House!    The winning design…our Reclaimed Modern in Columbia City!    The Dwell team with Million Dollar Listing’s Josh Altman!    Dwell Owners Anthony and Abbey Maschmedt […]


Northwest Green Home Tour

20 Apr 2015

Dwell Development’s Emerald Star Net Zero Home has been selected for the 2015 Northwest Green Home Tour! Join us on Sunday, April 26 from 11am to 5pm for live music, prizes and food!  Dwell’s Anthony Maschmedt will be available to answer questions about green building as well as the teams from Blue Frog Solar, Puget Sound […]