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What Passivhaus Means to Us

04 Feb 2015

We’ve been talking a lot about Passivhaus recently with the completion of Cork Haus. We want to ensure our audience understands what Passivhaus means to us so naturally, we went straight to the source for a short and sweet explanation. Dwell Development’s Owner, Anthony Maschmedt, and Project Manager, Aaron Yankauskas, share their thoughts on Passivhaus […]


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 […]


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 […]


Columbia City Lifestyle

11 Dec 2013

[updated December 2013 with info about Green Eileen, Hunt, Chrysanthemum, the Hummingbird Saloon and more] You will simply not believe how much fun, food, art, music and more is packed into Columbia City, a hip neighborhood within the most diverse zip code in the nation.  Between its vibrant commercial district, with great food, shopping and […]


Dwell on Curbed Seattle!

10 Dec 2013


5031 and 5033 43rd Ave S. Columbia City Open House, Sunday December 8, 1p-4p!

06 Dec 2013

5033 43rd Ave S., Columbia City neighborhood, Seattle  5031 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 the buydwell.com Brokers Susan Stasik & Sabranie Coyne of Windermere Real Estate. Sunday, December 8th. 3 bedrooms/2.5 bathrooms, […]


Dwell on Professional Builder Magazine

04 Dec 2013


Party at 5031 and 5033 43rd Ave S.!

03 Dec 2013

Come celebrate with Dwell NW and Kenzi Partners this Thursday, December 5th from 3-7pm at a party at our two new 5-Star Built Green modern homes at 5031 & 5033 43rd Ave S. in ColumbiaCity! Enjoy hors d’oeuvres from Purple Cafe and Wine Bar and Cast Iron Studios while you check out the stylish finishes, […]


Passive House Consultant Aaron Yankauskas Joins the Dwell Team!

We’re so proud and excited to announce that this November, Aaron Yankauskas–formerly of Brute Force Collaborative and one the consultants on our 1st Passive House–has come on board the Dwell team!  Aaron joins us as Project Manager and resident Passivhaus consultant and begins by overseeing the Green Lake project at N. 77th where you can see […]


Dwell’s Passive House featured on DJC.com

27 Nov 2013