It has an open plan around a living space that allows a visual connection to adjacent spaces while maintaining a privacy within. Starting from the house’s entrance views through it reveal the lake beyond which looks to be on the same level. Located in Seattle, Washington this 5100 square feet house is designed to maximize the relationship to the lake through section and massing exploration. The are two courtyards: one at the public entry side and another at the private lakeside. To compliment the site and provide balance between structure and landscape, the main living spaces were lowered to four feet above lake level, rendering a lower profile. For more information and design you can check on House Lake Design.