House rich wood floors, ceilings and details of Douglas fir, cherry, and cedar wood in the sun light. Sliding glass doors leading to rear deck, completing the connection to the outdoors. Continuing through to the main living area, family room, kitchen and dining room open concept space given to appropriate treatment for socializing and entertaining. Dressed timber from the outside in, this ranch house was in need of complementary receiving area in the foyer as was added to the existing footprint. Style open layout also allows for the entire space will be flooded with natural light through glass walls. Taking its commitment to a more distant nature, this sustainable home eco displays a list of elements that will make you go “green” with envy, such as: water-efficient native landscaping; sustainably harvested or reclaimed Douglas fir is complete and detailed; metal roof ; durable concrete floor below the surface; whole house ventilation; heating radiant floor with high efficiency boilers; concave entry with shoe storage to trap dirt and dust; non-toxic sealant and wood surfaces pervious road. Charged with bringing new life to an older ranch-style house in the 1950s, mo daby design work their magic in Burke Residence, located in Portland, OR.