Lakefront Living

“A great house is an expression of beauty. It’s peaceful,” says Suzanne Sheppard, in general. “You can get your work done, entertain. And I’ve done so much entertaining here,” she says, in particular. From the Seattle Times, Pacific Northwest Magazine article by Rebecca Teagarden. Photographed by Benjamin Benschneider.

Lively engagement results in extraordinary places.

SHKS Architects finds elegance in necessity, elevating the core principles of each unique site and building project to reflect our clients' aspirations.

Through collaboration, care, craft, and discovery, we reveal architecture's inherent optimism, contributing to our local community and to the global stewardship of natural and built environments.