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Suncrest is a beautiful house located in the middle of green area in Orcas Island, WA. Designed by Heliotrope Architects, the house is situated on a pristine site comprised of mature Douglas fir and pacific madrone forest. Here is some information by the architects, “Our clients desired a work of architecture that minimized site impacts while creating a work of architecture that utilized their favorite materials (wood and concrete) and connected them intimately with the land and the view. The home is situated where the forest gives way to a large rocky clearing with views to the sea. The structure is ‘wrapped’ around a prominent outcropping of rock and carefully situated to require a minimum of tree removal. The long, narrow footprint of the home allows every room a view of the sea while also retaining a strong connection to the surrounding forest.”