3150 is a top-to-bottom renovation of an existing residence in Seattle. The existing foundation will be preserved to minimize disturbance to the site but construction will double the overall square footage of the residence to 3,000 sf. Its design reflects an evolution of the concepts that were introduced at the MTM Residence and LS Residence. […]


babienko architects was asked to bring new life to this unique building which was initially constructed as a general corner store. Due to its previous use, the existing structure is situated quite literally at the corner of the property, and at the intersection of two streets, making it a non-conformance in the residential zone in […]

LS Residence

LS is a proposed substantial renovation and addition to an existing waterfront home located on Mercer Island, Washington. The original 1952 construction is dark and uncomfortable due to an unwieldly mix of staircases and level changes.   The introduction of a single glazed vertical circulation will draw daylight into lowest level and provide an engaging […]


FT is a mid-century modern home renovation/addition located in Western Washington, south of Seattle.   babienko has been asked to transform the home so that the owners may “age in place”, which includes interventions at the bathroom, kitchen, and living spaces that improve function while keeping the integrity of the mid-century modern character of the […]

ELC – Interpretive Center

In collaboration with Terra Design Studios and PNF Architecture + Design LLC   The Environmental Learning Center (ELC) is located a few miles north of Vero Beach and approximately one mile from the Atlantic Ocean on Wabasso Island on the Indian River Lagoon. The Lagoon is considered to be the most diverse estuary in North […]