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Columbia City – 2 Modern Dwell Homes 5031 & 5033 43rd Ave S.

Under Construction - Available for pre-sale - Estimated Fall 2013 completions Tucked away on 2 beautiful lots on a quiet residential street just east of downtown Columbia City these Dwell Northwest built infill homes are thoughtfully designed to capture natural light and fit in well with the neighborhood. Targeting 5 Star Built Green Certification The [...]

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Dwell Development & Brute Force Collaborative Present at Passive House Northwest Pt 2

    Back at the end of January, our own Anthony Maschmedt joined up with Mike Eliason and Aaron Yankauskas of Brute Force Collaborative to give a talk at a Passive House Northwest panel discussion.  As mentioned in our previous post about this event, here are more details from their presentation about Dwell Development’s Passivhaus. [...]

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We’ve got a 6-pack!

left to right: Aaron Yankauskas of Brute Force Collaborative, Tadashi Shiga of Evergreen Certified and Dwell Development’s Anthony Maschmedt (not pictured: Mike Eliason of Brute Force Collaborative) A few weeks ago we presented at the Passive House Northwest Conference with details on our Passivhaus at Columbia Station.  We were asked to provide 10 slides and [...]

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Seattle Channel City Inside/Out visit Dwell Development’s Columbia Station

Brian Callanan stopped by a few weeks ago to interview Anthony Maschmedt for an episode of City Inside/Out which he hosts for the Seattle Channel.  The show covered urban density, zoning laws and debate on the issues facing a growing city.  Featured on the show’s panel were Smart Growth Seattle’s Roger Valdez; Mike Podowski, land [...]

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Smart Growth Seattle visits Dwell Development

A few weeks ago, Roger Valdez of Smart Growth Seattle stopped by to visit Dwell Development’s Columbia Station micro-community.                         Smart Growth Seattle is an advocacy group “promoting fresh land use codes to manage neighborhood growth.”  Roger came by to get a first hand look at our micro-community as an [...]

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3220 S Edmunds Framing Progress!

Check out these pictures and a short video of framing in progress on the 3220 S Edmunds 5-Star Built Green homes in Columbia City!       See this short video clip on site from Feb 27, 2013!      

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Rainier Vista Leads the Way as Dwell Development Prepares to Break Ground on the First of Three New Projects

We’re very excited to be in the final stages of preparations toward breaking ground on Phase 1 of our next major build project at Rainier Vista in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood.  As if the anticipation of heading into a project like this weren’t enough, we are also proud to announce that two of the four [...]

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Dwell Development Buyer Benefit Program

  We are very happy to announce that we are still offering the Dwell Development Buyer Benefit as part of the fantastic incentive package on the last unit at our 1105dwell project.  In addition to the $8,000 Dwell Development incentive this project is also participating in the 3% lender credit available through Golf Savings.  We have [...]

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Telling the Green Building Story

One thing we have realized in our pursuit to build better homes is that it’s hard to tell the story of green building in the short amount of time that people are experiencing our homes on their first visit.  First impressions go a long way, and we have thought a lot about the best way to [...]

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HRV’s for Healthy Air Quality

Another one of the many features of 1105Dwell Development is the attention given to healthy indoor air quality.  We started with an extremely tight envelope; meaning we worked tirelessly to ensure that the house was as airtight as we could make it in order to lay the foundation for the efficiencies we were striving for.  The finishes [...]

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