Eagle’s Nest

In 1954, a family friend tells Olson, “When you become an architect, I want you to design my house!” The friend is twenty years old and Olson is sixteen at the time. Olson took note and in 1966, after getting his degree in architecture and after working for noted architect Ralph Anderson, Olson contacts the now thirty-two year old friend and says he’s ready to design her house. She agrees and with this project Olson starts his firm.

The house, located on a bluff above Filucy Bay in south Puget Sound, becomes a celebration in framing views to nature—a subject Olson continues to explore today. The project also represents Olson’s first commissioning of art for a project; Philip Levine creates bronze front door handles for the residence.

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