Dwelling on Windows

“I discovered windows one afternoon, and after that, nothing was ever the same.”  Anne Spollen Windows are a key feature in most homes—especially for the Pacific Northwest natives who peak through the window each morning to determine how waterproof their shoes ought to be that day! At one point, windows were merely small holes in …

The Tangible Scar

Today is Veteran’s Day—the anniversary of the end of “the war to end all wars” and an opportunity to honor all men and women who have served the United States through military duty. Today, we’ll also divert from our usual genre and explore the story in architecture of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. War memorials present …

Finding Warmth in an Eclectic Home Library

All avid readers dream of a luxury home library where they can get lost in the pages of a good book. The eclectically designed Medina lake house, Hitari, showcases a unique, romantic library that is sure to pique the interest of any book lover. Here’s how GHDA and this homeowner blended tone, structure, eclectic interests, and imagination to create …

Exposed Wooden Beams Enchant in this Striking Home

Wood, Stone, Water features  dramatic, award-winning custom residential architecture by Gelotte Hommas Architects. Its most engaging features are the ubiquitous wooden beams that encase the interior of the home. We’ve selected three spaces that best showcase the dramatic exposed beams. Upstairs Hallway The upstairs hallways showcase a dynamic combination of wood and stone. The ceilings …

Intelligent Design: 9 Ways to Hide Your Home Tech

TV screens and charging cables don’t have to clutter your home’s beautiful design. Here are some creative ways to hide your home tech!

Designing Peace

The art of crafting a monument to peace.

A Home with a View

Draw inspiration from classic Japanese architecture.

Signature Work (and a sneak peak!)

This week, we’re thrilled to be one of fifty architects, interior designers, and builders featured in Structure and Design, a book that highlights residential designs from leading professionals across the nation.

A Home for Tennis

When our clients dream big, Gelotte Hommas Architecture turns zoning restrictions into creative opportunities.