The Art of Architecture: Open Spaces

“A design isn’t finished until someone is using it.” Brenda Laurel

The Art of Architecture: A Sense of Wonder

The art of architecture awakens our senses to the beauty around us. It captures patterns, ratios, elements, textures, and colors and brings forth elegance and inspiration. 

4 Ways BIM Technology Helps You Build Your Dream Home

As architects, we’re immersed in every aspect of home design. We naturally think and visualize in terms of space and depth and light and everything that impacts exquisite custom design. We love helping our clients visualize their custom home projects in the same ways we do. That’s why we love building information modeling (BIM). BIM …

The Art of Architecture: At Home in Nature

“Whatever good things we build end up building us.” Jim Rohn

The Art of Architecture: Wood and Stone

The art of architecture transcends trends and moves beyond schools of design. It captures ageless beauty in any form and carries it forward to new generations. Gelotte Hommas Drivdahl Architecture approaches every home design with an eye to the client’s unique needs and tastes. From contemporary residences to a traditional homes, we create spaces that …

Crafting a Family Home

“Form follows function – that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.” Frank Lloyd Wright We put every effort into making each custom home beautiful, yet we also recognize the everyday lives led within the walls of our home designs. Families dine, wash laundry, play, and launch their …

The Art of Architecture: As Beautiful as You

“Good architecture is like a good therapy session, a good marriage, a good poem – gently and almost invisibly allowing you to be you, as flawed and as beautiful as you are.” Robert Sullivan Gelotte Hommas Drivdahl Architecture approaches every home design with an eye to the client’s unique needs and tastes. From contemporary residences …

The Art of Architecture: Imagination

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you anywhere.” Albert Einstein

The Art of Architecture: For People

“People ignore design that ignores people.” Frank Chimero Gelotte Hommas Drivdahl Architecture approaches every home design with an eye to the client’s unique needs and tastes. From contemporary residences to a traditional homes, we create spaces that work in harmony and provide beauty for daily life. Contact us to learn more about building your custom home.

Cedar Shingle Cottage

Storybook roofs and their cedar shingles are special beasts. Their gables, eaves, and slopes offer incomparable character, and storybook roofs are easily the most recognizable in the neighborhood. However, the very features that add so much personality to the home also pose a unique challenge when it comes time to reroof. So learned two Seattle …