The Art of Architecture: Ever Practicing

We pursue the art of architecture in everything we do. Every doodle, sketch, and stroke of the pen is an opportunity to push our understanding of the art and uncover new depths. This is the art of architecture.

A New Old House

Two philosophies prevail when it comes to historic remodels: to make it bold or to make it blend. Prague’s Dancing House exemplifies a bold, new addition to an old neighborhood. The deconstructionist-style structure stands in stark contrast to the gothic and art nouveau buildings around it. Dancing House certainly makes a statement, but some argue …

The Art of Architecture: A Beautiful Life

“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life.” Frank Lloyd Wright

The Art of Architecture: Collected

The art of architecture is the core of what we do. Designing a home is an act of creation and artistry. It’s an investment in an art for daily life, an art that uniquely fits your needs and your lifestyle. As we practice the art of architecture, we begin with the age-old tools of our craft–paints, …

The Art of Architecture: In Pursuit of Art

The art of architecture takes the most essential elements—water, stone, wood, and order—and arranges them in new and beautiful forms.

October 6: Exclusive Presentation and Open House

The Invitation Gelotte Hommas Drivdahl Architecture is pleased to invite you to an exclusive presentation on “Designing the Art of Architecture” and a private tour of our Hamish House project on October 6. We truly believe that your home should be a work of art–and a work of art that uniquely captures your lifestyle. We’d …

5 More Fireplace Designs for Fall

The fireplace is the quintessential place where beauty and comfort meet. It provides the basic human necessity of warmth amid the cooler seasons, often with character and elegance. Great fireplace design brings beauty and delight to the home. Art & Warmth Canvas and Light frames the classic fireplace design with color and light. A striking painting …

The Art of the Pool House

This article was originally published by DTF Design. When a tech savvy couple from Northern California found and purchased a rare and tranquil 5-acre property in Redmond, WA, they knew they wanted to take advantage of the peaceful setting and build their dream home and accompanying pool house. With years of thought and planning going …

Open Kitchens for Contemporary Living

Classic or contemporary, the kitchen is the center of the home. Industry experts report that while overall home size is getting smaller, particularly in urban areas, kitchen sizes are staying the same or even getting larger. This is due to the fact that the kitchen has replaced the living room as the central gathering place for …

6 Tips for a Great Relationship with Your Home Design Team

Architecture is a pursuit of artistry. From initial conversation to final construction, home architectural design is a journey. When clients first approached us with the Ratio House project, they came with a desire to breathe new life into a dated water-view home. They had a vision, but they wanted a professional architect to help craft …