Festivities and the Force

The holidays are always a fun and festive time of year, but this year they are particularly exciting for Star Wars fans. In honor of the release of the newest movie, the Sheraton Hotel in Downtown Seattle decided to make their 23rd annual gingerbread display have a Star Wars theme. Six local architecture firms, including …

LUXE Battle of the Chefs

At Gelotte Hommas Architecture, creating amazing custom homes may be our passion, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun and give back to the community. In September our own Scott Hommas participated in LUXE Magazine’s Battle of the Chefs. The event took place at the beautiful Dellile Wine Cellars in Woodenville with a huge …

GHA 2013 holiday goodies

The Holidays are a big deal around here, and we spend many hours planning and preparing for our annual cards and gifts. Last year we came up with the GHA desktop calendar as a way to give a thoughtful gift that would last a bit longer through the year, and this year we took it …

New Home Sales Are On the Rise

As the economy struggles to right itself, mortgage rates have steadily increased after record lows just a few years earlier. Though many people were still reluctant to make a home purchase at the first sign of the increase, the trend seems to be reversing as an increase in August new home sales indicates. Up by …

Together let’s change the face of men’s health!

This year GHA is participating in Movember and the guys in our office have BRAVELY volunteered their faces for 30 days to help change the face of men’s health. Every participant is committing to no shaving for 30 DAYS and in the process donating $1 for every day they grow their mustache/beard bigger. At the …

How to float a house through the Ballard Locks

Our project English Country Estate commenced on Monday by removing the existing house and floating it up to the San Juans via barge. That’s roughly a 100 nautical miles or so from where it started. The process went smoothly, and everyone had a really fun time watching the feat of engineering take place. To see …

GHA Names Eric Drivdahl as Principal

GELOTTE HOMMAS ARCHITECTURE BRINGS ON ERIC DRIVDAHL AS PRINCIPAL Seattle, WA – Sept. 12, 2013 — GELOTTE HOMMAS ARCHITECTURE, a nationally recognized custom residential architecture firm based in Bellevue, has brought Eric Drivdahl on as the third Principal of the firm. The announcement was made by the two owners, and Principals of the firm Curtis …

Project House-Float commences tomorrow!

Our project English Country Estate begins demolition tomorrow, and this is not your average demo. The clients came to us wanting to build a gorgeous new English Estate, but they wanted to salvage the existing home by moving it to their property in the San Juan Islands. Starting tomorrow the existing home will be cut …

Gelotte Hommas is going MAD for #SOCIALMADNESS

The Puget Sound Business Journal has an annual competition where they try and find out the most socially acceptable organizations around. The Puget Sound Business Journal has dubbed this competition #SocialMadness and it’s pretty awesome. In order to even be apart of the madness your organization has to be nominated, and GHA found out today …

Local non-profit making waves globally

One of the things we love is seeing a local company take things global, and that’s just what Pilgrim Africa has done. In fact, we are so inspired by what they are doing we have decided to partner with them. Pilgrim Africa was founded in 2001 in response to the plight of more than 1.5 …