The Self Sufficient House: A Zero Energy Home

If you weren’t able to attend the 2011 Built Green Conference, then we hate you missed out, but we do have some great information on what’s going on in the green focused architectural community around Bellevue and Seattle. One of the ideas that we loved to see discussed at the conference was that of a Zero …

Upcoming Events For Gelotte Hommas, Including the Built Green Conference

Architects are an active, engaging group that thrive on interaction, creativity, and the exchange of ideas. Any given month, there’s usually at least one big event in the world of architecture, but September is looking to be an intensely busy month. To keep you up to date on the happenings at Gelotte Hommas, we’ve included …

Our Experience at the MOB Garden Party

Recently our very own Scott Hommas was invited to attend a wonderful MOB Garden Party to support thePacific Northwest Ballet. Garden parties are a great way to celebrate the summer and a great cause or organization, like the Pacific Northwest Ballet, as well as a great way to enjoy your outdoor living space and the great …

GHA Scavenger hunt – and there is a PRIZE on the line!

We just got something  back from the printer – take a look! This poster is one of our newest projects aptly named Cedar Haven. Where is this amazing poster going? We are so glad you asked! This beauty is going on display in the AIA office in downtown Seattle. You want to know something else? We have one other poster hung there …

Get Ready for the Seattle Design Festival

As a member of AIA, Gelotte Hommas Architecture is more than ready for the Seattle Design Festival, coming up next month in Washington state. This year’s event is sure to be as wonderful as years past, if not better. Also this year, our firm will have a wonderful surprise to announce. The 2011 Seattle Design Festival …

Tell Us About Your Architectural Style

Gelotte Hommas Architecture may design beautiful homes, but as the cliche adage goes, “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” The homes we create are considered beautiful because of their expert craftsmanship and the techniques used to create them, but also because they contain elements that our clients are looking for in their home or building. With …

Our own Eric Drivdahl featured in “40 under 40″!

It would be easy for us to sit back and gloat as our own project manager Eric Drivdahl celebrates being honored in “40 under 40” by the magazine Professional Builder, but we will hold back.  After all we DID teach him all he knows about architecture, or was it the other way around?… None the less, within …

Take a Walking Tour of Seattle’s Architecture

In Seattle it is easy to be distracted by the big names across the skyline. While we do have some iconic structures, like the Space Needle and Smith Tower, there is so much more to be found around Seattle. Take a walking tour of Seattle’s architecture to capture the real beauty in the buildings all …

Become an Architect for Two Weeks in Seattle

Are you a huge fan of architecture and architectural design in Seattle, but not a member of the trade? Get a glimpse and the experience of an architect’s life and outlook in a two week course of the University of Washington. As part of their Summer Youth Programs, the University of Washington is hosting “Community …

Share Your Experiences from the Annual Architecture Model Exhibit

The 14th Annual Architecture Model Exhibit concluded last week for the Seattle Architecture Foundation. Gelotte Hommas had been included in that showing, and would like to extend thanks to all of you who were able to make it out to see the exhibit at Pacific Place. In addition to our thanks, we would also like …