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 …

The Art of Architecture: A Designer Is a Planner

“A designer is a planner with an aesthetic sense.” Bruno Munari 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 …

Windows in Architecture Design

“I discovered windows one afternoon, and after that, nothing was ever the same.”  Anne Spollen Windows are a key feature in most homes, and architecture design enjoys a veritable feast of window options that let in light, seal in heat, control sound, and offer security for any home design. For now, let’s revel in the …

The Art of Architecture: Together

The art of conversation.

Blurring Boundaries Between Nature and Home

Stunning scenery graces so much of the Pacific Northwest, and natural beauty is a splendid asset to the design of any home. Even on the rainiest of days, rich home design unites the refuge of home with the wonder of the outdoors. We’ve collected several of our favorite architecture tips to help you take advantage …

The Art of Architecture: Assembled in the Light

“Architecture is a learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.” Le Corbusier