Art of Architecture: Making an Entrance

Each sketch is a new adventure. It’s an exploration of the history of design, a rediscovery of age old design philosophies in a new context. It’s a challenge and a delight. This is the art of architecture.

The Art of Architecture: Painting Comfort

“A great building must begin with the immeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed, and in the end must be unmeasured.” Louis Kahn

Art of Architecture: Winter Dreams

Wishing you the merriest of Christmases and the best of New Years from the Gelotte Hommas Drivdahl Team! This depiction of our Lakefront Gothic project graced the front of our 2001 holiday card.

Whimsy in the Details

Great design thrives in the details. In the particular curve of a staircase. In meticulously crafted eaves. In the blending of a home into the hillside. It creates character in a luxury home and fosters a constant state of curiosity for homeowner and guest alike. Seattle architecture company  Gelotte Hommas Drivdahl’s Lakefront Gothic project relishes …

Defining Characteristics of Gothic Architecture for Your Home

Castles are the most popular examples of Gothic architecture, but this style can also be applied to homes. This type of architecture dates back to Medieval times, when people went to great lengths to make their dwellings seem light and airy. These are some of the defining characteristics of Gothic architecture that can be incorporated …