The Art of the Arch

That’s the thing with curves. While most architecture is rectilineal – all straight lines and squared angles – curves are often designed to soften a building’s impact, help the structure meld into the surrounding landscape. That’s why curves work particularly well near bodies of water, reflecting that sense of fluidity, or in rural and mountain …

Seattle Architecture: the Art of a Custom Gingerbread Village

We mentioned a few weeks ago that that our annual contribution to JDRF’s Gingerbread Village at the Sheraton is on display to the public. This week, we thought we’d give you a closer look at what goes in to this sweet Seattle architecture…and how similar the process is to our residential custom design projects! GHDA …

Guest Home for the Holidays

We’ve officially entered the busiest travel season of the year. Family and friends traverse the country to celebrate the holidays. We want our guests to feel welcome, warm, and at home when they visit, and a custom guest house designed by a Seattle architect provides proximity and privacy for any visitor. Our Touch of Normandy …

Sweet Seattle Architecture

It’s undeniable now: the holidays are here. (We hope you enjoyed a full and festive Thanksgiving!). We have a couple favorite holiday traditions at GHDA. One of those is our annual holiday card, and we’ll share this year’s design soon. The other is the JDRF Gingerbread Village, a showcase for Seattle architecture. Each year, our …

Seeking Symmetry

Out of classical thought came the idea that beauty lies in proportion, for without proportion, there is only chaos. Nested in that idea is longing for symmetry. Whether it’s flowers, furniture, or faces, the more symmetrical an object is, the more the human eye perceives beauty. Home architecture is no exception. When it comes to …

Design + Structure

GHA joins 49 other interior designers

A Home for Tennis

When our clients dream big, Gelotte Hommas Architecture turns zoning restrictions into creative opportunities.

Check Out the Gelotte Hommas Gingerbread Creation

It’s no secret that Gelotte Hommas is capable of creating some breath-taking projects. This season, that includes a gingerbread creation! Gelotte Hommas is participating in the 2011 JDRF Gingerbread Villageand need your help. If you haven’t taken a look at the beautiful gingerbread creation done by Gelotte Hommas, prepare to be amazed, its like no other …

Our Favorite Fireplaces

The holiday season is in full swing and if there is one spot in the home that is focused on the most during this time it’s the fireplace. The center point for all things warm and cozy, fireplaces can be designed to match any style, from modern to contemporary. If you are considering having a …

Join us for our first ever Twitter chat – #archIQ

Have you ever wished that you could corner an architect and ask them whatever you wanted for a half an hour? Well you are going to get that chance on Tuesday November 29th from 6:30 – 7:00 PM PST. Gelotte Hommas will be hosting a live chat on Twitter responding to any and all questions that you may …