Hot Summer, Passive House Cool

“What a beautiful hot summer day!” and                       “It feels wonderful to be home.”    Imagine sitting in your living room on a hot summer day.  Warm hues of sunlight… Read More


Modern Home Interiors: The Perfect Neutral

Unconstrained by design era elements, modern home interiors lend themselves beautifully to any choice in home decor and furnishings.  Peaceful, neutral clean lines leave you free to individualize your home to your heart’s desire without concern for period architecture clashing with… Read More


Yesterday’s Wisdom – Today’s Ecological Architecture

Contemporary Ecological Architecture, with lessons from the past Did you know that Socrates was an advocate of passive solar architecture?  In Xenophan’s Memorabilia, Socrates points to the practical use of passive solar design because “it is reasonable to suppose that… Read More


Building Your Passive House Dream Home

Designing & Building Your Passive House Dream Home At the Artisans Group, working with you to design and build your beautiful custom home is our passion.  One of our firm’s specialties is the design and construction of buildings to the… Read More


Multigenerational Custom Home

Is a multigenerational home right for you? It may be.  Family can be a great source of strength and vitality.  Family can be our safe port in a stormy sea.  For parents with demanding work schedules, knowing that your children… Read More


Almost…

It’s Getting Close After guiding another custom Passive House from rough idea to reality, it’s incredibly exciting to arrive with our clients at the threshold of their beautiful new lifestyle home, Delphi Passive House.  In our client’s words: “At our… Read More


2017 Passive House NW Conference

What:  2017 Passive House NW Conference Why is this so exciting?  The Passive House building standard leads to the most energy efficient buildings in the world.  It is a building science that demands a knowledge of site dynamics, data modeling,… Read More


Artisans Group – Industry Recognized Excellence

Industry Recognized Excellence – Working for You Professional Builder magazine, an industry leading publication “dedicated to serving the needs of the nation’s home building community,” released their 2017 national 40 under 40 Awards and…drum roll…our clients are the big winners!… Read More


Your Home, Improved

Modern Update or Tasteful Addition Whether it’s the architecture, neighborhood, or family history; your home is part of you, and you want your home to improve with you.  The Artisans Group is your team of experts, here to help make your… Read More


A Custom Home, from Design to Build

Design+Build = Your New Home Exactly As You Want It. Just as a kitchen that suits one person does not suit another, neither do entire homes.  The homes featured here are as unique as their owners’ wishes and lifestyles.  With… Read More