Passive House News – August 2017

What’s Up – Passive House News – August 2017 Hello!  It’s time for another update of Passive House News from your Pacific Northwest Passive House design+build firm!  Whew – life is pretty exciting when it’s exclaimed! On with the news!… 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


Delphi Passive House – Seattle sun sun sun!

Pacific Northwesterners know it, people in lab coats know it, and all those people who moved to California 40 years ago knew it; the kiss of sunlight helps us feel wonderful.  Its radiance inspires art and accomplishment.  Yet, Seattle’s 152… Read More



Multi-Gen House: Seattle Metro Multi Generation Home

Multi Gen:  Designed and built as an enduring family legacy, this incredible home is divided between four soundproofed living units complete with kitchens and bathrooms.  All units spill into common use areas, providing both privacy and social activities for each… Read More


Dreamy Light & Custom Design

Every design of ours tells a story, a piece of the narrative of the people living inside and what is important to them. And because of that intertwining of their story and ours, our work is deeply personal. So when… Read More


Evolution of a Passive House

At the beginning of this year, we reported on the evolution of the Passive House project we call the Vogel House. At that time, the framing and air sealing were being completed, and we are happy to report that this… Read More


Olympia, We Love You

We love our hometown of Olympia, Washington. It’s beautiful, by the water, has great history and is home to The Evergreen State College, which many of us here at Artisans Group call Alma mater. Outdoor Magazine named it one of… Read More


Seattle Passive House

Just a short ferry ride north of Seattle is the beautiful, historic town of Port Townsend. There we recently completed Heron Haus, a stunning Passive House.  The home is only just finished so the photos are not as refined, but… Read More


Vogel Haus: A Certified Passive House in the Making

We added all of our Olympia and Seattle Passive Houses we have designed and built (including the work we are building this year) and we are up to more than 18 homes!  It’s inspiring to be a part of such a successful… Read More