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



BIG House: Almost Passive House near Seattle

The BIG House is a multi-generational, almost Passive House, Located on Echo Lake in Shoreline, just north of Seattle, Washington.  Designed and built as an enduring family legacy, this house is divided between four soundproofed units, each spilling into common… 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 our very stunning Passive House we call the Heron Haus! The home is only just finished so the photos are… 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


Olympia’s Passive House and Remodeling Specialists

As our Passive House portfolio continues to grow in the Seattle market, our roots deepen as Olympia’s Passive House and remodeling specialists.  We have three Passive House projects actively under construction in the Olympia area right now. One of these… Read More


Cedar Haus- A Passive House Prodigy

Cedar Haus- A Passive House Prodigy is a testament to the beauty that can be achieved with Passive House or high performing energy efficient home.  “I want a Passive House, but they are so Ugly?” We hear that all the time… Read More