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


Notes from the Field- 222 Market a commercial renovation

Notes from the Field- 222 Market, a commercial renovation. During my time as a carpenter with the Artisans Group, I’ve mostly worked on Passive Houses, this has been my first commercial job with them. Renovation is always an adventure, but… Read More


You are invited to the 222 Market Grand Opening!

You are invited to the 222 Market Grand Opening! Mark your calendars, invite your friends, we are thrilled to announce the Grand Opening of the 222 Market on November 19th. The market will be open all day, but the festivities begin… Read More



Artisans Group in the Tour of Homes: August 20-21

Next weekend, August 20-21, marks our participation in the free annual Tour of Homes, where the work of local architects, builders and designers are featured, thanks to the Olympia Master Builders. Last year, one of our homes won Judges’ Choice… Read More


222 Market – Coming September 2016!

The past two years we’ve seen our commercial work greatly expand, and it continues to do so this summer with our masterminds teaming up with the fine folks behind one of Olympia’s much-welcomed revitalization projects–the 222 Market. After working on… Read More


North American Passive House Network in NYC!

Architect Tessa Smith and interior designer Roussa Cassel recently returned from the North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) Annual Conference…and some stomping around New York City in summer style. This annual event is a powerhouse of more than 750 leaders… Read More


2016 Top Places to Work!

We are pleased to announce that Business Examiner named Artisans Group in their line-up of 2016 Top Places to Work : Gratification Award. Nominees were assessed on five areas: Solidarity, Gratification, Equity, Appreciation and Integrity, with input from our very… 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