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


Passive House Northwest & ‘Ménage à Trois’

Two weeks ago, 9 members of our Artisans Group team spent the weekend in Portland, OR for a time of company bonding and to attend the Passive House Northwest (PHNW) annual conference. With its focus on ‘Building a Carbon Zero… Read More


Passive House Design Lecture

Artisans Group co-founder Tessa Smith & Intern Architect Roussa Cassel had the pleasure to share their Passive House design lecture at the University of Oregon’s Architecture department.  The topic of discussion was ‘Passive House: Aesthetics’… or at times, lack thereof! Passive… Read More


We’re Hiring: Seattle Site Supervisor!

The Artisans Group is now hiring a Seattle Site Supervisor as we expand out of Olympia and into the Seattle market!  As a Passive House Design Build firm with over 15 Passive projects under our belt, Seattle has become an… Read More