Design-Build Firm Benefits

We bring your dream home to life through Design-Build, the perfect marriage of art and construction.  From first conversations to when you move into your new home, everyone on your team- visionary designers, skilled draftsmen, dedicated project managers, artisan carpenters and impeccable bookkeepers  — brings a dedication to simplifying the process and making it enjoyable, educational and satisfying.

Our expertly streamlined process, saves you time, headaches and money without sacrificing artistic design.

In the typical Design-Bid-Build process, you, as the owner, must contract with many different entities. You need to secure an architect and finalize design. Then you have to bid the project out and choose a general contractor.  Finally, to ensure your interests, including aesthetics, livability of design, quality of build and financials are constantly aligned and in check, you need to act as intermediary.

With us, your project is under one roof.  A fully integrated, seamless process, managed by a team of experts who will advocate for your interests from start to finish.  This leaves you free to focus on the most important and fun part, collaboration with your team to bring your dream to life.

Design-Build allows for the ultimate in collaboration and flexibility.

  • Architects work closely with other members of your team.  This keeps architectural interest intact and your vision at the forefront. And also avoids unforeseen cost and delays.
  • Flexibility means field personnel can call architects and designers to clarify plans, or make fluid changes at almost any point. This also keeps budgets on track.
  • Dedicated project managers manage all subcontractors and in house craftsmen.  By being there from the start, experts in construction can work with design to make sure your ideas are feasible and within your budget.
  • Everyone designing and managing your project is your advocate, in-house and available.  They understand all the ins and outs of your project and work seamlessly together toward the same goal. This ultimately saves you time and money and brings peace of mind throughout the whole process.

We are also highly transparent with clients, partners, and employees. Working together as a tight-knit team delivers our exceptional quality at competitive cost.

Our team works together every single day, pulling in a consistent direction and working towards a singular end — your perfect home.

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“Our experience of working with the Artisans Group was remarkably smooth. The outcome exceeded our expectations. We feel we got what we paid for – a well-built home using much less energy than the average home, that will be comfortable to live in for many years, with no headaches during the building process.”- Debbie L

Island Passive House

Island Passive House - built 200X 1533 sf, Shaw Island, San Juans, WA