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Building Science + Elegant Design

A good house design can boost your well-being, slash your dependence on fossil fuels, and provide you with a bright, comfortable place to call home. Using principles of net-zero and green architecture, our custom homes are designed to last generations.

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Retail Build-Outs That Sing

Your retail space should function seamlessly for staff and welcome customers with an atmosphere that’s downright poetic. As sustainable architects, we bring form and function together in ways that surprise, delight, and work.

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Commercial Design

Working with our top-tier, women-led design team, you’ll compete smart with eye-catching sustainable architecture. Our experienced designers know how to manage time, budgets, and teams to get it done right.

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Featured In

Forbes

“[Artisans] has teamed with three municipalities…to deliver four distinctive designs featuring pre-approved construction sets eligible residents can obtain at no cost.”

ProBuilder

Tessa Bradley and Roussa Cassel selected to ProBuilder’s 2017 40 Under 40 Award

South Sound Business

“At Tessa Bradley’s Artisans Group, leadership works to make it a different story for women looking to make a way in their industry. ”

Seattle Times

"When they were ready to build, Artisans Group designed the house for these two active adults — a house where they could live in a thriving community; enjoy life, even as they grow older; and foster their health and happiness as they age."

New York Times

"The Artisans Group, in Olympia, Wash., which designed and built Mr. Freas’s home, has decided to split its six new passive projects, collaborating with the Germans on some and the Americans on others."

Passive House Accelerator

"Sheri Koones’ new book features a profile of Madison Passive House, designed and built by the Artisans Group."

The Olympian

"The home on the 1700 block of Fifth Avenue was prefabricated off-site and assembled in less than a week. It's an example of an emerging and more ..."

Dwell

"Established in 1997, Artisans Group in Olympia designs modern homes throughout the greater Seattle and Portland areas."

Thurston County Chamber

"Olympia is at the epicenter of the passive and small house movement, thanks, in part, to the work of Artisans Group."

Forbes

“[Artisans] has teamed with three municipalities…to deliver four distinctive designs featuring pre-approved construction sets eligible residents can obtain at no cost.”

ProBuilder

Tessa Bradley and Roussa Cassel selected to ProBuilder’s 2017 40 Under 40 Award

South Sound Business

“At Tessa Bradley’s Artisans Group, leadership works to make it a different story for women looking to make a way in their industry. ”

Seattle Times

"When they were ready to build, Artisans Group designed the house for these two active adults — a house where they could live in a thriving community; enjoy life, even as they grow older; and foster their health and happiness as they age."

New York Times

"The Artisans Group, in Olympia, Wash., which designed and built Mr. Freas’s home, has decided to split its six new passive projects, collaborating with the Germans on some and the Americans on others."

Passive House Accelerator

"Sheri Koones’ new book features a profile of Madison Passive House, designed and built by the Artisans Group."

The Olympian

"The home on the 1700 block of Fifth Avenue was prefabricated off-site and assembled in less than a week. It's an example of an emerging and more ..."

Dwell

"Established in 1997, Artisans Group in Olympia designs modern homes throughout the greater Seattle and Portland areas."

Thurston County Chamber

"Olympia is at the epicenter of the passive and small house movement, thanks, in part, to the work of Artisans Group."

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The forward-thinking “Passive House” technology came along as a bonus I hadn’t thought much about in advance—that turned out to be a remarkable advantage I wouldn’t want to be without.

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They dedicate their time and energy to make it perfect and amazing, thanx for everything.

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The heating bill open on the table is only for $10 but it’s been less than 40 degrees outside for weeks. My feet are always warm, I’ve almost forgotten about slippers.

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Our home is the warmest, brightest home we have ever lived in. That it can be warm, and comfortable, year-round, and operated inexpensively, with as many windows as we have, is remarkable.

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