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Our Island Passive House is on the Northwest Green Home Tour!

The Artisans Group is excited to be on the 2014 Northwest Green Home Tour. Come see us at our Island Passive House location from 11am-5pm on Saturday and Sunday, April 26th and 27th. For more information and directions, visit: .

Also, call Randy Foster at (360)870-2526 or Tessa Smith at (360)870-6280, co-owners of The Artisans Group, with additional questions.

Link to Shaw Island ferry schedule from Anacortes:

For more information about the NW Green Tour's other locations, see



Island Passive House

168 Nelsen Lane Shaw Island, WA  98286

Project Features

NW Energy Star and Passive House Certified

Site Description

Every inch of this ultra modern and sleek, energy efficient glass box is put to good use, from its pinwheel design with pre-manufactured walls and mechanical core to its floor to ceiling glass connecting the house firmly to its stunning mountainous site. The project's language is one of simplicity and elegance, resulting in an understated and solid but magnificent island home, perfect for the clients, a retired couple seeking a refuge from clutter and over stimulation. Designed to be flexible, adaptable, and flowing, the effortless traffic patterns support the small homes long sight lines and sense of spaciousness despite its small size. This home is open for viewing both Saturday, April 26th and Sunday, April 27th. Photo credit: Art Gray of Art Gray Photography.