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GHA 2013 holiday goodies

The Holidays are a big deal around here, and we spend many hours planning and preparing for our annual cards and gifts. Last year we came up with the GHA desktop calendar as a way to give a thoughtful gift that would last a bit longer through the year, and this year we took it […]

Gelotte Hommas Architecture raising awareness of men's health

Together let’s change the face of men’s health!

This year GHA is participating in Movember and the guys in our office have BRAVELY volunteered their faces for 30 days to help change the face of men’s health. Every participant is committing to no shaving for 30 DAYS and in the process donating $1 for every day they grow their mustache/beard bigger. At the […]

Designing the Perfect Open Floor Plan for Your Home

Designing the Perfect Open Floor Plan for Your Home

One of the hottest trends in home design right now are open floor plan designs, and it’s easy to see why they’re so popular. This trend really creates a dynamic space for entertaining, is super efficient for living, and can be the best flow for movement around the house. When you’re thinking of creating an […]

The Benefits and Disadvantages of Granite Kitchen Countertops

The Benefits and Disadvantages of Granite Kitchen Countertops

The kitchen is, in many cases, the vital life-center of a home. Many people enjoy cooking and want to explore cuisine as thoroughly as possible. A popular trend in gourmet kitchens is to have a granite kitchen countertop theme. If you’re trying to decide on whether or not granite is right for you, here are […]

How to Pick the Right Architect for Your Project

How to Pick the Right Architect for Your Project

When it comes to building your dreams and turning them into a reality, how to choose the right architect can play a pivotal role in the process. Regardless of your project’s budget, you need someone who you can trust to help turn your ideas into something solid and true. Here are a few important considerations […]

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Project House-Float commences tomorrow!

Our project English Country Estate begins demolition tomorrow, and this is not your average demo. The clients came to us wanting to build a gorgeous new English Estate, but they wanted to salvage the existing home by moving it to their property in the San Juan Islands. Starting tomorrow the existing home will be cut […]

The bath tub has a silver finish on the outside adding luster and elegance

French Colonial home in the Issaquah Highlands

We love to show off our projects, and this one is particularly gorgeous. Westview Manor is a modern colonial style home with luxury and elegance around every corner. The home was designed for aging in place, and has a lovely spacious open floor plan. No detail was overlooked for both comfort and luxury. Check out […]

Casa del sol home from Gelotte Hommas

Western Exposure: A room with a view

With the weather slowly warming to reveal the temperatures of Spring and Summer, we naturally gravitate outdoors. Whether you’re a kayak enthusiast, bicyclist, or just enjoy a glass of wine out on a patio, chances are you’ll find yourself outside a lot more this season. Windows aren’t just the eyes of the home–They allow you […]

Thirty years of memories

The orchestra of architecture

Monday April 1st was the thirty year anniversary here at Gelotte Hommas Architecture. Over the last thirty years the firm has had hundreds of clients, made thousands of connections and overall created some really meaningful relationships. On Monday night we opened our doors to all of them to say thank you. We recognize just how […]

Gig Harbor Home - 20 WEB SIZE

Coastal Cove House

As the East coast gets hit with a massive winter storm, I thought we could all use some warm thoughts of summer. Check out one of our recently finished projects Coastal Cove House

In Progress

How to float a house through the Ballard Locks

Our project English Country Estate commenced on Monday by removing the existing house and floating it up to the San Juans via barge. That’s roughly a 100 nautical miles or so from where it started. The process went smoothly, and everyone had a really fun time watching the feat of engineering take place. To see […]

Inspirations

The Appeal of the Modern Home: Architecture Styles [the gallery]

The Appeal of the Modern Home: Architecture Styles [the gallery]

By definition, modern architecture is an ever-changing style. Current modern design encompasses new technology to make homes easier to build and more efficient to operate using less traditional materials like concrete and steel. Modern design is always on the hunt for clutter, looking for ways to reduce it and eliminate it altogether. Elements of nature […]

Recent Projects

Ideas for Building the Perfect Cottage

Ideas for Building the Perfect Cottage

The perfect cottage-style home is a dream for many people, but they can be hard to come by in the real estate market. While there may not be many on the market, there are plenty of ways to get a storybook cottage of your very own, just use the following ideas: The traditional storybook cottage […]

Remodeling

Nominate GHA on Houzz & get entered to win an iPad. Win-Win!

Nominate GHA on Houzz & get entered to win an iPad. Win-Win!

As most of you know we love the online database Houzz.com. From Architects, to Interior designers Houzz showcases design professionals nationwide. If you are looking for someone to help you with your next remodel, paint colors for your bathroom, tile for your kitchen, or some new trees to plant in your garden – then Houzz is […]

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