Archive Apr. 2015

9
Apr

Northwest Green Home Tour 2015

Events, Home Tour, Method Homes, Modular, Phinney Ridge, Prefab, Prefab/Modular, Residential | Comments Off on Northwest Green Home Tour 2015

Join us this year on the Northwest Green Home Tour. Our Phinney Ridge Prefab House built in collaboration with Method Homes and Heartwood Builders will be featured on the Sunday tour. The tour is free but you will need to signup online to gain access to the houses on the tour. For more info visit: […]

24
Jan

PNA Home Design and Remodel Fair 2015

Events, Phinney Ridge, Remodeling, Tips | Comments Off on PNA Home Design and Remodel Fair 2015

We’re excited to be a part of the 2015 PNA Home Design & Remodel Fair this Sunday at the Phinney Center. Stop by and say hi if you’re in the neighborhood. http://www.phinneycenter.org/homefair/. Tickets are available at the door. Don’t forgot to your 2 for 1 coupon on the Phinney Neighborhood Association’s facebook page.

20
Oct

Fine Homebuilding Kitchen and Baths 2014

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Our Lynnwood Kitchen Remodel is featured in Fine Homebuilding’s 2014 Kitchen & Baths Issue. We worked with our contractor, 36th Ave Design Build, and cabinet maker Semihandmade to provide a cost effective custom cabinet solution using Ikea cabinet boxes and custom sized Douglas Fir slab doors and end panels. You can see more examples of […]

11
Oct

Docomomo US Tour Day 2014

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Join Docomomo WEWA today for Docomomo US Tour Day 2014! The Little Finn Hill neighborhood in Kirkland, Washington is home to a collection of modest, mid-century modern residences designed by revered Northwest architect Paul Hayden Kirk and built for developer Richard G. Robinson in 1954-1955. Docomomo WEWA invites you to explore this community of livable […]

28
Sep

N-K House Remodel

Remodeling, Residential | Comments Off on N-K House Remodel

This remodel to a craftsman home in Seattle’s Ravenna neighborhood consisted of a small addition, a bathroom remodel, basement remodel and reconfiguration of the floor plan and stairway to open up the house to the backyard and make the basement access pathway more inviting. Larger basement windows with window wells were added to both provide […]

1
Aug

TDX Renovation work begins

Commercial, Construction, In Progress, Multi-family/Mixed Use, Phasing, Remodeling, Residential, Seattle | Comments Off on TDX Renovation work begins

Construction is now underway on the renovation of Theta Delta Chi at the University of Washington. Work is beginning on the portico deck. Improvements to this portion of the building will include rot and damage repair, repairing of the columns & capitals, railing repair, a new waterproof deck, and improved access to the deck. Additional […]

5
May

Home Design 101 – Working With An Architect

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Dreaming about a project and not sure where to start? Trying to figure out how to make the most of your budget? Curious about green design or how to plan for your family’s changing needs? Whether your project is a small remodel or new construction–or if you are just curious about the design process–AIA architects […]

11
Apr

LIV Apartments Site Tour

Construction, Multi-family/Mixed Use | Comments Off on LIV Apartments Site Tour

This Friday some of the office ventured out to the construction site of our largest ongoing multi-family residential project – the LIV Apartments. We were there to observe ongoing wood framing, progress with the post tensioned concrete pours, and to generally become familiar with the project by touring the site. LIV Apartments is situated half […]

3
Apr

Northwest Green Home Tour

Events, Green, Sustainability | Comments Off on Northwest Green Home Tour

Northwest Green Home Tour. A free public tour of green new homes and remodels in the Seattle area. In its fourth year, the Northwest Green Home tour, seeks to promote modern eco-conscious residential design by exposing the public to 35 home sites that embody the sustainable ethos. This free tour is an event hosted by […]

21
Mar

Seattle Modern Home Tour

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Ring in the start of spring this weekend and celebrate the warm weather and sunshine rolling into town with an all day modern home tour! Saturday March 22nd the Seattle Modern Home Tour takes place from 11am to 5pm. If you’re quick and can get your tickets today they’re $30, otherwise day of tickets will […]

14
Mar

Prefab Homebuyer Seminar

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A Class for Homebuyers Pursuing New Construction Projects Join Grouparchitect and our partners to learn specifics on searching for land, site and building costs, the permit process, architectural design, and more. Bring your questions and let our team help you navigate the building process. Presenting Partners Method Homes Method Homes’ mission is grounded in the […]

7
Mar

Home Design 101 – Working with an Architect

Events, Resources, Tips | Comments Off on Home Design 101 – Working with an Architect

Dreaming about a project and not sure where to start? Trying to figure out how to make the most of your budget? Curious about green design or how to plan for your family’s changing needs? Whether your project is a small remodel or new construction–or if you are just curious about the design process–AIA architects […]

21
Feb

How to Choose an Architect for Your Project?

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Licensed architects are specialists. Part of becoming one is to understand a multitude of details, products, and technologies within a specific field of design. This only happens with years of experience and continuing education. In order to find the right residential architect you’ve got to ask the right questions. Here are a few… Brought to […]

17
Feb

JOB OPPORTUNITIES AT GROUPARCHITECT

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Project Architect / Designer Grouparchitect is an award winning service oriented collaborative design firm hiring for a Project Architect / Designer position. Applicants should possess excellent technical, organizational, communication, and customer service skills to design and manage all aspects of projects, with various levels of complexity. Expectations include demonstrating creative and concise problem solving abilities, […]

14
Feb

Seattle Home Show 2014

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The Seattle Home Show, the largest consumer home show in the northwest, is back from February 15th to 23rd at the CenturyLink Field Event Center. Product representatives from across the residential design, construction and product spectrum will be on hand to present their services and products to consumers, prospective home buyers, owners, and builders. With […]

7
Feb

Grouparchitect of Seattle Receives Best Of Houzz 2014 Award

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Grouparchitect of Seattle Receives Best Of Houzz 2014 Award Annual Survey and Analysis of 16 Million Monthly Users Reveals Top-Rated Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals Seattle, WA, February 4, 2014 – Grouparchitect of Seattle, Washington has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The 11-year old architectural […]

1
Feb

Who Needs an Architect?

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Architects work on projects of all sizes and complexity. They add value from design and construction to the resale of your home. Who needs an architect? You do. You can’t afford not to hire one. Brought to you by CRAN, the custom residential architects network. A knowledge community of the American Institute of Architects. More […]

24
Jan

Sibling House

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The local non-profit organization Sibling House has just passed a huge milestone of 225 homes within their network of foster care households. We are proud to have a continuing partnership with this company and have been engaged in projects with them since early 2009. Learn how you can make a difference in the lives of […]

23
Jan

Open Houzz Seattle

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Grouparchitect’s Brian Palidar, Scott Labenz, and Alesha Quam recently attended the Open Houzz Seattle event on January 22, hosted by the brand new Kohler Signature Store by Keller Supply on 116th Ave NE in Bellevue. Houzz make annual presentations to the Seattle-area design community to provide insight into recent trends in what homeowners, design and […]

20
Jan

Phinney Home Design and Remodel Fair

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It’s that time of year again for all of us at grouparchitect! The exciting Phinney Home Design and Remodel Fair is right around the corner on Sunday January 26. This will be our third year participating in this exhibition of residential products and design, and will be housed in the big blue Phinney Center at […]