Designs Northwest Architects is one of the Pacific Northwests leading residential architecture and planning firms,recognized for its innovative exploration of design. Primarily serving the region from Seattle to the beautiful Skagit Valley and San Juan Islands.

Dan Nelson has been the principal architect at Designs Northwest Architects for over twenty two years and specializes in custom residential and waterfront homes.

Homes designed by Dan have been featured in International publications (The Lake Union Float Home is featured in the June/July 2012 issue of the French publication Architecture BOIS ), as well as national and regional publications such as
Better Homes and Gardens: Week End Homes, Remodeling Ideas For Your Home and Home Plan Ideas. His houses have also been featured in Seattle Homes and Lifestyle Magazine, and Northwest Home Magazine.

Recently his work has been posted on several popular architectural web sites including : Contemporist, Architizer, and Freshome.

Designs Northwest Architects has received twelve awards for design excellence from the Northwest Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, and in January 2012 the Lake Union Float Home was selected for the Northwest Home - Seattle A.I.A. Home of the Month tour.

Service Provided
Architecture, Master Planing, Interior Design.

Area Served
Seattle, Everett, Stanwood/ Camano Isand, Skagit Valley, San Juan Islands

Certification and Awards
Boston Architectural College, Bachelor of Architecture 1982

Columbia University, MS in Architecture 1984
and Building Design 1983

Dan has received 12 Awards for Design Excellence from the Northwest Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Contact: Dan Nelson
10031 SR 532, Ste B, Stanwood, Wa. 2316 Fairview Ave.E.
Seattle, WA 98102
License Number: AIA # 30104946
Commented: I love the ceiling, how did you get the black joins? The joints are reveals between the wood panels. The ceiling is painted black and there is a one inch space between the panels. Take Care, Dan
September 8, 2014 in Photo Questions  
Commented: Stain color? The home owner selected the stain color on this one. The stone is Montana Ledge Stone. You could get a sample of the stone and go to your local paint store and find a stain that would complement it. Hope...
September 8, 2014 in Photo Questions  
Commented: door color The home owner selected the paint color for the exterior of this house as well as the interiors. She did a great job ! Dan
September 8, 2014 in Photo Questions  
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