Our specialized holistic design process symbiotically fuses key design elements of landscape design, interior design, and architecture as a singular compelling vision. The intuitive integration of these separate art forms; we believe, is critical in the creation of any successful space. There is something intangible and magical when a design comes together in a complete manner – it's something that touches your soul and awakens you inside. It's not forced, but rather timeless and elegant. It is this quiet and indefinable power that we bring to every project we produce.
A building should create intimacy, frame a view, make us feel small in scale, or cozy and protected. It is successful when it can frame nature and bring the exterior landscape closer, when glass becomes invisible - to blur or erase the lines between the exterior and interior. It should expand the interior space, and at the same time capture the natural world around us. Architecture should be alive - it should allow the sun to move within it, harness its energy, and control it to meet our needs. A home should provide peace, serenity, and protection.
Service is what earns respect and provides results. With decades of successful design service and repeat clientele, our reputation for performance and excellence in design is well known. Garret Cord Werner offers complete design services from architecture to interiors and hard landscape integration, including residential, commercial, and hospitality. Our firm has completed projects in various countries and locations around the world. If you have any questions about our services, please contact us for details. We would be happy to discuss your project with you. Garret Cord Werner LLC is a registered architectural firm in Washington State and member of the AIA Seattle. All services listed below may not be available in all areas… In Vancouver, B.C. and some other out of state areas where we are not locally registered architects, only "home design" & permit drawings are provided per regulatory requirements and definitions. Our firm provides the following services:
What we do as architects & designers is not an automated process. Our profession is unlike any other, it is both an art and a science. There is no magic formula that works on any given project. Our work requires expertise on many levels, one that involves on one hand; a very calculated and detailed knowledge of construction, building codes, and ordinances; and on the other hand, is a very intuitive, theoretical, intrinsic, and artistic matrix of skills that come together simultaneously.