FINNE Architects
34 Reviews
BEST OF HOUZZ 2013-2018

Internationally recognized and based in Seattle, we design modern, highly crafted, sustainable custom homes as well as furniture, lighting, and hardware!
We have completed over 60 residential projects, both new construction and renovations.

We believe strongly in "smart sustainable" design and belong to the US Green Building Council. Our projects are all designed to qualify for LEED certification.

Our typical scope of services often includes interior design and some custom furnishings, light fixtures or cabinets. Nils Finne has designed over 75 custom furniture and lighting pieces. The custom work contributes to the idea of "Crafted Modernism," which is present in all FINNE projects. A client recently remarked that visitors to his house immediately start touching everything, the wood surfaces, the stone, and the steel. Sometimes we actually see with our hands, we touch a piece and somehow connect to its maker.

Services Provided
3D Rendering, Architectural Design, Architectural Drawings, Bathroom Design, Building Design, Custom Homes, Energy-Efficient Homes, Floor Plans, Green Building, Historic Building Conservation, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Remodeling, House Plans, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Remodeling, New Home Construction, Site Preparation, Space Planning, Staircase Design, Sustainable Design, Construction Drawings, Furniture & Lighting Design

Areas Served
Bainbridge Island, Ballard, Beacon Hill, Beaux Arts Village, Bellevue, Bothell, Brier, Clyde Hill, Cottage Lake, Eastgate, Edmonds, Esperance, Fairmount Park, Gatewood, Hunts Point, Indianola, Inglewood-Finn Hill, Kenmore, Kingsgate, Kingston, Kirkland, Lake Forest Park, Lynnwood, Manchester, Medina, Mercer Island, Mill Creek, Mountlake Terrace, Newcastle, North Beacon Hill, Rainier Valley, Redmond, Riverview, Seattle, Shoreline, Suquamish, Tukwila, White Center, Woodinville, Woodway, Yarrow Point, All states in USA

Certifications and Awards
GERMAN DESIGN AWARD 2019
BEST OF HOUZZ 2013-2018
2015 CANADIAN WOOD COUNCIL AWARD
2014 SILVER MEDAL IN A' INTERNAT'L DESIGN COMPETITION
2012 TRENDS Top 50 American Kitchen
2012 NW Design Award
2012 NW Design Award
2012 NW Design Award
2011 Americas Awards
2011 Marvin Architect Award
Seattle Architect with International Awards
Best of Houzz 2013 - 2018

Contact: Nils Finne
Location: 3800 Woodland Park Ave North
Seattle, WA 98103
License Number: WA 4112; CA 17570
Typical Job Costs: $500,000 - $5,000,000
The construction costs of our projects range from $475-$700 per square foot.
Commented: building a house with shipping containers Hello, Unfortunately, someone at HOUZZ tagged my Port Ludlow house as being built with shipping containers. That is not the case. So, I cannot help you and I have no experience whatsoever with shippin...
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Commented: The door is breath taking. Again, I apologize for not being able to help you. I designed the door and it is made by a Seattle-area company per our drawings and specifications. The door is not a commercial product. I design Cust...
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Commented: Where can one source the infill bamboo panel? Great job! Hi, ‘I am glad you like the Magnolia Renovation bamboo and Alaskan yellow cedar cabinet panels. The cabinet panels were completely custom. I sourced the bamboo and it was shipped from France. My cabin...
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Commented: Concrete Floor Colour & Product? HI, We use a product called Milestone over concrete. It was actually invented in Seattle by Don Miles. We developed a custom espresso color with some subtle mottling for the Mazama House.
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Commented: designer office I designed the Port Ludlow House. Nils Finne, FINNE Architects SEATTLE
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Commented: Low windows Hi, Sorry for the late reply. Yes, most of the low windows are operable, which brings in a very good airflow into the house. We also have high operable windows to generate air flow out of the house.
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FINNE Architects answered a question: The door is breath taking.