AOME News & Items of Interest

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A Recent Works volume of AOME Architects, recounting the tale of how an amazing Japanese artifact was incorporated into the front entry door of a contemporary home.

Awards

  • We are delighted to have been named the Top Seattle Architect among 270 firms that were rated by the Industry Oversight Report in 2022. Practices were rated across a range of salient criteria including commitment to excellence and customer service. AOME were praised for providing high levels of service to our customers. “The structure of […]

  • AOME Architects submitted a winning entry of the Estate Transformation & Terrace Renewal project (same property, different phases) in the Single Family Residence category of the annual prestiges 2020 International Property Awards program, based in London England.

  • AOME Architects submitted a winning entry of the Bon Appétit project in the Single Family Residence category of the annual prestiges 2020 International Property Awards program, based in London England.

Press

  • Foster listed a 9,450-square-foot, five-bedroom home in Medina that sold for $23 million in August — the highest-priced single-family home sale of 2022, according to a report released Wednesday by the Northwest Multiple Listing Service.

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    AOME Architects was featured in this prestiges coffee table book, now available in an online version.

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    Working on a Dream The Right Architect Will Transform your Ideas into a Concrete Plan Article featured in the launch issue of Mercer Island City Lifestyle magazine

    We interviewed Mark Elster of AOME Architects to ask about the process of planning and building your dream home.

Insights

  • Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victim may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated, but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.

  • Since its inception, AOME Architects has employed the power of collaboration. But if we had focused only on the collaboration among our peers in the office we would have neglected the incredible power that partnering with contractors, subcontractors, vendors and craftspeople contributes to the success of our projects. We self-consciously use our methods of communication […]

  • AOME has worked remotely and designed in total 3D since 2011 — learn how.

Testimonials

  • The stunning Lake Washington estate AOME remodelled over 20 years ago is up for sale for a cool $26.9 million with Tere Foster. The homeowners, who have lived there for 22 years, are looking to downsize now that their four sons have grown up and flown the nest. They confessed they have found it a […]

  • AOME has worked remotely and designed in total 3D since 2011 — learn how.

  • “You are truly the best of the best—it shows in every stunning detail that made it into the house.”