About us

30 years of excellence

Welcome to Domain Design Architects. Our mission is to help clients achieve their dreams by providing thoughtful, creative and timeless design solutions tailored to their unique needs and their site.

Denise Garcia

Denise Garcia, Owner, Licensed architect
Masters in Architecture, MIT
LEED Green Associate, REGREEN certified- ASID

​After earning a Master's degree in Architecture from MIT, Denise Garcia spent a decade in Boston, working on projects throughout the United States. In 1993, Denise relocated to Washington state and founded Domain Design Architects.​ For 30 years she has collaborated with clients to create beautiful eco-friendly spaces. Denise will listen carefully to your ideas and concerns, and offer design solutions that are responsive, unique and timeless.  ​​​​​At Domain Design Architects, we pride ourselves on keeping up with the latest developments in energy efficiency, sustainable design, universal design  and building science.  With each project, we help clients incorporate design features that are environmentally responsible and cost-effective.

Our Mission

What drives us

Since our founding in 1993, Domain Design has had as its mission to provide inspiring and thoughtful design solutions for our clients’ needs and desires. For 28 years, Denise has had the pleasure of working with clients who have become lifelong friends.
Denise will listen carefully to your ideas and create unique design solutions that bring your ideas and your site to life. We encourage our clients to “think big” when collaborating on the design of their home. A house should not only respond, but delight. Balancing the aspirational with the pragmatic, Denise will help you realize the full inherent potential in your project and ensure that it fully embraces your dreams and goals.

Utilizing the latest developments in energy efficiency, sustainable design and building science technology, Domain Design Architects will ensure that a client’s home is as thoughtfully designed as it is beautiful. From siting of a home to its high-performance details, our aim is to create the lightest footprint possible within a built environment that works with nature, not against it.

The end product of our collaboration is a home that will serve as a source of pleasure and inspiration for many, many years. Our designs are timeless and durable, honoring the context in which they are


What we offer

Domain Design Architects is a full-service architectural design firm, specializing in new
high-performance and energy-efficient residences, remodels, additions, interiors and
light commercial projects. From feasibility through construction, we can navigate the
entire design and construction process with you. We are truly a ‘one stop shop’ for your

At Domain Design Architects, we have capabilities and expertise in: material and finish selections, built-in cabinetry design, lighting layouts/fixture selections and plumbing fixture selections. Domain Design Architects can ensure the full integration of all elements in the design of your home. To read more about the design journey, please refer to our Process page or get in touch. Let us tell you more about what we can do for you.


What our clients are saying

"When we decided to rebuild our home, we interviewed five architects and were delighted to select Denise Garcia of Domain Design Architects.  Denise was easy to work with, listened closely to our ideas, and did not hesitate to tell us what was cost-effective and suitable for us."

"We love our home and couldn’t be happier with the outcome.  We feel very fortunate to have selected Denise Garcia to be our architect.  She started out as our architect and has become our friend."

"We would choose Denise Garcia and Domain Design to design our house a thousand times over. Denise has top-notch credentials and knows her field inside and out. When faced with a big, seemingly daunting remodel, Denise created a vision that matched our lifestyle and budget perfectly"

"We were extremely lucky to purchase a house designed by Denise Garcia.  We absolutely fell for this house she had designed…it had just the right mix of contemporary/northwest style with a little Asian influence here and there."

​​"I have enjoyed working with Denise for 10 years on projects large and small.  She is a knowledgeable, creative and practical architect who knows how to facilitate a construction process that produces happy clients and beautiful projects.  I’m always delighted to know clients have selected Denise and look forward to working with her on many more projects.​​​​​​​​​​​"​

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