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"Architects work in two ways. One is to respond precisely to a client’s needs or demands. Another is to look at what a client asks and reinterpret it."
- Rem Koolhaus

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The Benefits of Modular Design

Chances are you’ve seen modular designed buildings before but didn’t even realize it. Housing, restaurants and bars, hotels, and office buildings are just a few examples of the different types of modular buildings being designed […]

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CSHQA is proud to be 100% employee-owned

The oldest architecture firm in the state of Idaho, CSHQA is passionate about creating healthy, enduring spaces for our clients and the people who live, work and play in our buildings. Our core values – Collaboration, Knowledge, Creativity, Integrity, and Excellence – guide all that we do, and delivering high quality architecture and top-notch service is our priority. We are people who listen, creating design that speaks.

Our award-winning design firm specializes in full-service architecture and engineering, interior and environmental design, landscape architecture, telecommunications, and building forensic services. Our nearly 100 professionals design commercial, industrial, retail, restaurant, hospitality, aviation, civic, education, and healthcare projects. Established in 1889, CSHQA has offices in Boise, Idaho; Denver, Colorado; and Sacramento, California with licensed professionals to meet our clients’ needs across the nation.