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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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CSHQA Welcomes Tricia Douglas

CSHQA is pleased to announce that Tricia Douglas has joined the firm as an Architect-in-Training Intern in our Sacramento office. She will provide general architectural support on various commercial and retail projects while benefiting from […]

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"While Dave Davies has been an architect at our firm he's also been a member of the Ada County Historic Preservation Council for the last 9 years! We w..."

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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, Denver, and Sacramento with licensed professionals to meet our clients’ needs across the nation.