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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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Jim Murray Looks Back on Nearly Three Decades at CSHQA

From the time Cindy Munch pushed his blocks on top of him in kindergarten, Jim Murray knew he wanted to be an architect. Now after more than 30 years in his chosen career, Jim is […]

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"WaFd Bank's new location in Boise Research Park was completed in 2020. CSHQA Provided architectural and interior design services for the space which h..."

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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 for clients in all 50 states. Established in 1889 and headquartered in Boise, ID, CSHQA also has offices in Denver, CO and Sacramento, CA.