Our Story

1889
1889
William S. Campbell

Idaho's oldest, continually operating architecture firm was established in Boise, ID in 1889 by William S. Campbell, a Scotsman who studied at the University of Edinburgh before coming to America.

1896
1896
Albion Normal School—Swanger Hall

W.S. Campbell designed Albion Normal School—Swanger Hall, a brick and sandstone building constructed in 1896 in Albion, ID. In July 1947 this Queen Anne style structure burned to the ground in an early morning fire.

1899
1899
Telephone Building

W.S. Campbell designed the Telephone building in 1889. It is located at 609 Main Street in Boise, ID and is part of the National Register Boise Historic District.

1901
1901
Idanha Hotel

The grandest hotel in Idaho opened January 1, 1901. Designed by William S. Campbell in the French-chateau architectural style, the hotel hosted many renowned public figures including Clarence Darrow, defense attorney, and William Borah, prosecutor and future Idaho governor, as they prosecuted the Big Bill Haywood trial in 1907. Still a beloved Boise icon, today the Idanha is on the historic register of places and is an apartment building with street level restaurants.

1901
1901
Granite Hall, R.M. Davidson Residence

This home was designed for R.M. Davidson by William S. Campbell in 1901 and is one of several historic residences located on Warm Springs Avenue. Campbell and Wayland designed numerous residences throughout Idaho.

1902
1902
Campbell & Wayland

Bostonian Charles W. Wayland, Architect joins Campbell's firm in 1900. He studied architectural art and science, and gained practical experience as a draftsman in Duluth, Minnesota. In 1902 the Campbell & Wayland partnership was created.

1903
1903
Central Fire Station

Boise's Central Fire Station is located in the heart of downtown and was completed in 1903 by Campbell and Wayland's and is recognized as one of their most noted landmarks. Over time it was converted to commercial uses and the tower was removed. 80+ years later CSHQA bought the building, had the tower rebuilt based on original drawings, then used it for office space for about 10 years. See 1985.

1904
1904
Wayland & Fennell, Architects

James A. Fennell, Architect, joins Charles W. Wayland in 1903 shortly after W.S. Campbell leaves the firm. Fennell was a member of the first class to graduate from California's original school of architecture (John Hopkins Institution of Art and Architecture) and was previously a partner in the firm Fennell & Cove in Butte, Montana. In 1904 Fennell becomes C.W. Wayland's partner and establish Wayland & Fennell, Architects. Wayland and Fennell were well-known and respected architects that designed numerous buildings and private residences throughout Idaho—many that still exist today.

1909
1909
Fennell Attends Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition, Seattle

James Fennell was part of the Idaho Commission to select the site for the Idaho State Building at the Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition in Seattle, Washington. This exposition was considered the first world's fair held in Seattle promoting the development of the Pacific Northwest. Today the University of Washington campus is located on the fairgrounds.

1910
1910
The Idaho Statesman Building

Wayland & Fennell designed The Idaho Statesman building located at 601 Main Street in downtown Boise's Historic District. This building was the Statesman's third home in Boise and was built in 1910.

1930
1930
Charles V. "Ike" Wayland, FAIA

Charles V. "Ike" Wayland joins his father, Charles W. Wayland and James A. Fennell after attending the University of Idaho and receiving his Bachelor's degree in Architecture from the University of Washington in 1930. His successful career lasted more than 35 years as the firm changed names and other partners joined, including Glen Cline and Neil Smull. When Ike Wayland retired in 1966 the firm was known as Wayland Cline & Smull, Architects.

1955
1955
Wayland & Cline, Architects

Glen E. Cline, FAIA and President Emeritus of CSHQA played a key role in the growth and leadership of the firm from 1949 to 1985. He was a graduate of the School of Engineering and Architecture at Kansas State University and first joined the firm of Wayland & Fennell, Architects in 1949. After a few years he left the firm to pursue other interests; however, in 1955 he returned and formed a partnership with Ike Wayland and the firm was then known as Wayland & Cline, Architects. He was well known as a “mentor” to many local architects still practicing today. During his career the firm name changed as new partners joined and when he retired in 1985 the firm was known as CSHQA. Glen Cline was the principal architect for many of Idaho’s recognizable landmarks including the University of Idaho’s Kibbie Dome, Boise State University’s Pavilion (Taco Bell Arena), Boise Airport Terminal, Boise City Hall, Len B. Jordan State Office Building and the original building for Morrison-Knudsen World Headquarters.

1961
1961
Wayland Cline & Smull, Architects

Neil Smull, FAIA, ASLA and President Emeritus of CSHQA. He received his bachelor and master degrees in architecture from Kansas State University where he first met Glen Cline. He was an instructor of architecture at Kansas State University and later after his second tour of duty with the U.S. Army he was a professor of architecture at Michigan State University. He later taught at the University of Idaho as a visiting professor. In 1961 he joined C.V. “Ike” Wayland and Glen E. Cline as a partner and the firm changed to Wayland Cline Smull, Architects. Some of his most notable projects include Boise School District’s Liberty and Amity elementary schools, Sun Valley Bank and the Bank of Idaho Headquarters (currently KeyBank). Long before energy costs escalated, Neil incorporated energy-efficient concepts into his designs, earning him local, regional and national recognition. Neil retired from CSHQA in 1986.

1963
1963
Bank of Idaho - Key Financial Center

Wayland, Cline, Smull were the associate architects for this 12-story building in downtown Boise which was originally designed in 1963 for the Bank of Idaho. It was later known as First Interstate Bank and is currently known as Key Financial Center. CSHQA designed a major remodel of the interior and exterior which was completed for Key Financial Center in 1989, as well as another interior remodel for this building in 2005.

1965
1965
Imperial Plaza

The Imperial Plaza, a 13-story mixed-use tower was built in 1965 and was known as one of the highest buildings in downtown Boise at that time. The exterior included marble chip mosaic panels and spacious balconies for the twelve apartment floors with one, two and three bedroom apartments. The penthouse on the 12th floor included four luxurious apartments. The ground floor was devoted to professional offices. Wayland Cline Smull were the architects with R.E. Rice Construction as the general contractor. Quinten Gregory, a well-known Boise artist, provided the rendering located to left of the actual photo of this building.

1968
1968
Cline Smull Hamill Shaw & Associates

In 1968 Cline Smull Architects merged with the firm Hamill Shaw Associates and the name changed to Cline Smull Hamill Shaw & Associates. In 1972 Shaw left the firm and the name changed to Cline Smull Hamill Associates. Robert L. Hamill, Jr. spent the rest of his career with CSHQA until his retirement in 1989. Some of his most notable projects included the State of Idaho's Capitol Mall Parking Structure, Boise Fire Station No. 1, KIVI Channel 6 Nampa Studio and several projects at Zoo Boise.

1969
1969
Morrison-Knudsen World Headquarters

The new Morrison-Knudsen (MK) headquarters office building was dedicated in June 1970. Cline Smull Hamill Shaw Associates were the architects for the first 5-story office building located on the M-K campus in Boise, ID.

1975
1975
University of Idaho Kibbie Dome

The University of Idaho’s ASUI Activity Center Kibbie Dome was originally completed in 1975 at a cost of $7.8 million. Glen Cline was the principal architect from Cline Smull Hamill Associates when the design began in 1970 with construction beginning in 1971 on the enclosed stadium. The arched roof was an engineering marvel of that time with a 400-foot clear span. The building was 410 ft. x 498 ft. with a height of 150 ft. The floor area was 93,500 sq. ft. The East End Addition was completed in 1982 and included offices, training and locker rooms. Major upgrades have taken place since 2009 by other firms and in 2015 the University of Idaho celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Kibbie Dome.

1979
1979
Cline Smull Hamill Quintieri Associates

Allen Quintieri joined the firm in 1970 and in 1978 became a major stockholder at which time the firm name changed to Cline Smull Hamill Quintieri Armstrong. In 1979 after Armstrong left the firm name was changed to Cline Smull Hamill Quintieri Associates and later shortened to CSHQA. Allen Quintieri's expertise was primarily health care and governmental projects. He was the project architect for several new, remodel, additions and expansion projects for hospitals throughout the State of Idaho, including several major expansion projects from 1973 until he retired in 2001 for St. Luke's Regional Medical Center. Some of his other notable projects include the U.S. Air National Guard Dual C-130 Hangars at Gowen Field, U.S. Post Office in Meridian, Western States Equipment in Boise and Pendleton and the Boise Hawks Memorial Stadium in Boise.

1979
1979
Central Station Historical Renovation

Central Fire Station is on the National Historic Register and is one of Boise’s significant historical buildings. It was originally designed in 1903 by Campbell Wayland and was renovated in 1985 in compliance with the Department of Interiors standards using the original construction documents. The exterior renovation included repairing the exterior brickwork as well as reconstructing the bell tower, which was removed in the 1960s. CSHQA moved their offices to the renamed “Central Station” in 1985 where they were located until 1999. In 1987 CSHQA received an Orchid Award from the Idaho Historic Preservation Council for this project.

1997
1997
Boise Art Museum Expansion

The Boise Art Museum, located in Julia Davis Park, has been a distinctive Boise landmark since the 1930s. Due to tremendous growth in the collection, the community, and interest in the museum, the board and management sought to provide Idaho with more opportunities for visual arts space.

1999
1999
CW Moore Plaza

C.W. Moore Plaza is an 8-story mixed use tower designed for office use on the upper floors with potential for mixed use, office, and/or retail on the ground floor. CSHQA provided complete architecture/engineering services for the core and shell of the C.W. Moore Plaza, as well as interior design services for most of the tenants.

2004
2004
Tamarack Resort Discovery Square

Tamarack Resort was the first year round mountain resort to open in the US in 22 years. It is located 90 miles north of Boise between Donnelly and McCall, Idaho.The owners wanted to create a unique, first class resort, appealing to all age groups and providing an unforgettable destination experience.

2006
2006
Boise Airport Terminal Replacement

The award-winning, 378,000-sf Boise Airport Terminal was part of a $110 million expansion program that included the construction of a three-story structure to replace an aging two-story terminal, a two-level roadway system, an expanded air carrier apron, and additional parking.

2006
2006
Columbia High School

Columbia High School was designed through a series of community workshops which began with outlining core values including: safety, respect, energy, enthusiasm, flexibility, durability, and maintainability. These values shaped the building concept and ultimate design.

2009
2009
Garden Valley School

Garden Valley, Idaho is a rural community with a history of logging, mining and ranching. Today recreation and guided hunting have replaced most of the former industries. CSHQA worked with the School District for over 12 years to pass a bond for a new K12 facility.

2010
2010
Idaho State Capitol Historic Preservation, Restoration, and Rehabilitation

After a century of use, deferred maintenance, and countless modifications that eroded the historical character of the building, the restoration of the Idaho State Capitol building brought the 250,000 sf building back to its former grandeur by preserving and restoring the historical elements and materials of the building, and rehabilitating the spaces for contemporary uses.

2010
2010
Treasure Valley Community College - Caldwell Center

The Treasure Valley Community College at Caldwell Center is the first building in a planned revitalization of downtown Caldwell on a renewed section of the once covered Indian Creek. It offers college prep, transfer and professional technical classes.

2012
2012
Mulvaney Medical Office Building

The developer of this 70,000 sf medical office building wanted a sustainable building with year-round low energy use and water use and challenged CSHQA to provide a LEED building. Mulvaney is the first medical office building in Idaho to be certified LEED® Gold.

2013
2013
CSHQA Offce

CSHQA provided all planning, design and development services to renovate a 20,000 sf 1950’s brick and CMU warehouse property into a modern, collaborative space for its Boise office. Services included architectural design, civil, structural, electrical and mechanical/plumbing engineering, telecommunications design, interior space planning and design, and landscape architecture.

2013
2013
Whole Foods Market - River Park Palace

Boise’s first Whole Foods Market (River Park Place) is prominently located at the crossroads of three major thoroughfares. CSHQA worked closely with the mayor’s office, city and county planning offices, and the owner, developer and tenant (Whole Foods) to create this gateway project.

2014
2014
Saint Alphonsus Emergency/Trauma Center Renovation and Addition

Imagine the space above the ceiling of a typical emergency room. In that 5 foot space you are likely to find more than 35 separate and distinct utility systems running here and there and everywhere. This is what’s needed to deliver the modern health care we expect in our emergency departments.

2015
2015
Meridian Public Safety Training Center

Do you know a fire fighter? How about a police officer? Have you ever asked them about their typical work week? Getting involved in this project was a real eye opener for many of us here at the firm.

2016
2016
One Nineteen Condominiums

One Nineteen Condominiums are located in downtown Boise near shopping, restaurants, and the city’s business core. It is a new structure of four levels of condos over two levels of parking. The investors’ target market was active, urban professionals seeking a higher quality of lifestyle than the typical city condo.

2017
2017
Idaho State Police Patrol and Lab Facility

Efficient government. It’s what the taxpayers want and the elected officials strive to achieve. Recently, the State Government allocated funds to the Idaho State Police (ISP) and asked them to look at their operation and increase efficiencies.

2017
2017
Inn at 500

A mix of contemporary design and warm, classic European charm signal the unique atmosphere of this six-story, 111-guest-room boutique hotel in downtown Boise, Idaho. The ground floor boasts a lobby, a restaurant and lounge, a hotel-guest bicycle area, enclosed trash and recycling facilities, and supporting mechanical and electrical spaces.

2017
2017
Whole Foods Market - Canyon Corners

Whole Foods Market and CenterCal Properties were looking for an up-scale, quality project that would fit into the Park City scene. Required elements included indoor and outdoor seating, views to the colorful interior and a big open façade to view nearby mountains and changing seasons.

2017
2017
Lamb Weston

Lamb Weston, an Idaho-based agribusiness, wanted a fresh, updated look for their new global headquarters in Eagle, Idaho. CSHQA provided interior design for tenant improvements for 32,000 sf and two stories of office space. Spaces include 120+ workstations, 30+ offices and numerous conference and meeting / collaborating spaces.

2017
2017
Canyon Corners - Mixed Use

The Canyon Corners – Mixed Use project was partially built during the downturn. Successful revitalization includes a thriving retail and workforce housing community anchored by a Whole Foods Market. The site connects to existing bike trails and a custom designed bus shelter provides a new stop for local mass transit.

2018
2018
Whole Foods Market - Union Station

This two-story 56,000 sf Whole Foods Market sits across Wewatta Street from Union Station in downtown Denver. It forms the pedestal for a 14-story, multi-tower, mixed-use project. CSHQA designed the tenant improvement for Whole Foods and food prep areas in the basement, first floor, and mezzanine.

2018
2018
Whole Foods Market - Union Station

This two-story 56,000 sf Whole Foods Market sits across Wewatta Street from Union Station in downtown Denver. It forms the pedestal for a 14-story, multi-tower, mixed-use project. CSHQA designed the tenant improvement for Whole Foods and food prep areas in the basement, first floor, and mezzanine.

2018
2018
U of I Administration Building Historic Renovation

The Administration Building is nestled in the heart of the University of Idaho’s Campus in Moscow, Idaho. It has an important place in Idaho’s history, and contributes significantly to the campus. It was important to the University to restore this building and provide critical life safety upgrades.

2019
2019
Idaho Humane Society (IHS) Animal Welfare Campus

The Idaho Humane Society (IHS) opened their new Animal Welfare Campus in October 2019. At approximately 42,000 SF, this new facility houses about 200 dogs and cats in a state-of-the-art shelter. CSHQA, with shelter design specialists Jackson Ryan Architects and engineering design specialists Design Learned, Inc., designed a comprehensive community animal resource center.

2019
2019
Chobani Office Building and Global R&D Center

CSHQA designed this 71,000-SF office building and 14,000-SF research and development lab for yogurt-maker Chobani. The facility is part innovation center and part community center, meant to benefit both Chobani employees and the community of Twin Falls.

2019
2019
Wyoming State Capitol Restoration

The Wyoming State Capitol is a National Historic Landmark and the State’s most significant building. Constructed in three phases, 1888, 1890 and 1970 respectively, the detailing, wood species and construction methodology differs slightly throughout each building campaign.

2024
2024
Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) Terminal Expansion

As prime architect, CSHQA is leading the design team of nationally recognized experts for the Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) terminal expansion. The design-build project with Q&D construction recently reached the 100% design completion milestone and a groundbreaking for the new terminal is planned for the Spring of 2022.

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