Build Your Team Early, Part 1: integrated project delivery method

“If construction was easy everyone would be doing it,” is a common phrase in our line of work. Have you ever begun a construction project – a new church building or even a home expansion or remodel – only to realize that your construction team wasn’t aligned with your vision for the project? Sometimes the construction team may be slightly …

Attention: construction companies

MWA is developing Builder Alliances that cover the entire West. The firm’s unsurpassed experience in partnering with general contractors on the design-build projects for educational and church clients gives both organizations a competitive advantage. Mark Hilles has developed alliances with dozens of builders over the past 15 years. These alliances provide value to our clients and partner vendors as well. …

Create Your Facility Action Plan

Does your facility fully support your ministry vision? Or does its age, layout and maintenance create barriers instead? Mountain West Architects understands that the way we worship is changing rapidly – and this means older facilities may actually be creating ministry barriers. We have partnered with over 150 churches and non-profits to help them understand these ministry barriers, plan ahead …

What’s holding us back?

So many souls, so little time… In working with churches over the last 15 years, the Mountain West Churches team has seen a lot of different ministry expansion scenarios. But, we haven’t seen it all – that’s for sure. Every ministry is “unique” in it’s style of delivering the Word. Undeniably, every pastor has an interest in reaching as many …

Builders – are you on the prowl for a good team?

MWA is committed to developing builder alliances across the West. Our team has unsurpassed experience in partnering with dozens of general contractors on church and school designs across the country. We want to bring that experience to your organization to give you a competitive advantage. We’re looking for construction organizations that understand and appreciate the value of design excellence AND …

Our panel of PCL experts

Our panel of PCL experts Posted on October 14, 2012 by MountainWest Plan > Consult > Launch Read more about our panel of experts here. Mark Hilles, AIA, Owner Mountain West Architects Building on 25 years of architectural experience, Mark Hilles, AIA, founded Mountain West Architects in 2010. MWA offers a complete tier of master planning, architectural design and owner’s representative services for …

MWA designs solution to ministry barriers

MWA is at it again… breaking ministry barriers through creative design solutions. During a recent preliminary design, principal architect Mark Hilles, AIA, worked alongside this intermountain west church during a unique on-site design process. For this client – it started with Mark understanding the church’s current ministries, growth goals and the leadership’s view of the physical constraints of their facility. …

MWA hires new lead designer

Newly hired Trevor Broughton brings more than a decade of experience and a knack for insightful design solutions. Mountain West Architects of Ogden, Utah, has expanded its team with the hiring of Trevor Broughton as lead designer. Trevor Broughton brings more than a decade of experience in preliminary design planning for clients in the mountain west, throughout the United States …

Don’t take it from us…

If you’ve read anything about Mountain West Architects, most likely you’ve heard us say a lot of great things about the firm. About our intense commitment to client relationships, our expertise to help you navigate the planning phase successfully, our creativity in designing church buildings that work for your current needs while leaving room for future growth… Yet you might …