BACK TO BASICS: a look into educational design

The development of a K-12 school building has evolved over the years.  The design priorities of the past have changed and advanced.  One thing that is apparent is that there will always be change in Education.  Change has raised concern among educational planners and architects regarding the degree a school’s environment influences student outcomes, behaviors and achievement.  Tremendous effort is …

Completed Church Renovation – Cheyenne, WY

Highlands United Presbyterian Church in Cheyenne, WY just completed their extensive church renovation. Highlands approached Mountain West in the fall of 2013 and the process was set into motion.  The major areas tackled were the foyer, sanctuary, restrooms, kitchen and dining hall, as well as the exterior facade.  All interior areas received updated flooring materials and lighting that better served …

We Have A Winner!

Over the last year MWA met with church ministry representatives, from across the mountain west, to discuss their facility needs and those representatives qualified for our iPad Giveaway. We enjoyed meeting and discussing with all the church leaders. 26 total were entered into the drawing and it’s finally time to announce our winner…..   ……drum roll please……   DAVID GUERERRO …

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 …

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 …

About MWA

Architecture is a discipline. Nature is a gift. Mountain West Architects is passionate about both. Every day, the MWA team designs facilities that fit within their natural surroundings. If you’ve spent any time in the west you know it has an unmistakable allure.  The rich landscapes, unsurpassed quality of life, and endless recreational opportunities make it a place worth celebrating. …

Architectural firm opens in Ogden

Architectural firm opens in Ogden By Standard-Examiner Tue, 11/15/2011 – 10:30pm   OGDEN — An architectural firm with expertise in schools, churches and commercial and athletic facilities has opened its offices in Ogden. Mountain West Architects was founded by Mark L. Hilles, AIA, and chose Ogden for its offices out of a desire to contribute to the city’s business resurgence, …