Is it time to reclaim your workspace?

Have you heard about the open-office design model? Perhaps you work in one already. Many offices are implementing this design in order to create a modern and spacious work environment with the hopes of improving team collaboration and communication, but are managing to achieve the opposite. In the Washington Post, Lindsey Kaufman wrote a personal essay noting her experience with …

FREE Plan > Consult > Launch Meetings

Here at MWA we are having a busy and blessed year for sure! If you’re not familiar with us, we’re a group of believers that devotes our lives to ministry design and construction throughout the Mountain West.  Whether it’s a Master Plan, New Facility, Feasibility Study, Site Acquisition Studies, or a Facility Makeover- check out MWA!  We invite you to …

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 …

Build Your Team Early, Part 2: integrated project delivery advantages

As mentioned in our earlier blog, Build Your Team Early Part 1, we constantly advise new clients to select a builder early to take advantage of integrated project delivery. We know, we know… the readers are asking, “Well, what are those advantages?” Collaboration through integrated project delivery approach. It’s important to select a builder who’s aligned with your mission and …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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. …