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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …