The Quintessential Montana Cabin

The original 1 room log cabin was, in its distilled form, a place to sleep and to keep from freezing. Over the last 100 years it, like most homes, has transformed into something else altogether. With that, I wanted to reach back into time and resurrect an original; something representative of our western roots. Now [...]

By |2018-06-20T19:42:04+00:00July 10th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Evolution of Technology in Architecture

Today designers have all sorts of software tools to help them delineate their ideas accurately. These days the challenge seems to be how to keep up with all the updates and changes to Revit, but for a minute let’s go back in time to the 1760’s and consider how draftsmen solved these complicated problems without [...]

By |2018-03-20T17:52:59+00:00March 20th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Design in Education: Flooring

Selecting a dark carpet with a quarter-turn pattern variance for the main entrance of the schools will ensure that dirt and water will be contained before getting into the school and tracking it around, creating falling hazards. This carpet will conceal stains that are bound to happen. These tiles are easily replaceable and constructed to maintain [...]

By |2018-03-16T15:03:48+00:00March 16th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

CWG in 406: Ghost In The Hills

My twenty-something-year-old/ millennial daughter loves to go “adventuring."  It is a modern term that an old geezer like me has a hard time coming to grips with. In straight-forward discourse, I think of it as hiking in the mountains and discovering “stuff” that you didn’t know was there. Montana certainly attracts a lot of folks [...]

By |2018-02-27T15:31:37+00:00February 27th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The Power of Paisley

Have you ever wondered about those trippy floral patterns and where this intricate pattern came from? Well, not surprisingly, its origins lie in ancient Persia. During the height of the British Empire, the East India Company is widely credited with bringing this creation to western civilization in the 1700’s. Shortly thereafter, the pattern began appearing [...]

By |2018-02-08T15:34:41+00:00February 8th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Sneak Peak into Residential Design

Designing for residential clients is a very rewarding experience.   The main difference I find between residential and commercial design is the personal connections to the space and the relationships we form with the clients. To design according to our standards, we must first get to know the client personally. Good residential design is specific [...]

By |2018-01-17T17:04:50+00:00January 17th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments