2018 AIA Idaho Design Awards

Every other year, AIA Idaho celebrates the best buildings and spaces—and the people behind them—with some of the most prestigious awards in the industry. On September 21, 2018, the American Institute of Architects Idaho announced the winners of the 2018 Design Awards at a ceremony held at the Inn at[…]

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So, What Do Architects Do?

By: Jeremy C. Jeffers, AIA, NCARB As stated in Wikipedia, “An architect is a person who plans, designs, and reviews the construction of buildings. To practice architecture means to provide services in connection with the design of buildings and the space within the site surrounding the buildings, that have as[…]

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CASE STUDY: HP Inc. Corvallis Oregon Campus Sustainable Landscape Project

Project Name:Location:Date Designed:Date Construction Completed:Cost:Size:Landscape Architect: Client:Consultants: Managed By: Cost Comparison:Biome and Ecoregion: HP Inc. Corvallis, Oregon CampusCorvallis, OregonSpring 2018Fall 2018$404,000179.34 acresWill Howard, PLA, ASLAStack Rock Group, Inc., Boise, IdahoHP Inc. Corvallis, Oregon CampusJJ Howard EngineersMcMillen Jacobs AssociatesOregon State UniversityHeritage SeedlingsJLL and Kellermeyer Bergensons ServicesTBDTemperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests Context:[…]

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Stack Rock Group Receives International Recognition for Social Media

Boise-based landscape architecture firm Stack Rock Group recognized as having one of 2018’s Best Social Media Accounts in Landscape Architecture. Land8: Landscape Architects Network, recognized Stack Rock Group and 9 other landscape architecture firms, 10 individual landscape architects, and 10 allied organizations for their use of social media in increasing[…]

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Boise-Based McAlvain Companies, Inc. Joining Big-D Family of Companies

Press Release via: McAlvain Companies, Inc. Boise, Idaho.  December 17, 2018 – Boise-Based McAlvain Companies, Inc. Joining Big-D Family of Companies McAlvain Companies, Inc. (www.mcalvain.com) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by the Big-D Family of Companies, which includes Big-D Construction. Big-D Construction (www.big-d.com) is headquartered[…]

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