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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Henriksen/Butler Takes Us Inside The New St. Luke’s Virtual Care Center

Photos by: Jeff Clarke, Henriksen/Butler On Friday, August 31st Jeff Clarke and Jennifer Jones of Henriksen/Butler, the furniture, accessories, specialty storage, flooring, and custom manufactured interior construction firm, attended the grand opening of St. Luke’s new Virtual Care Center. The Virtual Care, aka Telehealth, Center is located in the former Morrison[…]

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Chatting With Cator | Ruma Principal Blake Winter

By: Krisjan Hiner Mechanical engineer and Cator | Ruma principal Blake Winter grew up on a farm in Kansas, loves skiing, loves tacos, and loves Boise. In 2016 Cator | Ruma merged with well-known Boise engineering firm Engineering Incorporated. Blake spends a significant amount of time here in Boise helping[…]

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Project Update: The Micron Center for Materials Research

By: Haley Collings, Marketing Director, Hummel Architects Hummel Architects is excited to announce the start of construction on an exciting project! Together with Anderson Mason Dale Architects, we’ve created a three-story, 95,000-square-foot world-class research facility at the heart of Boise State’s campus. The building will contain the growing Micron School[…]

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