The term “affordable housing” has at times come with a certain stigma, but this should never be the case, and as imaginative designers, we have the power to change this perception. Everyone deserves a healthy, desirable, affordable place to live. Affluent places such as Aspen, Colorado, thrive because of the people who power commercial, civic, and service-based jobs. In this fast-growing resort town, the city is working to address affordable housing needs through human-centered developm...
Rhoads will lead education efforts, partnership development, and creative design solutions for affordable housing projects across the United States. Randy Rhoads, Executive Director of Affordable Housing Cushing Terrell welcomes Randy Rhoads as Executive Director of Affordable Housing. Rhoads brings more than 30 years of experience in the design of residential, commercial/retail, education, and government projects to his position with the ...
Sitting adjacent to a mountain lake at Montana’s Rock Creek Cattle Company, this one-bedroom cabin offers an escape in the wilderness with all the luxury comforts that make it so you never want to leave. The open floor plan and …...
This year’s awards theme for the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Idaho/Montana chapter was “Impact Growth.” Given the need to responsibly and thoughtfully develop green spaces in our rapidly growing urban areas, this was a timely topic at the chapter’s biennial conference. Speakers discussed urban development, wetlands, national parks, and landscape architecture’s role in helping to shape both urban and rural areas. Angela Hansen, a landscape architect who grew up in Ida...
The Thompson Lake House, owned by the founders of Scentsy, Inc. and situated on a private lake in Eagle, ID, won a recent AIA Idaho Citation Award. Project manager Josh Hersel and designer Jason Yates (shown here) proudly display the framed award, now hanging above reception at CTA's Boise office. The project team also included: Jason Butler (principal-in-charge); Eric Nagel (CADD design); Tom Poremba, Kara Desaro, and Ryan Scanlin (structural); Ken Butler and Eric Stein (electrical); T...