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ZOO BOISE’S GORONGOSA EXHIBIT IS NOW OPEN!

We are excited, proud, and full of joy and relief: the Gorongosa Exhibit at Zoo Boise is now open. Erstad ARCHITECTS started working with Zoo Boise on a master plan for their proposed new exhibit expansion all the way back in 2012. For seven years the Zoo and project manager Cheryl Pearse of erstad ARCHITECTS […]

GROW SMART AWARDS HONORS ALTURAS ACADEMY & O.E. BELL BUILDING

From the press release: “Smart growth strategies help growing communities bring positive social, environmental and economic benefits to all residents, visitors and local businesses. For the past fourteen years Idaho Smart Growth has presented the Grow Smart Awards to recognize projects and plans from around the state that are excellent examples of smart growth ‘in […]

erstad ARCHITECTS TURNS 20 YEARS YOUNG

From 1998 to 2018 and beyond – erstad ARCHITECTS has embraced and continues to embody our DIFFERENT IS GOOD motto, and it’s all thanks to three things: The best clients ever. The best staff ever. The best community ever. Thank you to everyone who has been a part of the eA journey, and to all […]

eA PROJECTS WIN AT IBR TOP PROJECTS 2018

erstad ARCHITECTS walked away from the 2018 Idaho Business Review’s Top Projects event on September 13th with a few new trophies and a whole lot of gratitude for the teams that helped earn them. The renovations of Voorhees and Finney residence halls at the College of Idaho, completed with Andersen Construction, were awarded Second Place […]

CAREER-TECHNICAL CHARTER SCHOOL COMING TO CALDWELL

According to the application, Erstad Architects believes the school will “enhance Chicago Street” and “bring life and activity to an empty site,” while acting as a mediator between the residential, commercial and industrial zones near the property. https://www.idahopress.com/news/local/career-technical-charter-school-coming-to-caldwell-set-to-open/article_293fd52a-8bd6-5795-836a-295f4b718318.html

UPDATE! FUTURE PUBLIC SCHOOL AIMS FOR 2018 OPENING

Co-founders of Future Public School, Amanda Cox and Brad Petersen, held a groundbreaking ceremony and celebration at the Boys & Girls Club of Garden City on Nov. 14. They invited key partners to perform a ceremonial dig: Mayor John Evans, Erstad Architects, Radix Construction, Building Hope, Bluum, the Boys & Girls Club, and some of the […]

ADARE MANOR CREATES AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Three local developers will start construction in early October on a 116-unit affordable housing apartment project on Boise’s West End. Adare Manor Apartments will be located on Fairview Avenue between 24th and 25th Streets.  The same team is building the nearby 41-unit New Path Community Housing for the chronically homeless. https://idahobusinessreview.com/2017/09/08/adare-manor-to-create-affordable-housing-on-boises-west-end/