MHTN Architects is proudly celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. As such, the firm recently held a gala event at The University of Utah’s Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building (one of our favorite projects) for over 200 clients, colleagues and their families. After a beautifully catered reception, the attendees were addressed with enlightening and humorous stories by three previous firm Presidents along with Peggy McDonough, MHTN’s present President. More events to come for all those who help inspire us to perform at our best every day...
MHTN Architects is “Best of State” in Architecture
for the Seventh Year in a Row
Salt Lake City, UT. June 14, 2012 — At the 2012 Best of State Gala, MHTN Architects was recognized as “Best of State” for Architecture in the Business Services Category for the seventh year in a row. MHTN was recognized with a Gold Medal for its high quality of design, innovative methods, excellent work environment, commitment to employees and contributions to the community at large.
Established in 1923 as a local Salt Lake City practice, MHTN Architects, Inc. has developed into a leading full service architectural firm that serves educational, healthcare, commercial, civic and cultural clients locally and nationally.
MHTN recently completed the University of Utah Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building and the Utah Valley Convention Center. Current projects include the Ambulatory Care Complex for University of Utah Healthcare and Primary Children’s Medical Center, the West Jordan Library Complex, Davis School District’s Vista Special Needs School and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Paris Temple project in Le Chesnay, France.
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MHTN Architects is proud to announce recent staff accolades including:
First SMPS Fellow Named in Utah
Michael T. Buell, FSMPS, CPSM is the first and only Certified Professional Services Marketer in Utah to earn the designation of “SMPS Fellow.” The Fellows of the Society for Marketing Professional Services represent the highest level of experience and leadership in marketing within the design and building industry. The Fellows serve as a resource at the chapter, regional, and national levels, providing insight, ideas, programs, and mentoring for the benefit of the members and the Society. In addition, these individuals teach, write, and speak on marketing issues outside of SMPS, working to advance the profession of marketing professional services throughout the architectural/engineering/construction industry.
Buell is the Marketing Director of MHTN Architects and brings with him 20 years of strategic marketing and business development leadership expertise within the A/E/C industry. Buell’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising Management, along with specializations in Marketing and History, from Ohio University.
Skyler Rubel Promoted to Co-Director
Skyler Rubel, AIA, has been promoted to Co-Director of K-12 Educational Design at MHTN Architects, Inc., a Salt Lake City-based design firm. As Co-Director, Rubel will share his knowledge of design and construction gained over 34 years of architectural experience with Utah school districts to enable successful educational projects for Utah’s children. Rubel’s strengths of listening and follow-through ensure that school districts’ needs are understood and respected and that projects are well managed - down to the little details. Rubel’s ability to communicate well with school district representatives has been recognized throughout the region.
“I’ve always prided myself in the last 34 years on being able to work with clients to make them feel special and engage the whole team,” says Rubel. “Even though the building remains at the end of a job, it’s the relationships you build that you really remember.”
David Daining Named MHTN Architects’ Director of Health Care
David Daining, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB has been named Director of Health Care at MHTN Architects, Inc., a Salt Lake City-based design firm. Daining is nationally recognized for bringing innovation and strategic vision to health care planning and design projects. The focus of his 27-year career is to assist clients in enhancing the health care experience and creating comforting and compelling spaces that are highly functional and effective.
As Director of Health Care Design at MHTN Architects, Daining is responsible for team leadership, marketing health care services, health care master planning and design coordination.
David is certified as LEED AP, and is trained in Evidence Based Design, Planetree, Universal Design, Patient Centered Design, the Eden Alternative and Lean Design.
Zweigwhite Names MHTN Architects as “Best Firm to Work For”
December 8, 2011
Local Salt Lake City architecture firm, MHTN Architects, Inc. was named one of the
country’s “Best Firms to Work For” by ZweigWhite. The architectural design firm
ranked seventh overall in the nation.
“Everyone helps to create a culture of excellence at MHTN,” said Peggy McDonough, President of MHTN Architects. “We are proud this is reflected in how we run our firm and the buildings we design.” read more >
Ambulatory Care Complex
MHTN is proud to have been selected to lead the design team for the new Ambulatory Care Complex for University of Utah Health Care and Intermountain Health Care/Primary Children’s Medical Center on the University of Utah Campus. MHTN looks forward to working with our partners to provide a state-of-the-art facility for both clients and their patrons throughout the Intermountain West.
MHTN Architects Receives National Recognition in
Student Union Design
Salt Lake City, UT. April 25, 2011 — MHTN Architects was honored with a national award for Excellence in Student Union Design for the 60,000 s.f. redesign of the Student Union at Black Hills State University.
MHTN Architects was the only Utah architecture firm honored with this prestigious award. The ACUI Facility Design Awards encourage excellence in the design of student-centered facilities that support campus community building and student learning. Entries were judged on the basis of the facilities’ appearance, the design process, and the impact of the new or renovated facility on the college campus.
Weber State University Hurst Center Achieves LEED® Silver Certification
Salt Lake City, UT. April 25, 2011 — The recently opened Hurst Center for Continuing Education on Weber State University’s campus in Ogden is proud to have earned a LEED® Silver Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council for its cutting-edge and responsible design and operational elements that are proof of the University’s unwavering dedication to energy efficiency and environmental impact with their new facilities.LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.
MHTN Architects worked collaboratively with many stakeholders during this project’s evolution and implemented the vision of WSU with a facility that brings not only pride, but good conscience as a result. With the team’s concerted efforts to utilize highly sustainable processes in the areas of water usage, energy efficiency waste management, air quality and thermal comfort systems, MHTN brought forth a new facility that all stakeholders and users of the Hurst Center can appreciate and enjoy.