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Designing Walls Like Roofs…….

30 August 2012

Ok ok…maybe not like this…… but yes you heard me right. “Let’s make our walls like roofs” I’ll explain.  As we have progressed in building…

Big Sky Big Minds

26 March 2012

TEDxBozeman was held at the Emerson cultural center in Bozeman last Friday. TEDx is an independently licensed organized event created in the spirit of TED’s…

TEDactive 2012 Full Spectrum

05 March 2012

Last week I attended the 2012 TEDactive Full Spectrum conference. TEDactive is The Sandbox amongst a university for inventors, artist, film makers, architects, poets, scientist,…

Gathering Space for a College

13 January 2012

Photo: Looking down from the second floor of the gathering space at Sheridan College The past couple weeks we’ve been studying the interiors for Sheridan…

Architectural Photography – Light Painting at Night

01 November 2011

http://www.noelkernsphotography.com/ The above website refers to Dallas photographer Noel Kerns work in an interesting niche of Architectural Photography.  ‘Light-Painting’ as he refers to it, is…

CTA Volunteers for Habitat for Humanity

17 October 2011

Last Saturday, a group of employees in the Billings office joined forces to assist our local Habitat for Humanity organization in constructing the 56th Habitat…

CTA Supports the Ripple Effect

11 October 2011

CTA has been involved in HATCH for seven years now and is a pillar sponsor to this amazing event.  The goal of HATCH is to bring…

Transform

05 October 2011

By the very definition of the word: Transform: “cause to change; make different”, this is exactly how I feel about the Altana FCU remodel project…

“I Can’t Blog!”

02 September 2011

I had someone tell me today that I was so chatty I could talk to wall?! I think there was a compliment hidden in there…

Anatomy of a Project – Material Procurement

31 August 2011

This sketch represents the flow and logistics required to procure materials for a project currently under construction.  From avoiding middleman markups, to being exempt from…

CTA’s Newest Architect!!!

03 August 2011

We are excited to announce that CTA has a new licensed architect, Shane Jacobs in our Missoula, MT office!! Congratulations Shane!  

In the doghouse…

29 June 2011

CTA Austin and Harvey Cleary contractors teamed up for a design build of a canine dwelling to be raffled off for charity.  Basis of Design was…

McCormick Place REDUX:Some techy stuff

31 May 2011

By : Jim Talarico One evening, after we decided to pursue the McCormick Place Competition in chicago, before going to sleep, I grabbed my alarm clock…