Easy to Work With,
Innovative Solutions,
and Fresh Ideas

For more than 10 years, Nelson Architects has delivered innovative and well-planned designs for private and public sector clients within the local region and across the west. You can see our fingerprint on many of Montana’s historical, commercial, and civic landmarks. The principals, Dale Nelson and Ryan Smith, combined, have more than 37 years of design and project management experience.

At Nelson Architects, our definition of architecture embraces planning, programming, design and construction management as being intimately intertwined in producing our work. We approach design as a process that combines collaboration, problem-solving, research and innovation.

Our professional and highly skilled team enables us to operate in a holistic and multidisciplinary manner – architecture, engineering, interior design, master planning, and construction management.

Our inspiration and drive comes from our core values.

We value satisfied and repeat clients.
We consistently provide innovative ideas that solve problems and exceed our client’s expectations.

We value client-centered design.
We listen to our clients and work with them on strategic planning and master planning to maximize their time and financial investment.

We value open communication.
We are highly collaborative and focus on integrated project delivery to harness the talents and insights of all team members – owner, designer, and contractors. The result is a streamlined process that saves time, money, and ensures a high quality project.

We are proud of our extensive repeat client history and believe that client relationships are at the core of our success. We look forward to listening to your ideas and challenges while working with you to create great designs and long-term solutions.

Meet Our Amazing Team

Call us at 406.727.3286 to share your design ideas or challenges