Easy to Work With,
Innovative Solutions,
and Integrated Project Delivery

Nelson Architects is an award-winning, full-service architectural firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and well-planned designs across multiple industries including healthcare, commercial, education, multi-family housing, and senior living. Our clients consistently tell us we’re easy to work with.

Solid client relationships are at the core of our success and the reason for our extensive repeat client base. Our approach to both the design process – collaborative problem solving, research and innovation – as well as the project delivery process – team integration and communication, attention to detail, and adherence to timelines and budgets – ensures the success of each project.

We have earned a reputation as the Owner’s Architect. We create a shared understanding of the entire building process from planning and programming to design and construction management. Our streamlined process ensures strong communication among the entire team and it saves money and time while delivering a high quality project.

We are are masters at assembling skilled and collaborative design teams from across the country, as needed for specialized projects. Some of our national consulting partners include Maryland-based Porter Khouw Consulting as well as Seattle-based Mesher Shing McNutt.

Our inspiration and drive come from our core values.

We value satisfied and repeat clients.
We innovate, solve problems, and exceed expectations – every time!

We value client-centered design.
We listen, master plan, and maximize our client’s time and financial investment.

We value open communication.
We collaborate, facilitate, and integrate the entire team – owner, designers, and contractors.

We look forward to listening to your ideas and challenges while working with you to create great designs and long-term solutions.


One of 55 projects selected globally to be featured in Healthcare Design’s coveted annual showcase, September 2015
Honored in American School & University’s Educational Interiors Showcase for outstanding designs, August 2016
Civic Rehabilitation award from the Great Falls-Cascade County Historic Preservation Advisory Commission, 2013

The States We Are Licensed In

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Meet Our Amazing Team

Call us at 406.727.3286 to share your design ideas or challenges