A proven asset to any architectural project, his designs have won local, state and regional design awards. Mr. Cole is past president of the Idaho Central Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, is a past board member of the Idaho Architectural Licensing Board, and also gives time to numerous other civic organizations such as Boys and Girls Clubs of Ada County, Urban Land Institute, Ronald McDonald House and BOMA.
Matt has practiced architecture throughout the U.S. over the last 23 years primarily based in Boise. Matt specializes in management of multi-disciplinary design teams with extensive work in higher education facilities and received his Master’s Degree in Architecture from Montana State University focusing in environmental and sustainable design.
Problem-solving is an integral part of his design process and he continually seeks out the unique opportunities and constraints of each project and uses them as fuel to spur creative thinking and move beyond predictable design solutions. In many cases, the simplest solution is the best. I look for it. I’m proud of my ability to take raw ideas, energy, and ambitious objectives and transform them, through the design process, into structures of functional elegance.
Project Architect / Project Manager
Ian Hoffman has joined the staff of Cole Architects, PLLC as a project architect/project manager. He is a graduate from the University of Oregon and for the past eight years has been involved in the field of design, working in both the macro and micro aspects of urban planning and architecture.
Ian brings with him a great passion for sustainable and regenerative design and hopes to add to Boise already stunning reputation as one of America’s most livable cities. When he’s not working, you’ll find him outside with his wife and two dogs, enjoying all the great outdoor activities and scenery that Boise has to offer.
Kalyn is a passionate, innovative and artistic Interior Designer at Cole Architects. Having only been in the field for three years, Kalyn has a lot to offer Cole Architects while still learning new design techniques and skills. Her expertise ranges from healthcare, assisted living and education to civic, office, tenant improvements and space planning.
Kalyn understands function while still creating unique, beautiful spaces. Kalyn’s ability to execute all phases of the interior process and attention to detail provides clients with unique and successful projects. She is very passionate about design and creating spaces that provide an optimum experience for everyday users and guests.
Project Architect/Project Manager
Tim graduated from the University of Idaho in 2008 with a Master of Architecture degree and has worked for multiple Boise area architecture firms gaining a wide range of experience working on residential, public works, commercial, light industrial, and educational projects. Becoming a licensed architect in 2014 and sporting the personal motto “work smarter not harder,” Tim brings with him an undying curiosity and a passion for innovation and creative problem solving that is sure to benefit company and clients alike.
Architectural Intern III
Jennifer Mohr has joined Cole Architects as Architectural Intern III. Jennifer graduated with her Masters of Architecture from the University of Tennessee in 2014. Since graduating, she has gained experience in both the public and private sectors on the east coast and in Boise, where she has worked on numerous commercial, medical, and industrial development projects. While completing the path to licensure, Jennifer brings an enthusiasm for sustainable design and learning new methods and ideas.