Caldwell Historic Train Depot Rehabilitation – Caldwell, Idaho The renovation and rehabilitation of the 1907 Union Pacific Oregon Short Line Train Depot in Caldwell, Idaho for use as an interpretive center and rented events location. Rehabilitation work for the new use included mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and architectural modifications. Renovation work included windows and
Varin Wardwell TI – Architectural Interiors – Boise, Idaho Modus Architecture Collaborative provided design services for Varin Wardwell Law Firm in a 1907 sf existing office space in the historic downtown Fidelity Building. The client came to us with the desire to transform their new office space into a hip, fresh, non-standard law firm. We worked
Nampa Downtown Revitalization – Nampa, Idaho The City of Nampa requested the development of three new conceptual districts to create a sense of place and revitalize the downtown area. The style of each district was designed to relate to each other, while maintaining a distinct character. The Business District offers high density housing, office space
Middleton Civic Center Masterplan Concept – Middleton, Idaho The City of Middleton hired Modus to renovate their historic 783 sf Civic Center Building. We worked closely with the Historic Preservation Society and the City of Middleton to develop a program for the Civic Center. The programming and schematic design process led us down the path
Fidelity Building Streetscape Improvements – Boise, Idaho This streetscape improvement presented multiple design challenges and approval from multiple agencies including the City of Boise and ACHD. The design also needed to reflect the historical character of the building as it is located in the downtown Boise Central Historical District. Modus research historical photos to determine
Ahavath Beth Israel – Boise, Idaho The Ahavath Beth Israel Synagogue is a unique blend of old and new. The campus is divided around an entry plaza with five symbolic sandstone columns and a continuous exterior bridgeway connecting all the new buildings. The historic synagogue is surrounded on the North, West, and South sides, allowing for
Black History Museum – Boise, Idaho Modus Architecture provided design services for the former St. Paul’s Baptist Church. The historic church was physically moved to Julia Davis Park and renovated for use as the Idaho Black History Museum. The project consisted of interior and exterior renovations and additions. This project won an Orchid Award from the Idaho
Adelmann Building – Boise, Idaho This 16,500 sq ft historic downtown building was constructed in 1904. The building consists of masonry exterior walls with heavy timber framing for the roof and floor structure. Modus Architecture’s services involved renovation work to the exterior and interior to restore the original architecture of the building, and provide for new tenant improvements.
Old Idaho State Penitentiary Warden’s Residence – Boise, Idaho Modus Architecture renovated the historic Warden’s Residence for commercial office use. Extensive investigative restoration and repair was necessary to bring the building back to its original beauty. This project won a 2002 Orchid Award from the Idaho Historic Preservation Council for excellence in historic preservation.