Hand Craft

fehrenbacker sketch book

Robert Fehrenbacker, a project manager from our Idaho Falls office, set out to sketch every day for a year. His medium is watercolor pencils.

A couple of months ago, we posted a blog on “Why We Draw”, outlining why CRSA thinks hand drawing is still a relevant part of the architectural profession. This month, we revisit that theme, not so much to argue a point but to celebrate the practice. In our professional and daily work, CRSA employees draw. Below is a small collection of the magic that happens when hand and paper meet. Continue reading

From the Marketing Department

Imagination, Vision and Us


“Rambling Man Sketch” by apkconcepts. Check out for more great drawings.


By Fran Pruyn, CRSA Marketing Director

I have been included on a couple of project teams lately.  Wow, what a rush!

I don’t know what surprised me most, the “sky’s the limit” feeling at the beginning of a project, or that the team was so willing to listen to my wacky ideas.

Not burdened by anything like architectural knowledge, economic reality, or zoning laws, I only have my imagination and a world of possibilities to rely upon when asked: “what should go here?” or “what does this want to be?”  Maybe that is okay. Continue reading