• Abigael Weller Completes AXP to Become the first Licensed Architect at M+H in 2020

    Apr 25, 2020

    Abigael (Abbi) Weller completed all her AXP hours in April of 2020 after passing all the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Architect Registration Exams (ARE) in 2019.  She received her official registration number from the state of Missouri making her officially a licensed architect in 2020!  This is some much-needed good news during these uncertain times.

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  • Jon Nuessle Passes Final Exam to Become a Licensed Architect at M+H

    Feb 05, 2019

    Jon Nuessle received that he passed his final exam in the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Architect Registration Exam.Jon Nuessle passed his final exam in the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Architect Registration Exam.  He is the first employee in the firm to get licensed this year!

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  • Justin Bruce Passes Final Exam to Become a Licensed Architect at M+H

    Sep 25, 2019

    Justin Bruce recently received notice that he passed his final exam in the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Architect Registration Exam (ARE).  He is the 15th licensed architect at M+H Architects.

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  • Our Brand. Our Passion.

    May 28, 2019

    Behind every great design is a great story and our job is to bring that story to life through our creativity and expertise. We believe our clients aren’t just partnering with us for our designs, they’re partnering with a group of client advocates with a passionate and responsive reputation.

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  • Happy Holidays From All of us at M+H Architects

    Dec 13, 2018

    Happy Holidays from all of us at M+H Architects

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  • Bret Fendelman Passes Final Exam to Become a Licensed Architect at M+H

    Nov 28, 2018

    Bret Fendelman received notice this month that he passed his final exam in the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Architect Registration Exam (ARE).  He is the third person in the firm to get licensed this year.

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  • Jessi Mann Passes Final Exam to Become the Next Licensed Architect at M+H

    Nov 14, 2018

    Jessi Mann passed her final exam in the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Architect Registration Exam (ARE).  She not only becomes the 13th licensed architect at M+H but she is the second female architect to get licensed at the firm.

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  • Being a Good Storyteller

    Oct 30, 2018

    At M+H, we put a lot of energy into storytelling

    At M+H, we put a lot of energy into storytelling resulting in clear goals. I just got back from a trip to Rome and the Western Mediterranean, where I was able to cross an item off my bucket list.  I paid a visit to Gaudi’s la Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. 

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  • M+H Architects Announces Expansion of Ownership

    Oct 02, 2018

    M+H Architects Announces Expansion of Ownership

    M+H Architects announced earlier this week that they have expanded the company’s ownership.  This expansion is meant to drive their ongoing mission to help clients realize their goals through creative design solutions. M+H Architects will have three new Shareholders/Principals: Mike Deane, Larry Valenza, and Justin Bruce.

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  • M+H Architects Named PSMJ Platinum Award Winner

    Aug 22, 2018

    M+H Architects Named PSMJ Platinum Award Winner

    M+H Architects Named PSMJ Platinum Award Winner. 

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  • M+H Architects Wins 4th Circle of Excellence Award

    Jul 26, 2018

    M+H Architects has won their 4th PSMJ Circle of Excellence Award

    M+H Architects is proud to announce we have won our 4th PSMJ Circle of Excellence Award!  Seventy-two exceptional architecture and engineering firms were awarded this honor out of 361 firms that applied from across North America.  

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  • M+H Sponsors Charity Car Show

    Jun 19, 2018

    M+H Sponsors Charity Car Show for Doughnuts not Donuts.  Over three years ago one of our Design Professionals, Jon Nuessle, and his friend, Josh Lyman, partnered together to found Doughnuts Not Donuts, an effort that strived to promote a positive image for the auto scene of Springfield, Missouri by giving back to the community.  

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  • Sean Naeger Promoted to Project Manager

    Jun 05, 2018

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  • James Bever Promoted to Project Manager

    Jun 05, 2018

    James Bever, a LEED Green Associate, was recently Promoted to Project Manager at M+H Architects.

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  • M+H Named an Emerging Professional Friendly Firm

    Mar 07, 2018

    The AIA Central States Region Emerging Professionals Committee recently name M+H Architects one of their 2017 Friendly Firm Award Winners.  The AIA Central States Region (CSR) is composed of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma. An Emerging Professional (EP) is defined by the AIA as a student, recent graduate or architect licensed within the last 10 years. This award is given to firms who display an outstanding commitment to the development of their EP staff.

    Over the coming months, the committee will process the data received from the applications and will provide analytics on their website ( to serve as a benchmark for achieving EP Friendly Firm status.

    Click here to see the full list.

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  • James Bever, Mike Anderson and Abbi Weller Become LEED Green Associates

    Dec 20, 2017

    James, MIke, and Abbi become LEED Green Associate


    With LEED version 4 being implemented, there have been quite a few changes to the world of LEED.  These changes include credits, rating systems, and the addition of the new professional credential, LEED Green Associate.

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  • Happy Holidays from M+H Architects

    Dec 14, 2017

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  • M+H Architects Designs New World Wide Technology Global Headquarters

    Dec 05, 2017

    M+H Architects designs new World Wide Technology Global Headquarters

    M+H Architects and O’Toole Design recently hosted an exclusive evening event at our recently completed World Wide Technology (WWT) Global Headquarters building in Westport Plaza. We had an outstanding turnout that allowed us to catch up with clients, introduce our team and network.

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  • Zach Wester Passes Final Exam to Become the Next Licensed Architect at M+H

    Nov 22, 2017

    Zach Wester becomes a Licensed Architect

    This has been a big year for our employees reaching their goal of becoming a licensed architect and Zach Wester is the next to cross it off his list.  This year Zach Wester becomes a Licensed Architect after he was notified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) that he passed his final Architect Registration Exams (ARE).

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  • Ribbon Cutting for World Wide Technology

    Nov 21, 2017

    WWT officially cut the ribbon on their Global headquarters on November 7th.

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  • Sean Naeger Is Our Third Employee to Become Licensed Architect This Year

    Oct 25, 2017

    Sean Is Our Third Employee to Become a Licensed Architect This Year

    Sean is our third employee to become a Licensed Architect this year.  He received the email he has been waiting years for.  In September he was notified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) that he passed his final Architect Registration Exams (ARE) making him a licensed architect.  He becomes M+H’s eleventh licensed architect! 

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  • Immersive Design Update

    Oct 18, 2017

    Immersive Design

    We are progressing so quickly with our use of immersive design/virtual reality software that it is hard to keep our blog updated frequently enough. Hopefully you have had the chance to check out our most recent marketing video promoting our Immersive Design process here. Since we finished that video, we have added a number of items to our bag of tricks.

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  • Stephanie King Passes Final Exam To Become Licensed Architect

    Oct 03, 2017

    Stephanie passesd all of her NCARB Architect Registration Exams (ARE) in 2016.  However, she was missing some AXP hours until recently.  In August, she finished up her hours and became M+H’s 10th licensed architect. 

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  • Fish Stories!

    Aug 31, 2017

    Larry Valenza, has been fishing since he was a teenagerOne of our Associates, Larry Valenza, has been fishing since he was a teenager.  But it is his week-long excursion to Canada every other year he looks forward to the most.  “I started fishing in Missouri with my future father-in-law when my wife and I were dating. 

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  • 2017 Total Eclipse

    Aug 24, 2017

    2017 Total Solar Eclipse

    M+H staff, donned with our paper solar eclipse glasses, (reminiscent of those old red and blue 3D glasses) witnessed the eclipse Monday as most of you reading this probably did.  As the amount of the eclipse increased, the phones calls and emails proportionally decreased as we witnessed the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse.

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  • M+H Wins Back to Back Circle of Excellence Awards

    Aug 15, 2017

    Circle of Excellence Award

    M+H is thrilled to announce that we have again been selected as a winner of the prestigious PSMJ Circle of Excellence Award.   PSMJ Resources, Inc. is the premier management consulting firm for the architecture, engineering, and construction industries.

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  • Welcome Jon Nuessle

    Aug 09, 2017

    Jon Nuessle Joins M+H Architects

    Jon Nuessle joins M+H Architects as an intern architect. We first met him when he was in the Architectural Drawing class at St. John Vianney High School, when M+H got involved in assigning and evaluating their final projects. During the summer of 2014 Jon interned with M+H  before returning to Drury University for his last year of college.  Jon recently moved back to St. Louis and we were eager to get him on our team.

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  • Todd Celebrates 20 Years with M+H!

    Aug 02, 2017

    Todd celebrates 20 years with M+HTodd Gilmore Celebrates 20 years with M+H.  We honored Todd with his favorite lunch which consisted of BBQ, garlic bread and a cherry pie.

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  • Welcome Abigael Weller

    Jul 20, 2017

    Abbi Weller joins M+H Architects
    Abbi Weller joins M+H Architects

    Abbi Weller recently joined our team as an Intern Architect.  She graduated from Drury University with a Masters of Architecture degree and minors in both Business Administration and Design Arts.  Her all-time dream is to have the ability to design, fund, and build whatever facilities will best serve underprivileged communities around the world.   

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  • Granting Wishes One Step At A Time

    Jul 05, 2017

    Make a Wish St. Louis Walk for Wishes
    Make a Wish St. Louis Walk for Wishes

    Back in April M+H once again took to the streets of Forest Park and participated in the Make A Wish Foundation’s Walk for Wishes.  Our team more than tripled in size with 14 people participating. 

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  • St. Louis Cardinal’s BASEBALL!

    Jun 13, 2017

    St. Louis Cardinals Baseball
    St. Louis Cardinals Baseball

    What’s summer without a St. Louis Cardinal’s baseball game? Our team at M+H looks forward every year to spending time with colleagues, outside of the office. At the May 31st game the Cardinals took on (and beat!) the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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  • Congratulations to Rick on 20 Years at M+H!

    Apr 19, 2017

    Rick Hansen just celebrated his 20th anniversary with M+H Architects on April 16th.  We honored Rick with a catered luncheon of half-sandwiches on April 12th. (Rick has become known for taking half of something and returning later for the other half!) Rick and his wife Vicki were presented a gift certificate for a 5-course dinner for ten to be prepared by a chef in their own home.

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  • A Design/Build Passion Takes Many Forms and Turns

    Apr 12, 2017


    Like many architects, Joshua Bender, our BIM Manager and one of our Project Architects, has a passion for design in all things, not just buildings. A dedication to designing and building with his hands started when he was a young child and kept a box of scrap parts and materials in his bedroom. 

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  • Designing with Preschoolers

    Apr 04, 2017


    Shirlee Green Preschool at Congregation Shaare Emeth teaches an architecture unit that lasts one month in their curriculum for the 4 to 5 year old classes. It was our honor to spend a few hours with them to teach them about the profession of architecture and how it relates to their everyday lives.

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  • Operation Food Search

    Jan 25, 2017


    After the completion of the design and construction of Operation Food Search’s new headquarters the M+H team volunteered an afternoon of time sorting various food items.  (You can read more about our volunteer experience in this previous blog post.)  Monday night members of the M+H design team had the privilege of attending Operation Food Search’s official grand opening. 

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  • ‘Tis the Season for Learning New Things

    Jan 10, 2017


    We like to challenge ourselves with unique activities for our company outings, this year we celebrated the holidays by learning the art of curling with the St. Louis Curling Club! After a wonderful meal and our annual white elephant gift exchange we all took to the ice.

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  • Happy Holidays From M+H Architects

    Dec 27, 2016


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  • 2016 Toys For Tots

    Dec 15, 2016

    Toys for Tots
    Toys for Tots


    This year was our first year as an official drop off location for Toys for Tots.  We began collecting toys mid November and just closed out our campaign with a total of 235 toys! 

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  • Giving Back With Toys for Tots

    Nov 17, 2016

    This year we are pleased to be giving back to our community as an official drop off location for Toys for Tots.  We will be collecting unwrapped new (or gently used) toys until December 12th. 

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  • Giving Back with Operation Food Search

    Oct 25, 2016

    As part of our strategic plan M+H Architects is dedicated to giving back to our community.  We have enjoyed finding creative ways to give back through events like Walk for Wishes, Toys for Tots, Blood Drives, and mentoring young architecture students just to name a few.

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  • Team Building With No Way Out

    Oct 06, 2016

    Last week we participated in another team building event.  These events have varied over the years from bowling, to a ropes course, to human foosball.  Recently, we decided to do something we have never done before; we did an Escape Room! 

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    Deane and Valenza Have Been Promoted to Associates of M+H Architects

    Aug 22, 2016

    As M+H celebrates its 27th anniversary this month, two of our Senior Project Managers are celebrating promotions of their own.  Mike Deane and Larry Valenza have both been promoted to Associates of M+H.

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  • M+H Only Company in Missouri To Win 2016 PSMJ Circle of Excellence Award

    Jul 20, 2016

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    M+H is thrilled to announce that we have again been selected as a winner of the prestigious 2016 PSMJ Circle of Excellence Award.  We are the only firm in Missouri to win this award.

    PSMJ Resources, Inc. is the premier management consulting firm for the architecture, engineering, and construction industries.

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  • Welcome Stephanie King

    Jul 06, 2016

    Stephanie King recently joined our team as a Project Architect.  She graduated from The University of Kansas with a Masters of Architecture degree and previously worked for PWA, in Columbia, MO, for three years.  She just moved back to St. Louis with her husband so he could begin his residency with Barnes Jewish Hospital.  

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  • Welcome Josh Ogren

    Jun 30, 2016

    We recently added Josh Ogren to our staff as an Intern Architect.  Josh recently graduated from Drury University with a Master of Architecture degree and a Bachelors of Business Administration.  

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  • Welcome Mike Anderson

    Jun 29, 2016

    We recently added Mike Anderson to our staff as an Intern Architect.  Mike recently graduated from Ranken with a Bachelors of Science in Architectural Tech.  

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  • M+H Named One of the 2016 Fastest Growing Companies in St. Louis

    Jun 21, 2016

    Larry Mitchell and Mark Hugeback said they were “two young and naïve guys without much of a plan” when they launched M+H Architects in 1989 in a world of architectural blueprints drawn by hand.  

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  • James Bever

    Bever Passes Final Exam to Become M+H Architects 10th Licensed Architect

    Apr 28, 2016

    James Bever has officially become M+H Architects’ 10th licensed architect.  He received official notice that he passed the 7th and final exam in the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Architect Registration Exam (ARE) earlier this month. 

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  • City of Town and Country

    Town and Country Art Show

    Apr 21, 2016

    Over the weekend the City of Town and County held an art show titled From Arcadia to Suburbia and it featured some amazing talent from Maryville University. 

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  • Walk for Wishes

    Apr 19, 2016

    This past Saturday M+H took to the streets of Forest Park and participated in the Make A Wish Foundation’s Walk for Wishes.  While our team wasn’t the biggest team out there we had 4 people participate in the run and 8 people participate in the walk. 

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  • Make a Wish 2016

    Help Us Make Wishes Come True!

    Mar 24, 2016

    On April 16th our team is coming together to bring hope, strength and joy to children in St. Louis battling life-threatening medical conditions.  We will be joining countless other runners/walkers for the 2016 Walk for Wishes. 

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  • Welcome Chris Gainey

    Mar 10, 2016

    We recently added Chris Gainey to our staff as a Project Architect.  Chris worked with M+H previously for seven years and he comes back to us with over 19 years of experience. 

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  • 2015 Interns

    Internships, Careers and Opportunities

    Jan 21, 2016

    It should come as no surprise that we are hiring.  We have been regularly posting about the career possibilities we have here at M+H, about the fun things we do as an office and about the opportunities for growth.

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  • WWT Renderings

    M+H Designs New Global Headquarters for World Wide Technology

    Dec 23, 2015

    World Wide Technology (WWT) and Lodging Hospitality Management (LHM) announced yesterday a $95 Million joint development effort to create a revitalized Westport Plaza.  Once complete, the revitalized Westport Plaza will be the new home for World Wide Technology’s global headquarters and will also include a significant upgrade to Westport Plaza.

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  • Happy Holidays from M+H Architects!

    Dec 09, 2015

    2015 holiday card social media

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  • VR Update

    Virtual Reality Update

    Nov 18, 2015

    Since our purchase of the development model of the oculus rift (version dk2) back in June, M+H is excited about the prospects of where the technology is taking us.  We have successfully used the virtual reality software to convey designs to current clients while also leveraging it to create new relationships.

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  • Competitive Team Building

    Oct 20, 2015

    This year we changed up our team building event and decided to get a little more competitive with a human foosball tournament! This proved to not only be a great team building event but a total work out and fierce competition. 

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  • River City Business Park

    Oct 06, 2015

    M+H Architects is proud to be Green Street St. Louis’ design partner for the master planning and development of River City Business Park, the first “green business park” within the City of St. Louis (and one of the few in Missouri). 

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  • Your Vision in Virtual Reality

    Sep 17, 2015

    Virtual Reality is changing the way architecture is practiced, it is revolutionizing the entire industry.  With this cutting edge technology M+H is able to completely immerse our clients into their projects.

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    Pin Ups

    Sep 15, 2015

    In our mission statement we talk about the importance of understanding the business of our clients and helping them realize their goals.  We have a set of guiding values that keeps us focused on the client and helps us achieve this mission.  Two of these values are creativity and collaboration and what better way to do both than with a pin up.

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  • Evelyn Passes Final Exam to Become First Female Licensed Architect at M+H

    Jul 30, 2015

    Evelyn Fleddermann received notice this week that she passed the 7th and final exam in the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Architect Registration Exam (ARE).  She not only becomes the 10th licensed architect at M+H but she is the first female architect at the firm.

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  • Justin Bruce

    Following Your Passion

    Jul 02, 2015

    To say Justin Bruce, one of our Intern Architects, is passionate about design is an understatement.  With a degree in architecture along with minors in History of Art and Architecture, Fine Arts, and Global Studies he is exceptional at what he does.  He will tell you he has a need to design.  “I love designing anything and everything (mostly architecture), which is directly related to my second passion . . . music.”

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  • Girly Man Open

    8th Annual Girly Man Open

    Jun 25, 2015

    This Saturday marks the 8th annual Girly Man Open (GMO), a golf tournament dedicated to raising money for breast cancer research.  Now this isn’t your typical golf tournament.  Its hilarious history starts back in 2008 when 12 friends got together and played golf in dresses to raise money for breast cancer research. 

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  • M+H Welcomes Andrew Montasser

    Jun 18, 2015

    We recently added Andrew Montasser to our staff as an Intern Architect.  Andrew comes to us with a 2015 Master of Architecture degree from Drury University. He also graduated with minors in both Graphic Design/Design Art and Global Studies. Andrew would love to restore a 1950’s Chevy truck some day and he volunteers with Convoy of Hope and The Boys and Girls Club.  To find out more about Andrew be sure to visit our team page.  Welcome Andrew!

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  • Cardinals Game 2015

    A Night At The Ballpark

    Jun 09, 2015

    As St. Louis begins to get deep into the baseball season, a couple weeks ago the M+H team got together for our annual night at the ballpark to cheer on the Cardinals as they took on the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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  • Most Enhanced Award

    Reliance Bank – The Grove Wins Most Enhanced Award

    Jun 03, 2015

    Last Thursday night members of our team joined in celebrating 14 projects that were honored as the 2015 Landmark Association’s Most Enhanced projects in the St. Louis area, including Reliance Bank – The Grove. 

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    Career Day with Orchard Farm Middle School

    May 27, 2015

    On May 18th Bret Fendelman participated in the Orchard Farm Middle School Career Fair.  The school gathered a wide variety of careers to present to the 6th and 7th grade students.  The students were eager to hear from a firefighter, a business owner, an architect, and someone in sports medicine.

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  • Goya Grand Opening

    Goya Celebrates with Grand Opening

    May 07, 2015

    On April 29th Goya Foods cut the ribbon on their brand new state of the art headquarters located in Jersey City, New Jersey.  This 650,000 SF facility sits on 40 acres and is the largest of their 15 American facilities.  Goya Foods is the largest Hispanic-owned business in the U.S. and celebrated its 75th Anniversary in 2011.

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  • vianney video

    Vianney Alumni Interview

    Apr 16, 2015

    At the end of the year last year M+H was honored to host the Architectural Drawing class from Vianney High School for their final design projects. Earlier in the year we challenged the students with an opportunity to show their skills by designing a real project that M+H was awarded.  We provided input and interim reviews with the entire class during the process and offered feedback for their presentations.

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    M+H Architects In The Garden State

    Apr 09, 2015

    M+H Architects has a proven reputation for successfully executing projects smoothly, on time, and within budget, across the country. We pride ourselves in being able to pro-actively communicate with local jurisdictions of all sizes, understanding their requirements, deadlines and expectations in a manner that yields a smooth, timely process.

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  • Matt Bauer

    Matt Bauer Passes Final Exam to Become Licensed Architect

    Mar 31, 2015

    A couple weeks ago Matt Bauer received official notice that he passed the 7th and final exam in the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Architect Registration Exam (ARE).  He is now the 9th licensed architect at M+H.

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  • Murphy Elementary School

    Area and Perimeter With Murphy Elementary

    Mar 18, 2015

    Last month Bret Fendelman presented to a group of Webelo Cub Scout who were eager to hear what a real architect does.  This past week Bret was in front of about 50 kids at Murphy Elementary explaining that, yes, he actually does use math every day. . . specifically area and perimeter (which is exactly what they were currently learning about).

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  • Josh Bender

    Joshua Bender Passes Final Exam to Become Licensed Architect

    Mar 05, 2015

    On February 20th Joshua Bender received the email he had been waiting to see all week.  He received official notice that he passed the 7th and final exam in the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Architect Registration Exam (ARE).  While M+H has 8 licensed architects, Bender is the first to earn his registration while employed at M+H.

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  • Creating Careers with Purpose and Value

    Feb 26, 2015

    After celebrating 25 years in business M+H Architects decided it was time to revamp our mission statement.  It still places the same emphasis on the importance of client relationships but it also focuses on the need to create a rewarding career for our employees. 

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  • Webelo Cub Scouts

    Paying It Forward with the Cub Scouts

    Feb 24, 2015

    At M+H one of our guiding values is to ‘pay it forward’ whenever possible.  We believe that investing in our youth will not only brighten their future but it will foster an interest and awareness of architecture within the community. 

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  • We’re Hiring!

    Feb 12, 2015

    Are you looking for a challenging and exciting career that gives you a rewarding sense of accomplishment, purpose and value?  Do you want to be a part of a creative team in a modern, upbeat and collaborative environment?  M+H is currently hiring for an Intern Architect position, read on to see if you qualify!

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  • Hanover Ridge Trade Center

    Jan 21, 2015

    The Hanover Ridge Trade Center is a 172-acre industrial/distribution park in Hanover Township, Luzerne County, PA.  It is being developed by KTR, an industrial developer serving most major North American markets. Hanover Ridge Trade Center is within a 600 mile radius of over 40% of the US population with immediate access to some of the regions most traveled highways.

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    Paying it Forward aka Architectural Design Competition

    Jan 07, 2015

    Vianney High School’s Architectural Drawing class came into our office on December 17, ready to make their final presentation.  These presentations were the culmination of a six week effort to design a new branch bank in St. Louis County.

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  • Woodford Ribbon Cutting

    Our View From Behind The Ribbon

    Dec 18, 2014

    Woodruff Electric Cooperative held their ribbon cutting/grand opening for their new headquarters on December 11, 2014.  The new offices and facilities are located in Forrest City, AR which is between Memphis and Little Rock.  Cooperative staff members were on hand to provide tours of the facility.

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    Hugeback Included in Elite Group of Speakers at 2014 I.CON

    Dec 09, 2014

    This past June our own Mark Hugeback spoke at the NAIOP (Commercial Real Estate Development Association) Industrial Conference, I.CON, summit in New Jersey. This conference discussed such topics as how the increasing demand for consumer goods affect the logistics supply chain. It also talked about the demand for new industrial development and trends in current and future industrial facilities.

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  • Fall Happenings

    Nov 11, 2014

    The past three months have been a really exciting time for M+H.  It all kicked off with our 25th anniversary in August.  But it was September, October, and November that were busy months for our employees.  There was a wedding, exams passed, babies born, and a marathon ran!

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  • The Next Level of 3D Technology

    Nov 03, 2014


    Technology plays an important role at our office. We use the rendering capability of our software to create illustrations and images of our new designs in a realistic, 3D view. This allows our clients and partners to view the intended design in a way that is easy to understand. The model can be rotated, flipped and colorized as desired to see the various options and get it just right.

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  • St. John Vianney High School – New Gateway Entrance

    Oct 10, 2014

    A Stadium Field Dedication was held on Friday, August 29th at St. John Vianney High School for recent improvements that help provide a quality practice and game environment. Along with the installation of new lights, new synthetic turf on Don Heeb Field and resurfacing the track, a new gateway entrance element now welcomes visitors and alum to the Vianney campus. 

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  • 2014 Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) St. Louis Illumination Awards

    Oct 03, 2014

    The IES St. Louis Illumination Awards were held this last month, on September 4th.  These awards provide a unique opportunity for public recognition of professionalism, ingenuity, and originality in lighting design based upon the individual merit of each entry judged against specific criteria.  According to the IES website judges were selected from a broad professional spectrum that represents knowledge of lighting and design excellence.

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  • Reliance Bank Groundbreaking, Frontenac, MO

    Sep 23, 2014

    Today, on the first full day of Autumn, Reliance Bank took advantage of gorgeous weather for a groundbreaking ceremony for their new branch bank facility in Frontenac, Missouri. Among the 30 or so attendees at the groundbreaking were City of Frontenac Officials, Reliance Bank Staff and Board Members, Don C. Musick (Constructor), and members of the Design Team from M+H Architects, O’Toole Design, Loomis & Associates and Civil Engineering Design Consultants.

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  • M+H “Goes Ape” With Team Building

    Sep 16, 2014

    On September 5th we held our 2nd annual team building event at Go Ape in Creve Coeur Park.  This is such a fun and unique event that we look forward to every year.  In case you haven’t heard about it, it’s an outdoor experience that provides participants hours of outdoor fun and exercise swinging from the treetops. 

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  • Reliance Bank – The Grove

    Aug 21, 2014

    The existing three story building at the northwest corner of Manchester Road and Tower Grove Avenue has been approved to be renovated into the latest Reliance Bank location.  This new location will increase the bank’s St. Louis area presence to 22 branches.

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  • Celebrating Our Anniversary

    Aug 19, 2014

    Last week marked our 25th year in business and while we are celebrating all year long in various ways we couldn’t let the day pass without some recognition of this milestone.  So we did what social activity we do best, we went bowling.  Nothing seems to bring our team together better than a little friendly competition.  After all, everyone is vying to put their team names on the bowling pin trophy that has been passed around for years.

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  • Social Media Milestones

    Aug 07, 2014

    We are on the verge of two social media milestones!  Not only are we one follower away from 100 on LinkedIn but we are also about to post our 100th tweet.  So how have we utilized social media and how do we plan on celebrating these milestones you ask?  Great questions!

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  • M+H Circle of Excellence Award Winner

    Jul 29, 2014

    M+H is proud to announce that we have been selected as a winner of the prestigious PSMJ 2014 Circle of Excellence Award.  PSMJ Resources, Inc. is the premier management consulting firm for the architecture, engineering, and construction industries.

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  • Collaborative

    Jul 08, 2014

    This is the final part of our trilogy discussing the cornerstones of our business; being responsive, creative, and collaborative.  Today’s post will share the importance of working with a collaborative team in an environment that promotes communication.

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  • 3D Modeling, Computer Animation & Renderings

    Jun 24, 2014

    M+H Architects utilizes Revit to create 3D models of buildings, sites and other areas of projects to clearly communicate the design intent, explain concepts and discuss the building in detail. This allows the client to see buildings in a way that isn’t available with 2D drawings. Many times we develop a model and include topography to get a realistic feel of the land, how the building integrates with the site, along with circulation, storm water detention, visibility and context. This approach is helpful because it reviews the design from an aerial viewpoint. We can take the result of the 3D model and create finished renderings for marketing, presentation and fundraising purposes. Check out our Vimeo Site to see our newly updated animations!

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  • Creative

    Jun 11, 2014

    Our last post spoke about being responsive, which has been a cornerstone of our business since the beginning; Click here to check it out.  This week’s post will explore how being creative is instrumental in staying on top of our game.

    To say that you’re “creative” can just be a common description that gets thrown around all too often. Being creative is much more than being curious, inventive and independent.  It also incorporates listening, trusting your gut, learning from experiences and as the cliché says “thinking outside the box.”

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  • Responsive

    May 29, 2014

    Over the next couple of weeks we want to elaborate on the adjectives we have chosen to define how we do business.  RESPONSIVE, CREATIVE, COLLABORATIVE; these characteristics are at the heart of everything we do and every decision we make. Our focus this week is our responsiveness.

    Responsiveness has been a cornerstone of our business since we formed in 1989. Being responsive is essential to promoting, developing and supporting any business. Being easily accessible (by phone, email, text, etc.) makes doing business easier, faster and more enjoyable. Everyone is busy and appreciates quick responses, but the quality and accuracy of the response is just as important as the speed of the response.

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  • Iron Chef Goya . . . The Results Are In!

    May 20, 2014

    Last week we held our long awaited Iron Chef . . . GOYA competition.  If you can’t remember why on Earth we were having an Iron Chef competition I suggest you check out this post to get all caught up.

    I think I speak for the entire office when I say I was pleasantly surprised when I started seeing the ingredients being compiled; people were taking this seriously!  We all laughed at the ingredient combinations when we randomly selected them, but I must say our competitors came up with some amazing (and unexpected) recipes!

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  • 25th Anniversary Logos

    May 07, 2014

    You have probably noticed us using a variety of logos celebrating our 25th anniversary.  Each logo was designed with a story and a purpose to help us celebrate and honor this milestone in our business.

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  • M+H Hosts St. John Vianney High School

    May 01, 2014

    In honor of National Architects Week, which was April 6-12, we offered to host local students interested in pursuing architecture.  We wanted to give them a glimpse of what a collaborative office environment looks like and the opportunity to see 3D modeling/animation and other technologies at work. 

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  • Iron Chef . . . GOYA Style!

    Apr 22, 2014

    The folks over at GOYA were kind enough to send us a beautiful basket to celebrate our 25th anniversary.   The basket was filled to the brim with a variety of their products for us all to sample.  For those of you that don’t know, GOYA is the largest Hispanic-owned company in the US and they are the premier source for authentic Latino cuisine.  

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  • The Job Site Selfie

    Apr 15, 2014

    Most Architects would agree that one of the best parts of the job is getting to head out to a project site and see your design being constructed.  The documents you spent months drawing are being put into action, the vision you had in your head is being physically built. 

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  • National Architecture Week

    Apr 08, 2014

    This week marks the 8th annual National Architecture Week (NAW).  It is a week dedicated to increasing awareness of the roles architects play in driving positive change in our communities and to heighten the public’s appreciation of design.  It is held annually during the birth week of Thomas Jefferson, our nation’s first President/Architect which is on April 12.

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  • Reliance Bank Frontenac

    Apr 01, 2014

    The new Reliance Bank in Frontenac, Missouri has been approved by the Frontenac Board of Aldermen and will be located at the northwest corner of Lindbergh Boulevard and Clayton Road.  The project will include the demolition of the existing building and the construction of a new 3,700 SF branch bank with a drive up canopy.

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  • M+H Architects Celebrates Silver Anniversary

    Mar 18, 2014

    2014 marks our 25th (silver) anniversary!  In case you don’t know, we are a St. Louis based architecture firm specializing in educational, industrial, retail and mission critical projects as well as commercial design.  Our story began in 1989 as two friends collaborating over the passion for design excellence, delivered with a personal touch, and has grown into a company with nationwide capabilities.

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  • M+H Celebrates 25 Years!

    Mar 13, 2014

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  • Mark Farmer Celebrates 20 years with M+H

    Mar 11, 2014

    Mark Farmer celebrated his 20th anniversary with M+H Architects on March 2nd of this year.  He was honored with a luncheon that included heartfelt and funny stories/pictures and was presented with an authentic basketball signed by his idol, Michael Jordan. 

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  • Rosati-Kain High School Anticipates Construction Start

    Feb 26, 2014

    Excitement is building; construction is coming & Rosati-Kain is ready!

    The new three-story school addition, convent demolition & renovation to the existing building are currently out to bid with a construction scheduled to start summer 2014.

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  • Hope Montessori School

    Jan 30, 2014

    Earlier this week we tweeted a heartwarming picture that one of our long time clients sent over.  It was a sign a student at the new Hope Montessori School in Lake Saint Louis created to show his appreciation of the new facility.  The picture really speaks for itself but we also wanted to give you some background about the school and about the relationship we have developed with them.

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  • Throwback Thursday – PRI, Inc.

    Jan 23, 2014

    In following with the current industry trend of “Throwback Thursdays” this blog post is going to go back to the beginning; all the way back to our first “ground up” project.  It was back in 1990 where Progressive Recovery Inc. (PRI), in Dupo, Illinois, took a chance on a new up-and-coming architecture firm. 

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  • The Great LinkedIn Mystery

    Jan 16, 2014

    A funny thing happened a couple weeks ago.  We decided to revamp our Corporate LinkedIn page (click here to follow us and get our updates) and really make it work for us.  So after some updating and a couple of minor tweaks we were ready to re-launch our page.  That’s when we realized the majority of our employees weren’t linked to our corporate page; they simply listed M+H Architects as their employer.

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  • Co-Mo Electric Cooperative

    Jan 09, 2014

    M+H Architects master planned Co-Mo’s existing site to maximize the space available, improve site circulation, expand capabilities for future needs and implement a phased approach for the construction of building components.  The original site, located near the center of the state, in Tipton, MO, housed the original 1959 office which had an attached garage, too small for construction trucks and large service trucks, a separate warehouse with a loading platform and a separate vehicle storage building. The existing office had been added to twice over the last 30 years, creating additional corridor requirements for circulation and office spaces that are accessed through adjacent spaces.

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  • M+H Welcomes Sara Jelercic

    Jan 07, 2014

    M+H recently added Sara Jelercic to their staff as Marketing Coordinator.  Sara has over a decade of experience in the marketing field specializing in the architecture/construction industry.  She is responsible for the support and development of all corporate marketing efforts as well as increasing brand awareness.

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  • Happy Holidays from M+H

    Jan 02, 2014

    This year M+H held an internal design competition for our e-mailable Holiday card.  We had a total of 19 entries and after a companywide vote Josh Bender’s design was chosen.   At the holiday season, our thoughts turn to those who have helped make our success possible.  We wish you all a happy, healthy and prosperous new year!

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  • Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

    Dec 26, 2013

    Does anyone really know where the ugly Christmas sweater originated?  What classifies an ugly Christmas sweater anyways?  The official definition should be any Christmas themed sweater that is tacky, gaudy, and/or obnoxious. 

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  • Another Award at The Meadows at Lake Saint Louis

    Nov 27, 2013

    M+H Architects recently received news that another award was presented for The Meadows at Lake Saint Louis, this time for the Nike Factory Store. M+H, along with the general contractor, masonry supplier and building owner, have merited the TEAM award (Tribute to Exemplary Achievements in Masonry) which was presented in fall of 2012 during the midyear MCAA meeting in Park City, Utah.

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    Nov 26, 2013

    You know, you often hear people say that “practice makes perfect” or that repetition is the best way to master a task. Well, we intended to make no mistakes in preparation for this holiday season as this week our office participated in the Annual M+H “Stomach Stretcher.” While the event was certain to re-shape your physique and leave you utterly exhausted, it was by no means athletic. In the most eloquent term, it was a feast; fit for a small army of designers.

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  • Hope Montessori Academy in Lake Saint Louis

    Nov 16, 2013

    Hope Montessori Academies are renowned for providing the highest quality Montessori education available. M+H just finished design for a new facility for Hope Educational & Research Center, to be located in Lake Saint Louis, MO. This school is a site adaptation and update to previous plans developed for Hope’s Westminster, CO school (photo above). The building is approximately 10,000 SF and is expected to be completed in 2013. This building represents the 23rd project we’ve completed for Hope Educational & Research Center.

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  • M+H Goes Ape

    M+H Goes APE!!

    Nov 15, 2013

    M+H Goes Ape!  M+H and O’Toole literally “went ape” on November 7th when we held a team-building treetop adventure at “GO APE” in Creve Coeur Park! The course includes zip lines, obstacles galore and Tarzan swings which took nearly 3 hours for the group to complete. (Being the eldest of the group, I can attest to feeling a bit like a dare devil at the finish line!) It was a lot of fun!

    –          N. Storm

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  • Trip to Nowhere

    Nov 08, 2013

    Editor’s Note: Although I’m sure it didn’t feel very funny to him at the time, last spring we received an email from Todd (in our office) that is worth sharing here just because it’s funny! See the story below: 

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  • Father Tolton Regional Catholic High School

    Nov 02, 2013

    This new Catholic High School for the Diocese of Jefferson City, MO is a joint project with Peckham & Wright Architects of Columbia, MO. It is a multi-phased project that provides the flexibility necessary when beginning a new high school in a quickly developing area. Phase I includes the sitework along with 84,000 SF of building which incorporates 14,000 SF of shell building ready for immediate expansion.

    Please see our “Educational” tab of our “Projects” section for more information and photos!

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  • Thoughts

    Nov 01, 2013

    It’s interesting how the people who inhabit a particular building perceive architecture. For instance, finely dressed executives and judges mostly occupy monumental structures, which in some respects are stuffy, snooty buildings that overpower the surrounding area.

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  • Welcome to Our Updated Website

    Oct 23, 2013

    Welcome to the newly updated and refreshed M+H Website. Aaahh, now isn’t that better? We’ve endeavored to make the site interesting, informative and just plain fun.  In the process of developing the site, we’ve even learned new aspects, interests and some history about each other; some of which is fascinating and some which is just plain weird. Find out how we were influenced to become architects.

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  • A Fall Classic

    Oct 22, 2013

    Fall has almost completely set in and as the end of October approaches, St. Louis has earned the opportunity, once again, to host baseball’s Fall Classic. Baseball fans from around the country will soon arrive in downtown St. Louis with the anticipation of seeing some exciting baseball and experience a little bit of St. Louis culture.

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  • Northland Park – Business Park

    Aug 06, 2013

    M+H Architects is working with Rockefeller Group and Cassidy Turley to review selected parcels at Northland Park in Kansas City. We’ve been assisting with marketing exhibits and supporting documents such as site plans, perspective renderings, 3D models and animations.

    Rockefeller Group Development has exclusive development rights on 420 acres at Northland Park. They plan development of distribution facilities and warehouses ranging in size from 150,000 SF to 1 Million SF. The available lot sizes range anywhere from 11 to 85 acres. Northland Park is also home to Musician’s Friend, another completed M+H project you can read about in our Industrial Projects Section.

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  • Asynchrony Solutions – Interior Tenant Finishes

    Jul 15, 2013

    M+H Architects, in a joint venture with O’Toole Design Associates, recently completed an impressive 48,000 SF software provider interiors project for Asynchrony Solutions in Downtown St. Louis. Please see the “Technology – Mission Critical” tab of our “Projects” section for more information and additional photos.

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  • Wells Vehicle Electronics

    Jul 10, 2013

    This project for Wells Vehicle Electronics is a new, 2-story, 63,000 SF building to be connected via an enclosed link to their existing facility, which will remain. The new building is intended for relocation of Corporate offices and expansion of Engineering, Electronics and Mechanical labs, along with a vehicle garage. The exterior and interior of the existing facility will also be renovated.

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  • Please Note Our New Address

    Jul 10, 2013

    We’re all moved into our new space!
    M+H Architects
    2150 Schuetz Road, Suite 200
    St. Louis, MO 63146

    Please go to the “Corporate” tab of our “Projects” section for additional photos and information about our new corporate office space!

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  • GOYA Foods – New Office & Food Grade Distribution Facility

    Jul 10, 2013

    Goya Foods is the largest Hispanic-owned business in the U.S. and celebrated its 75th Anniversary in 2011. At about 631,000 SF, this will be the largest of Goya’s 15 American facilities.

    This flagship facility is a new three-story corporate headquarters office with two-level mezzanine and a new, single-story, food-grade distribution center. It will replace Goya’s current headquarters in Secaucus, NJ when it moves to this 40-acre site in Jersey City, NJ. Included in the project will be a dry warehouse, freezer/cooler/cold dock, shipping/receiving office and main office. The design provides for a highly mechanized material handling system, multi-level pick modules and 41’ clear height ceilings. It is constructed of load-bearing precast complimented with metal panel and glass accents that create an image and quality reflective of the Goya brand.

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  • American Tire Distributors – Retail/Distribution Facilities

    Jul 10, 2013

    American Tire Distributors, with 97 distribution centers servicing 40 states, is expanding their operations to exceed today’s fast growing market. ATD selected BC Construction Group and M+H Architects to provide them with exceptional design, technology and finishes for this Colorado facility and multiple other locations across the country including Colorado Springs, CO, and Londonderry, NH.

    This new 82,800 SF facility recently completed in Grand Junction, Colorado allows American Tire the ability to sell on site, direct to their clients. Square footage includes approximately 4,000 SF of office space and the distribution center has 28-foot clear height ceilings.

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  • World Wide Technology – Multi-Functional Corporate Center

    Jul 10, 2013

    This recently completed project is a new, 2-story, 57,200 SF headquarters to the east of World Wide Technology’s existing four building campus in Maryland Heights, Missouri.

    Please see the “Corporate” tab of our “Projects” section for additional information and photos.

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  • South Central Arkansas Electric Cooperative – New Facility

    Jul 10, 2013

    M+H Architects met with management and staff to identify and set goals and priorities for the South Central Arkansas Electric Cooperative (SCAEC) facilities. The new facility will utilize approximately 8 of the 25 acres they recently acquired, giving them room for long range growth and future expansion. The 28,944 SF office, operations, warehouse and vehicle storage building will limit the need for redundant support facilities and get management and operations crews under the same roof. All of the service and construction vehicles will be located under roof with the loading and warehouse area in the center of the building, on the same level, for ease of moving materials and equipment. A separate 5,032 SF of vehicle maintenance building with service bays and covered storage is also included. A fuel island will also be located on the site.

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  • Crawford Electric Cooperative – New Office & Operations Facility

    Jul 10, 2013

    This spring, M+H Architects and Crawford Electric Cooperative completed a new, 67,369 SF single level, office and operations facility consisting of a new office, warehouse and vehicle storage building.

    Please see the “Corporate” tab of our “Projects” section for additional information.

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  • Citizens Electric Corporation – New Headquarters & Service Centers

    Jul 10, 2013

    Construction is now complete for the 75,813 SF Headquarters, a 45,769 SF North Service Center, and a 34,916 SF South Service Center for Citizens Electric Corporation.

    Please see the “Corporate” tab of our “Projects” section for photos and additional information.

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  • 24 Years of Delivering What We Promise!

    Jul 10, 2013

    • Personal attention, design excellence and value
    • Successful Project delivery by talented, enthusiastic individuals
    • Consistent, thorough and complete documents
    • Innovation at every level of service
    • Responsive team approach to serving clients
    • Strong, long term relationships with clients and consultants

    THANK YOU!   We’re grateful to all our clients, friends and associates for our continued success!

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  • Missouri Military Academy – Stribling Hall

    Aug 16, 2013


    Missouri Military Academy, a junior and college preparatory boarding school for grades 5 through 12, is a beautiful campus on 228 acres in Mexico, Missouri. It is one of the premier all-boy private military boarding schools in the country. MMA has an impressive record of college admission and thousands of accomplished alumni who have assumed positions of authority in business, finance, education, the arts and the military. M+H Architects has developed a great relationship with Missouri Military Academy while working on multiple, significant projects since 2001.

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