Recognition

Awards

Everyone likes to be rewarded for a 'job well done!' We're always thrilled to share our excitement and express our appreciation when one of our projects gets noticed amongst our peers. For us, an award is a reminder to always strive to do our best in every project we design. 

We are particularly proud of the awards we have received for our work in the areas of community involvement, historic rehabilitation, and sustainable design.

AIA College of Fellows

FAIA (Fellow of the American Institute of Architects), Randy Hafer, 2014


Northwest & Pacific Region Conference

Component Activity Award Presentation 1998
Billings Architectural Association, Meeting in the Mountains
For promoting the profession of architecture and interest and excellence in the built environment

What Makes it Green?

What Makes it Green? 2012

Honorable Mention, Regional Top Twelve Green Buildings Swift Building Lofts, Billings, MT Awarded by AIA Seattle Committee on the Environment (COTE)

What Makes it Green? 2009

Regional Top Ten Green Buildings
Klos Building (High Plains Architects Office), Billings, MT
Awarded by AIA Seattle
Committee on the Environment (COTE)

What Makes it Green? 2008

Regional Top Ten Green Buildings
Home on the Range (Offices for Northern Plains Resource Council and WORC), Billings, MT
Awarded by AIA Seattle
Committee on the Environment (COTE)

Small Business Association

2014 Small Business Person of the Year, Montana

Randy and Janna Hafer, High Plains Architects

Montana BetterBricks Award

2009 BetterBricks Award

First Annual Montana BetterBricks Awards
Architecture, Randy Hafer of High Plains Architects
When Randy received a call to tell him he was part of the first group of a select few to receive 
the Montana BetterBricks Award, he knew he was doing something right.  It's always an honor to receive an award; it's especially an honor to be recognized by your peers.  

Randy traveled to Helena where Governor Schweitzer presented the awards.  At the first annual Montana BetterBricks Awards, three outstanding leaders in the green building industry were honored for their efforts by BetterBricks along with NorthWestern Energy and the Montana Electric Cooperative Association (MECA). The event was held in conjunction with the Montana Ambassadors Annual Conference and the keynote speaker was T. Boone Pickens, the oil and gas entrepreneur, who spoke about his plan to reinvest in America and renewable energy.

In 2011, Randy was invited as a past recipient to discuss opportunities for 'old' buildings and present as a panelist on the topic of utilizing tax credits for historic buildings to help fund energy efficiency improvements at the Montana Energy Management Conference.

 

Montana Sustainable Building Awards

Montana Sustainability Award

Residential Building Honor Award 2016 and Special Jury Award for Comprehensive Sustainability for the Urban Frontier House

Montana Sustainable Building Award

Commercial Building Honor Award 2014 for Boys and Girls Club of Carbon County

Montana Sustainable Building Award

Residential Building Honor Award 2014 for Tracy Lofts

Montana Sustainable Building Award

Residential Building Honor Award 2014 for Swift Building Loft

Yellowstone Historic Preservation Board

Yellowstone Historic Preservation Board

Best Practices Achievement Award 2014 for the Tracy Lofts

Yellowstone Historic Preservation Board

Best Practices Achievement Award 2010 for the Swift Building Lofts

Yellowstone Historic Preservation Board

Best Practices Achievement Award 2007 for the Old Maverick Fire Station

Yellowstone Historic Preservation Board

Best Practices Achievement Award 2006 for the L&L Building (the Arcade Building)

Montana Preservation Alliance

Montana Preservation Alliance

2015 Historic Preservation Excellence Award, Outstanding Commercial Preservation Project for the Arvon Block in historic downtown Greatfalls, Montana

Montana Preservation Alliance

2015 Historic Preservation Excellence Award, Outstanding Local Preservation Project for Borden Hotel in historic downtown Whitehall, Montana

Montana Preservation Alliance

2010 Historic Preservation Excellence Award, Outstanding Commercial Preservation Project the Swift Building Lofts in historic downtown Billings, Montana

Montana Preservation Alliance

Excellence in Historic Preservation Award 2006 for One South Broadway (the Armour Cold Storage Building) and the L&L Building (the Arcade Building)
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