5 Best Utah Commercial Architect Firms

5 Best Utah Commercial Architect Firms

Salt Lake City, Utah. Here are our pick for the ‘5 Best Utah Commercial Architect Firms’. that have been rocking our world, with great architectural designs around our beautifully valleys. These design guru’s know how to get a job done with beauty, style, and our earth in mind. Let us know what you think of our list, and if we missed one of your favorite commercial architecture firms, please do let us know.



Sparano + Mooney Architecture create masterpieces of modern commercial design, hellbent on delivering sustainable architecture that works seamlessly within it’s neighborhood. Focusing on the clients needs with a four step process that allows them to imagine and create the perfect design for their clients. Use of the highest grade materials, that are also green friendly takes highest priority, it’s not just stucco here, nope, it’s more like design at the highest level.

You can find Sparano + Mooney Architecture in the good ol’ Salt Lake City, Utah and Los Angeles, California.

Sparano + Mooney Architecture awards:
Utah Arts Council, Design Arts 15, glashausen / 2015
Elected to the AIA College of Fellows (John) / 2015
AIA Western Region Young Architect of the Year (Anne) / 2014
Bronze Medal Award, AIA Utah (John) / 2013
Utah Arts Council, Design Arts 13, St. Joseph the Worker Church / 2013
Architectural Firm of the Year Award, AIA Utah / 2012
American Concrete Institute Excellence in Concrete Award / 2012
Engineering News Record’s Best Project / 2011
American Institute of Architects Western Region Design Award / 2010

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For over 40 years, VCBO Architecture has delivered impeccable design, performance, innovation, and dedication to client service. As a top five Intermountain Region architectural firm, we actively contribute to the built environment through meaningful projects. This philosophy continues with active participation of over 80 professionals, ranging from programmers, architectural designers, interior designers, specifiers, project managers, and administrative staff. VCBO cultivates an inspired office environment that attracts and nurtures excellence, accuracy, innovation, comprehensive thinking and design talent.

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Since 1923, MHTN Architects, has elevated their work to a standard of design that excels above their contemporaries. First and foremost, their dedication to green building and being a leader in environmental design is industry leading and forward thinking.

Great design begins from the ground up, and every design by MHTN is well conceived. Their innovative approach to design makes for some very forward thinking and tasteful developments, which is quite refreshing in Utah’s beige is bland, design aesthetics.

MHTN specializes  in a full spectrum of services, including Commercial, Civic, Mixed Use, Healthcare, and Education design. All of which has led to a plethora of awards, here’s but a few:
AIA Utah Architecture Firm of the Year, 2011
Zweig White “Best Firms to Work For” Top 10, 2011
Building Design + Construction Magazine’s Best Firms to Work For – Top 5, 2011
ENR Mountain States Intermountain Top Design Firms, 2011
Utah Green Business award winner Utah Business Magazine, 2010
Intermountain Architect of the Year, Mountain States Construction, 2010
Architect Magazine’s May 2010 “Top Architect” edition.

MHTN team is built of 60 professionals that handles everything from Utah local accounts to National developments.

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Lloyd Architects

Just around the corner from VCBO offices in downtown SLC is Lloyd Architects, whose architectural work is some of the very finest to be found in Utah and in fact, the USA. Sustainability drives their design, which is important to help build a culture of healthy, vibrant, and good for nature buildings. Their brand stands with integrity, “Building from here means being rooted in a location. Understanding the culture of a place. Both interpreting the past and inspiring a hopeful future by developing simple, authentic spaces. At Lloyd Architects, we find great meaning in building from here.’

Lloyd Architects have won many awards:
Utah Style & Design 2016
ENR Merit Award 2015
AIA Utah Merit Award 2015

Of course, without beautiful design they wouldn’t be on our list, check out a few of their projects below, or visit the Lloyd website for more.

We love what Lloyd is all about, “we remain dedicated to design excellence in all aspects of our work. So we look beyond property lines. Think unconventionally. Work sustainably. Respect the environment, and integrate its resources in creative ways. Because we know that in addition to building and enhancing structures, we’re contributing to the fabric of a community.”

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FFKR Architects do great work when it comes to renovating older buildings and giving them a modern twist. Keeping Utah’s classic architecture is a must and we are always glad to see older buildings restored. Besides being renovation masters, FFKR offer every other form of architecture you could possibly want; client-centered architectural, landscape architecture, planning, and even interior design.

“FFKR Architects provides innovative, client-centered architectural, landscape architecture, planning, and interior design services to a broad range of clientele across the United States. Our office is located in the historic Bogue Building in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. FFKR has a reputation for design excellence, environmental leadership, and budgetary responsibility, and has been a Western Mountain Region AIA, and AIA Utah Firm of the Year. We maintain a staff of over 100 architects, designers and support personnel who have the talent, expertise and passion to meet our clients’ most demanding challenges.”

Awards: Western Mountain Region AIA, and AIA Utah Firm of the Year.

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