Time and Nature at Tippet Rise Art Center, by Cushing Terrel and Patrick Dougherty

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Project team
Lesley Gilmore, Jimmy Talarico, Jami Lorenz, Jon Lovgren.
JxM & Associates.
12,000 acres.
Fishtail, Montana - USA.

Karl Neumann, Jimmy Talarico, Travis Estvold.

Ralph Cushing, Everett Terrell. Cushing Terrell

Born of the great skies and lush mountain landscapes of Montana, Cushing Terrell's roots in the American West run deep. But since their founding in 1938, they have grown beyond the natural limits of the mountainous region, outward and on an upward trajectory that reflects a bright future. Characterized by the upward angles of your logo, they are driven by a desire to improve forever.

They are creative but careful, accomplished but modest, thoughtful but fun. But they never forget the scenery their company was established in, on a late summer day along the banks of the winding Boulder River. The natural beauty that surrounds these founding moments continues to underline and inspire their lives, work, and brand.

Celebrating their 80+ years in business, in 2019 they announced a name change from CTA Architects Engineers to Cushing Terrell. The brand name and renewal continue to celebrate its legacy and core values ​​as they look to the future.

Founded in Billings, Montana in 1938 by Ralph Cushing and Everett Terrell, the firm was established with the shared belief that the integration of architecture, engineering, and design would open the doors for deeper relationships and greater creativity. That belief continues to define the company today.

Over the past two decades, Cushing Terrell has grown far beyond its mountain roots and has expanded across the country, opening offices in Seattle, Washington; Austin, Texas; Denver, Colorado; Minneapolis, Minnesota; and New Orleans, Louisiana, among others. Now with 13 offices in six states (and plans to open an office in Atlanta, Georgia early next year), and more than 430 team members working in more than 30 disciplines, the firm is well-positioned to meet the demands of a broad spectrum of projects in a rapidly changing world. The firm's work spans a wide range of market sectors, including commercial, government, education, housing, healthcare, and retail, as well as specialty services such as advanced refrigeration engineering. Offering the value of a small local business backed by resources from large companies,

Recognized with hundreds of awards since its founding, the firm is ranked 17 out of 40 on Building Design + Construction magazine's 2019 list for engineering architecture. Known for its focus on client relationships and an engaging approach to the design process, the firm draws on its rich heritage for inspiration as it looks to the future, strengthening commitment to environmental stewardship and design practices. innovative.

The firm supports a variety of internal and community-focused initiatives to support diversity, equity, and sustainability, including the Green Advocacy Council and the Culture Ambassador program.

The signature work of the firm's 80-year service includes more than three decades of healthcare design work with Billings Clinic, an increasingly progressive business partnership with Stockman Bank, and more recently, invaluable relationships with clients that helped to launch the firm to a national presence like Dell. , Amazon, Target, and Google, among others. Some of the company's notable accomplishments include the design of Montana's first LEED v4 Platinum office building and the country's first ammonia / CO2 cascade refrigeration system used in a grocery store. Among Cushing Terrell's many current projects are new store concepts for Target, sustainable office environments for Google, secondary and higher education facilities in Wyoming and Montana, and government projects in the United States and around the world.



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