Minnesota’s leading sustainable architects since 1969
A full-service architecture firm committed to your project
CNH Architects has been providing excellent design services to meet client goals for over five decades. Over these many years of service, we’ve led the way in innovative design and creative collaboration by listening to our clients and sharing our expertise. Partner with CNH, and we pledge to make your satisfaction our top priority. Our goal is a long-term, successful partnership, so we’ll be persistent and disciplined while working on your project, and never settle for a partial success.
As Principal Architect and an owner of CNH Architects for over 25 years, Wayne brings creativity and experience to each of his clients’ projects. He has been nationally recognized for sustainable design, and several of his projects have received green certifications and Energy Star status. Wayne has successfully designed and managed hundreds of new construction and remodeling projects at every phase for both public and private clients.
Wayne’s long list of successful projects include community centers, office buildings, vehicle maintenance facilities, courtrooms, retreat centers, city halls, animal exhibits, retail stores, camps, recreational facilities, park shelters, laboratories, libraries, fire stations, clubhouses, and more.
University of Minnesota, Bachelor of Architecture
University of Minnesota, Master of Business Administration
National architectural certification through NCARB
Licensed architect in multiple locations
Certified Construction Specialist (CCS), Construction Specifier Institute
LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP), US Green Building Council
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Construction Specification Institute (CSI)
MN Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience & Interior Design (AELSLAGID), Board Member
Rotary Club of Apple Valley, Member and Past President
Reach for the Stars, Past Board Member
MN Governor’s Design Team, Past Member
National Eagle Scout Association, Member
AIA’s Sustainable Assessment Team (SDAT) – Apple Valley 2011, Steering Committee and AIA Sponsoring Member
Quinn Hutson, AIA, LEED AP
As principal in the firm, Quinn’s responsibilities cover all facets of architectural design, design development and construction document preparation. Individual project tasks include: client need assessment, alternative concept development, design/construction document preparation, building material and finish selection, cost estimating, code compliance verification and approval assurance. In addition to over 25 years with CNH Architects, Quinn’s background includes many years of construction experience and annual continuing education to bring current construction knowledge to all of his projects.