Who We Are

Minnesota’s leading sustainable architects since 1969

Meet the Team

Leverage our decades of expertise and innovation to achieve your facility’s architectural and design goals.

Partner with CNH, and our talented architects and interior designers will make certain your needs are met at every step of your project.

Leverage our decades of experience and sustainability expertise for a greener, more efficient facility

Partner with CNH, and our talented architects will make certain your needs are met
at every step of your project
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Wayne Hilbert, AIA, LEED AP

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.
  • University of Minnesota, Bachelor of Architecture
  • Registered Architect in Minnesota
  • Certified Interior Designer in Minnesota
  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Firm Membership in the US Green Building Council
  • Rotary International, past President Eagan Rotary
  • Eagan Rotary Foundation, past Chair