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April 21, 2010 - Architectural Firm Selected

The committee selected local architectural firm Cooper, Robertson, Simonsen and Associates (CRSA) and partner Sink Combs Dethlefs Architects to design the project. The collaboration provides arena design expertise and local participation for the project. The team assembled has unparalleled, relevant experience and ability.

  • CRSA http://www.crsa-us.com/ has been an integral part of community building throughout the Western Mountain Region since 1975. The firm’s award winning work of creative and innovative urban design, historic preservation, and civic, commercial, cultural and institutional projects can found in large and small communities. Recognized as a leader in community-centered design, their services will include architecture, planning and landscape architecture for the future Idaho Falls Event Center.

  • Sink Combs Dethlefs http://www.sinkcombs.com/ is recognized internationally as a leader in multi-use arena and event center design. The mid-sized firm, established in 1962, maintains offices in Chicago and Denver. They have contributed their expertise to dozens of sports and exhibition projects throughout the world, working closely with municipalities, universities and private organizations to create designs that meet the specific needs of owners and users. Their completed centers include Independence Event Center, 1st Bank Event Center, Tim’s Toyota Center and the Wenatchee Town Toyota Center.