Innovating for a Community Palate Since 1983

Since our founding in 1983, we have created innovative architectural solutions that enhance the delivery of public services to the community, promotes sustainable and efficient operations, and enriches the surrounding community throughout the state of Utah. 

JRCA Architects has successfully assisted more than 40 municipalities, counties, and states in achieving their goals through programming, master planning, and design of facilities. Our award-winning government projects have included city halls, multi-use municipal centers, and a variety of public service facilities. Our facilities set an example of appropriate sustainable design in the community. Often, they can reinforce the community’s identity and act as a catalyst for additional planned development.

Through our years of master planning, programming, and facility design work with communities throughout the country, we have demonstrated our ability to listen to the needs and requirements of the client, offer innovative and cost-effective design options, and assist in implementing successful solutions. The process of creating a facility that will optimize our client’s operations, inspire people, create a sustainable design, and convey a specific image to the public, begins with our ability to listen and understand.

Our Services

JRCA Architects is a full-service architecture and design firm with offices in both Salt Lake City and Cedar City. We provide many services to meet the goals and objectives of the project, and we understand the importance of designing energy efficient, sustainable, and durable facilities.

Our services include: 

  • Feasibility Studies

  • Facility Needs Assessments

  • Existing Facility Evaluations

  • Programming

  • Master Planning

  • Regulator Agency Approval Assistance

  • Facility Design

  • Interior Design

  • Construction Phase Administration

  • Sustainable Design (Including LEED)



As active members of the US Green Building Council, and with many of our staff achieving LEED accreditation, we strive to incorporate sustainable design principles in all of our projects. We encourage decisions at each phase of the design process that will reduce negative impacts on the environment, balance life-cycle costs, and create a healthy work environment for the building’s users and occupants without compromising the project budget.

We are excited to demonstrate our ability to balance schedules, budgets, and constructability, with innovative and exciting design solutions that respond to the specific project goals.     


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In Dec 2012, JRCA Architects completed the construction of our Public Works Facility. The project was completed on time and at budget. In my 30+ years of construction experience I have never worked with a firm that was always looking out for my best interest until we brought JRCA Architects on board. Their design, quality control, and oversight was impeccable. They have a high lever of construction knowledge and experience that kept the project moving at a rapid pace without compromise to quality. Their personnel were respectful, professional and team players. They worked hard to provide the best resources and ideas that made this a state of the art facility.
This being said, I give my highest recommendation of JRCA Architects for providing Riverton City a quality facility that we are proud of and will occupy through the build out of the City.
— G. Trace Robinson P.E. - Public Works Director and City Engineer, Riverton Public Works