Our People

Our staff is as diverse as the buildings we design – one of our greatest benefits!

Our team brings a range of ages, interests, backgrounds and creative skills to each project. When we collaborate and work together, amazing things happen!

Our People

Our Process

At CMBA, we have a unique design philosophy called “Upward Thinking.” We begin by providing you with a solid foundation of knowledge and build up from there with innovative ideas and forward-thinking solutions.

Upward Thinking takes every project to the next level…and the next…and the next. Our goal is to reach a level of excellence far beyond your expectations.

Our Process

  • Preschool Learning Center
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    Sioux Center, IA
  • Reiman Gardens
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    Ames, IA
  • Library Learning Commons
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    Iowa City, IA
  • Orange City Area Health System
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    Orange City, IA
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    Crary Huff Law Firm
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    Sioux City, IA
  • Fine Arts Center
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    Spencer, IA
  • LaunchPAD Children's Museum
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    Sioux City, IA
  • Educational Technology Center, Lindquist Center
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    Iowa City, IA
  • Buhler Rohlfs Hall and Krone Advising Center
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    Sioux City, IA
  • Dakota Valley High School
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    North Sioux City, SD
  • Sunnybrook Medical Plaza
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    Sioux City, IA

Our Clients

Our Approach to Surge Capacity in Healthcare Design

October 15, 2020

The U.S. healthcare system has been on our mind a lot at CMBA as it is undergoing considerable stress due to an influx of patients infected with the novel coronavirus. We believe that part of the longer-term answer lies not just with traditional health providers, but in the potential of our cities and communities to…[Read More]

CMBA’s Take on The Future of The Office

October 7, 2020

With employees now returning to the office and coronavirus still a lingering threat, more businesses are thinking about how to best adapt their spaces. CMBA thinks that Pivot Spaces could be a great way of doing that. People come first at CMBA, and pivot spaces can help to make the office somewhere people want to…[Read More]

On-Site Staff Childcare: The Right Move for Your Hospital?

September 30, 2020

According to the Maryland Child Care Resource Network, more than 65% of workers have at least one young child. Whether a worker is a single parent or half of a dual income family, quality and reliable child care is a top priority among this majority of the population. However, it doesn’t come without its obstacles….[Read More]

How Remote Work Will Change Office Design

September 24, 2020

Remote work has been on the rise for the past couple of years, but current events have obviously accelerated the shift. Many companies around the world are rising to the occasion, acting swiftly to safeguard employees and migrate to a new way of working that even the most extreme business-continuity plans hadn’t envisioned. There are…[Read More]

One of the aspects of CMBA that I greatly appreciate is that they clearly understand the significance of having their name associated with a project. Of course that means quality professional design, but it also means service delivery throughout the construction cycle and, most significantly, afterwards.
Martin W. GuthmillerChief Executive OfficerOrange City Area Health System