Testimonials 2018-01-22T10:30:26+00:00

What Our Clients Say

“The Southern Boone School District has had an extensive history working with Mr. Davis addressing our architectural needs…I have no hesitations in recommending Mr. Davis and the PWA firm for any endeavor. I truly appreciate his partnership, attention to detail and commitment to customer service.”
Christopher Felmlee,Superintendent of Schools, Southern Boone County R-1 School District
“The professionalism, quality of plans and specs, and communication that PW Architects displayed throughout the project (Battle Elementary School) proved to be a key ingredient in its successful completion. It is nice to know that when we bid a PWA planed project, the project has a great chance of being a success.”
Josh Quick, Superintendent and Dewayne Holloway, Sr. Project Manager, K&S Associates, Inc., General Contractors
“We have worked nearly exclusively with Chris Davis, but I know the entire team within their organization feels pride and ovmership in our successful construction projects over the last decade. They have been instrumental in helping us communicate to our community the importance of each project, the costs of those projects, and the long tern1 benefits they will provide. Needless to say, we have had overwhelming support for each and every bond issue that has been presented.”
Joe Miller, Board Member, Southern Boone County R-1 School District
“What a smooth stress-free experience working with PWArchitects, Inc. The Shepard School community was excited from the day we broke ground and every day after the anticipation and joy grew. The students are so happy to be out of the trailers and into one building, where they can grow together as one learning community! Thank you for creating such a beautiful, spacious, safe, new addition for Shepard Elementary!”
Jacquie Ward,former Shepard Elementary School Principal, Columbia Public Schools
“PWArchitects were incredibly professional to work with.  The project truly felt like a collaborative effort with very open and transparent dialogue.  Chris listened carefully to our wishes and requests for the project and worked with us to make it happen.  Every step of the way it was clearly apparent that tremendous care was being put in to the project.”
David Egan,Assistant Principal/Athletic Director at Rock Bridge High School, Columbia Public Schools
“The CPS Technology Services Department has had very positive and productive experiences working with Chris Davis of PWArchitects, Inc. Chris’ attention to detail for the technology-related items of our construction and design projects has served us well… We also find Chris’ expertise and experience helpful as he provides advice and suggestions to help meet our technology needs.”
Dr. Chris Diggs, Director of Technology Services, Columbia Public Schools
“The end product of our building process is a facility expansion which I believe will meet our needs for several years. The layout is such that future expansion can be accommodated. Traffic flow both within the church and outside has been greatly improved. We have hosted two large events since our new building opened; both were resounding successes that depended upon our new facilities.”
Harold L. Deckerd, Chairman, Building Planning Committee, Parkade Baptist Church
“The design team worked closely with our organization to address every detail in the layout of the building; offering practical solutions while remaining sensitive to our budgetary constraints. The design team was very accessible, responsive and focused on our project needs.”
Steve Etcher, Executive Director, Boonslick Regional Planning Commission
“We are pleased with the professional work of Brad and his staff. They went the ‘second mile’ in helping us with simulated pictures and a video pass through of the new spaces during our capital campaign. Interaction with the full building/planning committee and with smaller ad hoc (special interest groups) has been excellent.”
George B. Garner, Co-chair,Building/Planning Committee and retired UMC Faculty Member, Broadway Christian Church
“We have found PWArchitects to be professional in their business practices, responsive to our special requirements and needs, and enjoyable to work with.”
Fire Chief Charles P. Witt, Jr., Columbia Fire Department
“We were extremely pleased with the results of the entire building process with PWA. From the initial design meetings, meeting with the community to promote the bond issue, to the final move in of the facility – PWA was there every step of the way.”
Joe Miller, Senior Vice President, Commerce Bank
“We want to have the retail space add to the vibrancy downtown. By having retail, you’re adding walk-by traffic, and people feel more safe downtown.”
Barbara Buffaloe, Sustainability Manager, City of Columbia - reported in the Columbia Missourian, May 23, 2012
“I have noticed over the years that PWA has not only continued a high level of business knowhow, but has developed further knowledge of the housing industry rules and regulations in order to meet all the requirements needed and to help take the burden off the local agency.”
Jack McCord, Hannibal Housing Authority
“I have found PWA responsive, competent and dedicated to completing the project correctly and on schedule.”
Ms Beth Asbury, Design Project Manager, University of Missouri-Rolla
“Being good stewards of available resources is an important value for our organization. PWA certainly helped us incorporate environmental values into our building design.”
Reuben Wilbur, former Treasurer and Director of Administrative Services, Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church
“By addressing critical needs of Tate and Switzler, we’re also able to better use existing space and increase the number of classroom seats by 270 and the number of faculty offices by 30, both priorities for the Provost’s office. Both projects are prime examples of sound sustainable stewardship.”
Bobb Swanson, former Assistant Director of Campus Facilities, Planning, Design & Construction, University of Missouri
“Our children will benefit from this building now, but also learn how to use our earth’s resources wisely. Eventually these children will be the leaders of our community and will continue this effort as adults.”
Dr. Beverly Borduin, former Principal, Grant Elementary School, Columbia Public Schools
“PWA, principally Erik, worked very diligently with our board, chief, and firefighters to put us into fire stations that fit our needs and our budget. They stayed with us from the beginning to the end of the project…We would not hesitate to hire PWA again, and would recommend them to any other fire department. They know their fire stations.”
George Zimny, Director, Southern Boone County Fire Protection District
“Trittenbach Development has worked with PWArchitects, Inc. on several projects ranging from tenant infills to a four-story medical office building. Throughout our collaboration, we have been very pleased with the service and professionalism demonstrated by their firm. Answers to questions are always timely, and on the rare occasion that urgent issues arise they have always been quick to come forward with reasonable solutions.”
Mr. Nathan Odle, Managing Member, Trittenbach Development
“Our work environment is conducive to teamwork…We have removed all semblances of cubicles within our application and system development areas and created lab spaces where all members of the team reside together.”
Mike Pierce, Director of Data Services, Carfax, excerpt from Inside Columbia, Fall, 2011
“You have the most beautiful dental office” my staff and I hear from our patients on a regular basis. Brad Wright, of PWArchitects in Columbia was our architect, and he was instrumental in designing the building and making very helpful suggestions throughout the process of its’ construction and completion. I was very happy to have chosen such an excellent firm to work with.”
Bradford W. Russell, D. M. D.
“We are especially pleased that the building [Cape Girardeau Nature Center] itself is designed not only to conserve energy and other natural resources, but to serve as a learning tool, offering opportunities to educate about conserving resources.”
Keith Lesko, formerly with the Missouri Department of Conservation
“Trittenbach Development has worked with PWA on several projects ranging from tenant infills to a four-story medical office building. Throughout our collaboration, we have been very pleased with the service and professionalism demonstrated by their firm. Answers to questions are always timely, and on the rare occasion that urgent issues arise they have always been quick to come forward with reasonable solutions.”
Nathan Odle, Managing Member, Trittenbach Development
“The building has been well received by our staff, and customers and its success has allowed our company to expand our service to mid-Missouri customers with two additional branches in Jefferson City. The consistent visual aesthetic of each branch facility combined with our commitment to environmentally conscious development (and a branding campaign) has strengthened our image and position in the community.”
Hal James, Missouri Credit Union
“Over the past 25 years PWA has completed four projects ranging from the Burn’s Athletic Complex to a classroom addition in the Mabee Auditorium to student housing to our latest Student Activity Center. PWArchitects oversight during the completion of these projects has been very professional and thorough. They have consistently produced deliverables on time and within agreed upon budgets. Missouri Valley College highly recommends Chris Davis and PWArchitects for any architectural design and construction management project you may have In the near future.”
Tom Fifer, Vice President of Enrollment Management & Operations, Missouri Valley College
“This new facility (the new Student Center) will provide much needed space for student interactions and recreation. As our student population has grown there is an increased need for this specially designed facility, which will enhance the student life environment and provide space for student social engagement.”
Bonnie Humphreys, President, Missouri Valley College
“I remember when I first saw the design I thought it was the smartest thing I had ever seen.”
Rick McGuire, Ph.D., former Head Coach, Track and Field, University of Missouri