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Deep Idaho Roots, Deeply Rooted Design

Byron W. Folwell, AIA, is an award-winning architect, designer, and native Idahoan with over fifteen years of professional experience. He founded his studio in 2005, combining full architectural services with art, design, and creative problem solving. 

In the ensuing years, Byron has successfully completed over sixty projects, practicing as project manager, construction administrator, designer and architect-of-record. His commitment to creating engaging and inclusive public places is multiplied by his passion for the preservation of cultural, historic, and environmental resources.

Byron has notably executed many high-profile civic projects for the City of Boise, including his current work on the James Castle House. As principal and architect, he is deeply involved in the project at every level, offering a high-touch level of service and knowledge that his clients prize. He prides himself on thoughtful, highly customized, site-specific design that balances aesthetics and feasibility, meaning and utility.

He is an active member of the preservation community and is particularly interested in the intersections of history, art, and the built environment. Byron holds a Master of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Idaho. He lives in Boise with his wife, two children, two cats, and a vegetable garden.