Nick Pancheau

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Architects have big plans for tiny-home concept


A trio of local architects is hoping to do something different, something big, with the concept of tiny homes. Brian Johnson, Nick Pancheau and Jeff Kanning, partners in Collaborative Design Architects, started a sister business, Arch 406, to cater to clients whose smaller, custom-designed projects weren’t quite big enough to interest most contractors. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Another good reason to like the grain bin house


Regular readers of Last Best News will probably remember our story about Kate Morris’ little grain bin house on the prairie, which we wrote about when it was under construction and again after its completion. We wrote about how Kate worked with Nick Pancheau from Collaborative Design Architects to realize her dream of living in a converted grain bin on the property north of Great Falls that she inherited from her parents. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Grain bin house makes list of ‘genius’ conversions


More accolades for Kate Morris’ beautiful grain bin house near Great Falls. Yahoo! Homes put the house, designed by Nich Pancheau, of Collaborative Design Architects in Billings, on its 2014 list of “most genius converted spaces.” Other projects on the list include a coverted monestary in France, a 120-year-old church in London and a laundromat boiler room converted into a tiny guesthouse in San Francisco, so Kate and Nick are in some pretty cool company. Continue Reading →

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