‘Cathexes’ is the plural of ‘cathexis’, which is an investment of mental or emotional energy in a person,object, or idea.

CATHEXES is a full-service architectural firm that not only provides planning, design and documentation services to a diverse family of clients, we also strive to design healthy, environmentally friendly, and economically sustainable projects from individual buildings to the broader community and region.

We are committed to our work over and above the built environment. Throughout, is a responsibility and process that entails an understanding of Place, Presence, Growth, and Culture. The embodiment of CATHEXES is the commitment to explore the life experience and be willing to accept any consequence of risk: we encourage all to dream what might be. We endeavor through architecture to influence our culture, foster the education of ourselves and of others, and lead in professional excellence. Owners, building professionals, users, and the environment are all affected by what is designed and built. It is our job to facilitate a positive effect.


  • Competitive salary
  • Retirement and health benefits
  • Paid time off accrual
  • Opportunities for advancement within the firm
  • Your own personal space, rich studio culture, NO CUBICLES!

For inquires or to submit a cover letter and resume please send emails to 

© 2024 Cathexes

(775) 329-3341

Serving a diverse landscape:
architectural licensure in NV, CA, WA, MT, FL, CO, Ireland, and the UK.

427 Ridge St., Suite C
Reno, NV 89501

ca·thex·es (ka-thĕk’sēz)
Investment of mental or emotional energy in a person, object, or idea.