2017 AIA Minnesota Honor Awards

We are honored to be a part of the Minnesota architectural community and to congratulate the individuals, teams and our partners for their hard work on these outstanding projects that were recognized among the 2017 AIA Minnesota Honor Awards. See more at aia-mn.org

Faulkner Performing Arts Center >                                
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas

The design approach respects and is inspired by the memory of the historic structure, while transforming the building to suit the needs of a modern, flexible performance space.


Huss Center for the Performing Arts >
St. Paul Academy and Summit School, St. Paul, Minnesota

Along with being a new gateway to the campus, St. Paul Academy desired the arts to be more visible, while envisioning a contemporary state of the art facility capable of giving the school a new identity; one that integrates the arts more thoughtfully into campus life and student experience. 

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Mill Street Parking Structure >  
City of Wayzata, Minnesota

A partnership with the picturesque City of Wayzata to design an unobstrusive structure to accommodate an increase in visitors enjoying lakefront amentities while not detracting from the character of the lakefront setting.

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Minnesota State Capitol—Restoration >  
St. Paul, Minnesota

The five-year restoration touched virtually every aspect of the Capitol—from inside to outside, from the dome to the basement—renewing and modernizing the building for a new generation of Minnesotans.

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Ramsey County Library—Shoreview >               
Shoreview, Minnesota

The new library, operated by Ramsey County Libraries, replaced a functionally obsolete community library with the Shoreview Library as a new regional library. The exterior design seeks to celebrate the craft and experience of a book through the lens of contemporary architecture. Interior detailing highlights walnut-paneled conference and community rooms, fireplace, artwork, and expansive exterior views.

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Walker Art Center Expansion >
Minneapolis, Minnesota

The new entry pavilion and renovation unifies the formerly disjointed site and presents a clear, bold new identity for the Walker Art Center. Through a series of simple but complex moves, the pavilion, renovation and upper garden now manifest as a public heart for the sprawling Walker campus.

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