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Sustainability at Erie PreK-8: Erie, Colorado

Sustainability at Erie PreK-8: Erie, Colorado

Erie PreK-8 School is located in Boulder County, Colorado, one of the greenest counties in the United States. How can a new school live up to this community’s high expectations for sustainability and energy efficiency without breaking the budget? That was the challenge Cuningham Group faced in the design of the new PreK-8 School.  Setting..
The Principles of Exceptional Design

The Principles of Exceptional Design

There are many books on the topic of “design thinking,” meaning the unique way in which successful designers reach solutions. Design thinking can be summarized as divergent thinking paired with a collaborative and iterative solution process. In other words, successful designers in this arena enthusiastically try a lot of varied concepts until we find the..
IECC 2015 Daylighting Code: Heading in Right Direction?

IECC 2015 Daylighting Code: Heading in Right Direction?

Energy codes and great initiatives like Architecture 2030 have changed the face of the construction industry. Because of energy codes and initiatives, everyone is becoming more cognizant of energy issues which were barely discussed a decade ago. Many states and counties have recently adopted the latest energy code: IECC 2015. This is a great next..
Linking Academia and The Practice Knowledge Loop

Linking Academia and The Practice Knowledge Loop

Cuningham Group in partnership with the University of Minnesota Masters of Science in Architecture in Research Practices (MS-RP) Program, links the academia and practice knowledge loop by utilizing previous methodology research to solve student enrollment issues at a Master Plan level. Read more about the research here. 
Cuningham Group in Casino Design 2015

Cuningham Group in Casino Design 2015

Global Gaming Business magazine publishes an annual issue, Casino Design, that provides leading coverage of the design and construction industry as it relates to the gaming resort sector. Cuningham Group is pleased to be a regular contributor. Here are the highlights from the latest issue: Tom Hoskens interviewed in “Going Non-Gaming – Casino Design’s annual roundtable with design and..
Where Art Meets Architecture

Where Art Meets Architecture

The Smoky Mountain News published “Where art meets architecture” featuring Cuningham Group Director of Native American Design & Planning, Sam Olbekson, ahead of the September 28th opening of the new Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino & Hotel.
Shop ‘Till You Drop

Shop ‘Till You Drop

Cuningham Group principal Tom Hoskens weighs in on the topic of Tribal Casinos adding retail, restaurants and racing in an effort to compete with growing competition. Read the article here in the 2015 issue of Tribal Government Gaming magazine.
Cuningham Group in Annual Casino Design Issue

Cuningham Group in Annual Casino Design Issue

Casino Design provides significant coverage of the construction and design industry as it relates to the gaming resort sector. This publication is the most complete coverage of the casino design industry published by a gaming trade magazine. Each year Cuningham Group is asked to contribute to articles for the annual issue. Here is where we appeared..
Casinos of the Future Presented at G2E

Casinos of the Future Presented at G2E

Cuningham Group principal and Director of Strategic Development, Tom Hoskens, was part of a panel presentation about Casinos of the Future given at the annual Global Gaming Expo held in Las Vegas (Sept 30 – Oct 2). Check out this video to view a portion of his presentation and see what Cuningham Group thinks the Casinos..