Pete Mikelson Awarded Grand Prize in Videotect 4 Contest

Pete Mikelson Awarded Grand Prize in Videotect 4 Contest

Congratulations to Pete Mikelson for winning the Grand Prize in the Videotect 4 contest hosted by Architecture MN! Pete and his sister Anna’s entry, “14 Seats,” snagged the top prize from a panel of notable judges including Jason Derusha of WCCO TV, Stephanie Curtis of Minnesota Public Radio and Susan Smoluchowski of the MSP Film..
Dubuque Millwork District Master Plan Honored with 2013 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement

Dubuque Millwork District Master Plan Honored with 2013 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement

Earlier this year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized projects in seven communities around the country as winners of its 2013 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement.The award honors, Creative, sustainable initiatives that better protect the health and the environment while strengthening local economies. Cuningham Group is proud to have been a part of..
The Twin Cities Identity Crisis

The Twin Cities Identity Crisis

Jay Walljaspe Twin Cities, we have a problem! We’re not on most people’s radar of lively, livable, progressive, prosperous places. The cities we compete with for business, jobs and well-educated young workers enjoy strong identities as attractive, interesting places. Seattle is Microsoft and Nordstrom. The Bay Area is high-tech and avant-garde. Denver is America’s beer..
Minneapolis Skyway Open 2014

Minneapolis Skyway Open 2014

Charged with creating a mini golf hole for the 2014 Skyway Open, a team of Cuningham Group designers took on this year’s concept of neighborhood and developed a three-dimensional diagram of the overlapping boundaries of the neighborhoods along The Chain of Lakes. The team used the proximity to water to represent the energy these bodies..
Who We Are, Who We Will Be

Who We Are, Who We Will Be

Susan Brower, Minnesota State Demographer The next two decades will bring big changes to the Land of 10,000 Lakes. These changes will impact everything from how we receive Federal Funding to how funding is distributed around the state. Demographic changes will impact education, health, and our environment. Susan Brower, Minnesota’s state demographer, will discuss the..
Little Villages

Little Villages

Patrick Hanlon, CEO and Founder of THINKTOPIA At the core of every human being, is the desire to belong.  During his half-hour talk “Little Villages,” Patrick Hanlon outlines the pieces of social code that attract people to the communities we desire.  We begin to understand how the elements of creation story, creed, icons, ritual, sacred..