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Telling Stories With Data Maps

Telling Stories With Data Maps

How can mapping be used to tell data-rich stories about context and design? As forward-thinking designers and planners, this is a question we are constantly asking ourselves at Cuningham Group. For many years we’ve used ArcGIS — the industry-standard geographic information system software — to gather information about our projects’ sites. Recently, however, we have also..
Reflections on the 2019 Women’s Leadership Summit

Reflections on the 2019 Women’s Leadership Summit

“We have the power to change the profession of architecture – and by extension, to literally change the world around us. Changing the profession and the world is what women in architecture have been working to do for decades.” These are remarks taken from AIA Minnesota Executive Vice President Mary-Margaret Zindren’s welcome address at this..
Summer Interns Explore American Indian Cultural Corridor with Collaborative Project

Summer Interns Explore American Indian Cultural Corridor with Collaborative Project

How does one attract, approach and enter a space? This is the question that the 2019 Summer Student Intern Cohort was tasked with investigating as part of their collaborative project, a staple of Cuningham Group’s Summer Student Cohort program. Working collaboratively across all six of Cuningham Group’s U.S. offices, this year’s cohort explored the American Indian Cultural..
2019 Summer Interns Kick-Off Collaborative Project

2019 Summer Interns Kick-Off Collaborative Project

Each year, the Cuningham Group summer intern cohort steps away from their day-to-day learning and client-driven work to team up on a collaborative project. Yesterday, our 2019 cohort — our largest one yet! — kicked off their project with a site visit to the American Indian Cultural Corridor (AICC). The parameters of the collaborative project..
May 7 – Understanding the Scale and Impact of Minneapolis’ Creative Sector

May 7 – Understanding the Scale and Impact of Minneapolis’ Creative Sector

Dr. Brenda Kayzar, Collaborative Strategist and Owner, Urbane DrK Consulting and Gülgün Kayim, Director of the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy,  City of Minneapolis Minneapolis Creative Index 2018: Understanding the Scale and Impact of Minneapolis’ Creative Sector The Minneapolis Creative Index 2018, issued by the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy at..
Benedictine Living Community of Shakopee

Benedictine Living Community of Shakopee

The Benedictine Living Community of Shakopee will be a senior living facility providing independent living, assisted living, and assisted living memory care. Located just two miles from St. Gertrude’s Health and Rehabilitation Center, this new facility will also be a Benedictine Health Systems (BHS) campus. The space, which recalls the historic nature of Shakopee with..
The Room Fitness Monitor

The Room Fitness Monitor

How can sensor data directly inform the experience of everyday building occupants? The last three decades have seen a proliferation of sensors and network connectivity in objects ranging from the everyday to the one-of-a-kind. This rapidly increasing digital neural network, often referred to as  the “Internet of Things” (IoT), is poised to completely restructure the..