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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..
State Fair Master Planning

State Fair Master Planning

“Many people don’t realize that most everything that surrounds us is planned. At a fair or festival, providing a great guest experience is paramount. That’s why it’s so important to look at every aspect of that experience, from point of entry to entertainment venues and facilities to traffic patterns.” – Cuningham Group Principal Brian Tempas,..
Starting Small

Starting Small

In urban development, the key to making big strides lies in the little things. “Fond du Lac is…” This was the phrase that residents of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin were prompted to answer using stencils and spray-paint on a sunny Saturday morning this past September. Assisted by a team of Cuningham Group designers, community members..
Equity & Diversity: Gender Diversity

Equity & Diversity: Gender Diversity

Cuningham Group conducted a presentation series this year on Gender Equity and Diversity. Organized by a team of our employees, we discussed the factors that go into making a firm successful. Cuningham Group continuously strives to be a leader in equity and diversity, which we view as a main component of firm success. Throughout the..