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..
STRATEGIC HIRES IN CULVER CITY, DENVER, AND PHOENIX OFFICES STRENGTHEN CUNINGHAM GROUP

STRATEGIC HIRES IN CULVER CITY, DENVER, AND PHOENIX OFFICES STRENGTHEN CUNINGHAM GROUP

We are thrilled to announce the hiring of four strategic personnel: National Workplace Director Gary Miciunas; Senior Interior Designer Andrea Bartlett; Senior Project Manager Daniel Olic; and Senior Medical Planner Steven Powell. “We’re fortunate to have these extremely talented individuals join our firm,” says Cuningham Group CEO Tim Dufault. “They each bring valuable skills, experience..
July 10 – The Geography of Prince

July 10 – The Geography of Prince

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today… for an Urban Currents all about Minnesotan music legend, Prince! For the past three years, local music historian Kristen Zschomler has been researching, fact-checking and clarifying Prince’s historic journey. Now, she is presenting her fascinating and revealing excavations — many of which challenge long-held narratives and perceptions about..
June 12 – The Music of Minneapolis

June 12 – The Music of Minneapolis

Jason Wittenberg, Planning Manager for the City of Minneapolis & Elizabeth Gales, Historian/Architectural Historian at Hess Roise Minneapolis’ vibrant music scene has deep roots. They go well beyond Prince, Dylan and Westerberg. Last year, the City of Minneapolis set out to document this rich history, completing a first-of-its-kind Music Context Study which provided information on several genres..
Supporting Sustainable Design With Client Surveys

Supporting Sustainable Design With Client Surveys

According to the EPA-sponsored National Human Activity Pattern Survey (NHAPS), Americans spend as much as 87 percent of their lives indoors. With so much time spent in buildings, architecture firms like Cuningham Group are uniquely positioned to improve the health and well-being of their clients, as well as the health of the natural environment in..
Supporting the Support Staff

Supporting the Support Staff

John Cuningham, FAIA, who founded our firm in 1968, often shared that the first person he hired to work for him was an administrator. John always recognized that the health of an architecture firm is directly related to the health of its support staff. Thanks to John’s initial commitment, Cuningham Group has continually pushed the..
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..
Sustainability and Wellness Goals

Sustainability and Wellness Goals

“Cuningham Group has a long track record of sustainable design achievement, initiated by John Cuningham himself.  In the last few years, we have made many efforts to re-capture a leadership position among design firms, starting with our signing the 2030 Challenge and the 2030 China Accord.  We are constantly pushing our design teams, clients, and..
Advancing Our Industry: Women in Architecture

Advancing Our Industry: Women in Architecture

Recently, design writer Allison Arieff gained attention — both positive and negative — for a piece she published in The New York Times opinion section. The piece, “Where Are All the Female Architects?” questioned why architecture remains a male-dominated industry, despite a relatively high amount of female graduates. In light of this article’s traction, Madame Architect..