July 25: Extremely Mainstream

July 25: Extremely Mainstream

Brenda Hoppe, Founder, Midwest Skateboarding Alliance and Dustin Grice, Founder/CEO, Ride Minnesota™ Skateboarding, BMX, and motocross and other “extreme” sports have taken over downtown the past two summers as Minneapolis develops further to support such sports. With the X-Games ramping up this weekend, this action-orientated sporting event shines light on the fast-paced summer activities that have become..
Cuningham Group Volunteers for Denver Architectural Foundation Cleworth Architecture Legacy

Cuningham Group Volunteers for Denver Architectural Foundation Cleworth Architecture Legacy

Our Denver office participated in an eight-week volunteer series for Denver Architectural Foundation Cleworth Architecture Legacy (DAFCAL). DAFCAL brings participating architecture firms into local K-12 schools to teach young students about the Design profession. This year, Cuningham Group was paired with two 5th grade classes at High Tech Elementary School. The sessions covered a series of..
Chelsea Woods: An Enduring Legacy

Chelsea Woods: An Enduring Legacy

Chelsea Woods is a designed community located off the busy intersection of County Road 6 and Vicksburg Lane in Plymouth, Minnesota. More than 45 years after it was designed, the compact multi-family development remains a thriving community. Situated on 94 acres of dense forests and pristine waterways, Chelsea Woods includes 224 units, 129 of which..
Equity & Diversity

Equity & 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..
A Look Back: Arkansas House of Prayer

A Look Back: Arkansas House of Prayer

When Rev. Susan Sims Smith from the Arkansas House of Prayer read an article in the interfaith journal Faith and Form about a Cuningham Group-designed Episcopalian retreat house, the House of Prayer Oratory at St. Johns University in Collegeville, MN, she knew she wanted one just like it for her Little Rock congregation. “With very..
All-Inclusive Restrooms

All-Inclusive Restrooms

Last year, Cuningham Group Architecture launched an expansive 5-year strategic plan (2017-2021). Part of this plan included the formation of a cross-disciplinary Research Council consisting of Cuningham Group employees. The mission of this council is to conduct formal, directed research on a wide array of topics in order to advance the firm’s standing as a..
Minneapolis office renovation balances history, design and functionality

Minneapolis office renovation balances history, design and functionality

In 2017, Cuningham Group renovated the largest of its seven U.S.-based offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Located in the historic St. Anthony Main office complex along the Mississippi River, the office blends 21st Century office design, sustainability and state-of-the-art technology in a late-1800s building. The overarching goal for the remodel was to create an aesthetically-inspiring space..
Innovations in Ambulatory Care

Innovations in Ambulatory Care

Patient and Staff Focused Design Cuningham Group works with our clients to develop holistic approaches to improve the patient, visitor and staff experience. Approximately 10 percent of the patient experience is actual care, while the other 90 percent includes parking, navigation, check-in, form-filling, and waiting. x Our work has established Cuningham Group’s reputation as a global..
Salone Internazionale del Mobile

Salone Internazionale del Mobile

The Salone del Mobile. Milano hosts an annual furniture convention in Milan, Italy to showcase the latest designs in furniture from companies all over the world. Earlier this year, education-focused Interior Designers Hailey Wrasman and Mackenzie Henle had the opportunity to attend the 57th Salone Internazionale del Mobile. Hailey and Mackenzie were among 435,000 attendees from..
A thriving, healthy senior living community in Washington state

A thriving, healthy senior living community in Washington state

Cuningham Group is designing a 300,000-square-foot senior living campus in the Tehaleh Development in Bonney Lake, Washington, for Presbyterian Homes and Wesley Homes, which are partnering on the project. The new campus will include 136 independent living units, 42 catered living units, 18 memory care units, and a 24,000-square-foot town center. The campus features a hearth..
May 22: Afrofuturism in North Minneapolis: Designing a World Beyond the Status Quo

May 22: Afrofuturism in North Minneapolis: Designing a World Beyond the Status Quo

Roger Cummings, Chief Cultural Producer, Juxtaposition Arts The release of Marvel’s Black Panther brought Afrofuturism to the big screen, broadcasting a vision of futuristic technology. Black Panther redefined the classic Hollywood superhero movie and celebrated a dizzying array of African artistic traditions with people of African descent at the center. While Afrofuturism is generally an..