Sagrado Corazon: Goodwill Meets Good Design

Sagrado Corazon: Goodwill Meets Good Design

If you were to visit Sagrado Corazon y Santa Maria Guadalupe Catholic Church 10 years ago, you wouldn’t find much in the way of a traditional worship space. For many years, the Sagrado Corazon parish, located in Cudahy, a blue-collar neighborhood south of Los Angeles, had gathered in a small, semi-outdoor, tin-roof chapel. Overcrowding and..
Congratulations to Cuningham Group’s Newest Principals

Congratulations to Cuningham Group’s Newest Principals

  Cuningham Group is built on the strengths of our people, said President Tim Dufault. “Promotions provide an opportunity to acknowledge the individual strengths and talents of our staff and to reward activities that show leadership across a broad spectrum of our work.” Team members are recognized for building value within the company, growing professionally..
Congratulations to Cuningham Group’s newest WELL Accredited Professionals!

Congratulations to Cuningham Group’s newest WELL Accredited Professionals!

Interior Designer Hailey Wrasman joins Architects Andrew Tisue and Heather Castro as Cuningham Group’s WELL accredited professionals (AP). Our firm works to make advancements towards “health and well-being in buildings and communities across the world.” The WELL Accredited Professional (WELL AP) credential denotes expertise in the WELL Building StandardTM and a commitment to advancing human..
Custom Solutions and the Art of Listening

Custom Solutions and the Art of Listening

The spaces that Cuningham Group designs tell our clients’ individual stories and celebrate their personal experiences. Because of this, we depend on the power of listening and asking the right questions to reveal the inherent story of each client that is in line with their vision and objectives. We then use these personalized visions to..
Top Three Things You Need to Know About Media Spaces

Top Three Things You Need to Know About Media Spaces

Today’s media specialists, school leaders and designers recognize that as technology evolves, the way we design our schools need to evolve, too. Elements like flexible learning environments and skill-based learning opportunities are quickly becoming paramount to learning environment success. Here are the top three things you need to know about media spaces in 21st Century..
Design Features of Inclusive Restrooms

Design Features of Inclusive Restrooms

  This is the second part in a three-part series. To read the other two parts, click here. There are several key design components that distinguish inclusive restrooms from their gender-segregated counterparts, including their look and feel. Key design differences include: Location, visibility and openness Full-height walls, doors and hardware Mechanical, electrical and plumbing Cost..
Visual Communication

Visual Communication

Bridging the translation gap with concept packages. In the design world, effective communication of complex ideas is critical to a project’s success. Whether it’s hospitality, education, healthcare, restaurant and retail or big name entertainment, if we cannot communicate our vision in a compelling fashion, we will not have a compelling design. This can be especially..
Student Interns Get Collaborative

Student Interns Get Collaborative

The 2018 Summer Intern Cohort presented their two-week design solution project to the Minneapolis office on June 29. This cross-office effort was a two-week, charrette-style project involving architecture, interior design, landscape, sustainability, marketing and research. The interns’ goal: to design and develop a theoretical temporary housing space for the homeless population of El Pueblo. The..