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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..
American Institute of Architects Elevates Cuningham Group Principal Tom Hoskens to College of Fellows

American Institute of Architects Elevates Cuningham Group Principal Tom Hoskens to College of Fellows

Recognized for Significant Influence Within Native American Gaming, Entertainment Industry The 2019 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently elevated Tom Hoskens, Vice President and Founding Principal of Cuningham Group Architecture to Fellowship (signified by the letters FAIA). Hoskens was elevated to Fellowship because of his expertise and influence within the..
Yong Koo Lee Promoted to Firm Principal

Yong Koo Lee Promoted to Firm Principal

Cuningham Group is thrilled to announce the promotion of Associate Principal Yong Koo Lee to the position of Principal. A member of Cuningham Group since 2004, Yong Koo is a lead designer for the Resort Hospitality studio, where he has worked on numerous domestic and international projects. His 25-plus years of experience in the architecture..