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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..
John W. Cuningham, FAIA, Receives 2018 AIA Minnesota Gold Medal*

John W. Cuningham, FAIA, Receives 2018 AIA Minnesota Gold Medal*

We are honored to announce that Founder John Cuningham has received AIA Minnesota’s 2018 Gold Medal award, which is one of AIA Minnesota’s highest honors. *The following article was published by AIA Minnesota. See the full article here: http://www.aia-mn.org/gold-medal-2018/. Minneapolis, September 24, 2018—John W. Cuningham, FAIA, founder of Cuningham Group Architecture, is the recipient of the..
Minneapolis Office Remodel: Design for Collaboration

Minneapolis Office Remodel: Design for Collaboration

This video is the second of a four-part series about the design process and philosophy for the remodel of our Minneapolis office. Design for Collaboration The essence of Cuningham Group’s culture can be stated in one word: Collaboration. So naturally, it was a key component in the redesign of our Minneapolis office. By utilizing acoustical,..
Minneapolis Office Remodel: Design for Transformation

Minneapolis Office Remodel: Design for Transformation

This video is the first of a four-part series about the remodel of our Minneapolis office. Design for Transformation Over the past 20 years, changes in technology have dramatically altered the way in which architecture firms operate. As part of a unifying branding effort across all Cuningham Group offices, our Minneapolis location was redesigned in..
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..
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..
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..
2017 Cuningham Group Volunteer Recap

2017 Cuningham Group Volunteer Recap

Cuningham Group values active public service and philanthropic giving, and we are proud of the foundations and charities we support. As an organization, it is important that we find ways to contribute to the communities in which we live, work, heal, and play. Below are just some of our team’s volunteer efforts in 2017. MINNEAPOLIS..
Empowering Student Learning Through Innovative Design

Empowering Student Learning Through Innovative Design

Natrona County Public School’s Pathways Innovation Center and Roosevelt High School in Casper, Wyoming, are transforming the traditional high school learning experience. Designed by Cuningham Group Architecture in partnership with MOA Architecture, the facility’s design and programming came out of a comprehensive community engagement process. The project has received many awards, most recently the Project..
Providing a Lens into the Field of Architecture

Providing a Lens into the Field of Architecture

Earlier this summer, Cuningham Group team members Cece Webb and Niko Kubota wrapped up a design camp with students from Hope Academy in partnership with the Minneapolis Park & Rec Board (MPRB) and the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA). The outcome consisted of two concept designs for a picnic shelter as part of the..