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2016 Creative Exhibition Photos: Sneak Peek

2016 Creative Exhibition Photos: Sneak Peek

14th Annual Creative Exhibition Since 2003, Cuningham Group has hosted an annual Creative Exhibition in their Minneapolis office showcasing paintings, photography, pottery, and other works of art created by their employees. The items are sold through silent auction and proceeds are donated to a Twin Cities non-profit. This year’s beneficiary is The Sheridan Story. The..
Cuningham Group Close Up: Tim Dufault, President and CEO

Cuningham Group Close Up: Tim Dufault, President and CEO

Cuningham Group Close Up: President and CEO Tim Dufault on the industry and the firm’s unique client approach, culture, and growing global reach. From his early memories of rummaging around a church construction site across the street from his childhood home to running an international architecture firm today, Tim Dufault has always been fascinated watching..
Volunteering and Why We Do It

Volunteering and Why We Do It

Thank you for volunteering, and for supporting your colleagues in volunteering as well to care for the Sixth Avenue Greenway!  Watering – weeding – tending the safety fence: you were terrific at them all. I greatly enjoyed meeting you and your colleagues. – Cordelia Pierson, Environment Committee Co-Chair, Marcy Holmes Neighborhood Let us start with..
Appreciating the Minnesota State Fair as an Outsider

Appreciating the Minnesota State Fair as an Outsider

With almost two million attendees and over $250 million in economic impact, the 12-day Minnesota State Fair has a fair claim on being one of the most well attended agricultural and educational entertainment events in the nation. Cuningham Group has worked on multiple areas of the state fairgrounds, some being the most visible, and as..
Cuningham Group Celebrates Interdependence Day!

Cuningham Group Celebrates Interdependence Day!

Each July our offices celebrate Interdependence Day, an event that commemorates the merging of Cuningham Group and Solberg + Lowe Architects over 20 years ago. Now, with 10 offices we use this celebration as a time to reflect on how we have grown over the past 48 years. Included below are images that highlight last..
Summer 2016 Practice Shares

Summer 2016 Practice Shares

As our firm continues to grow, it is a priority to keep our employees up to date with our firm efforts. We get excited to hold Practice Share, a recurring event where we invite our team members to participate in discussions that cover a range of topics from Brand Management to Project Documentation. Yesterday’s topic..
The Principles of Exceptional Design

The Principles of Exceptional Design

There are many books on the topic of “design thinking,” meaning the unique way in which successful designers reach solutions. Design thinking can be summarized as divergent thinking paired with a collaborative and iterative solution process. In other words, successful designers in this arena enthusiastically try a lot of varied concepts until we find the..
Janet Bucholdt Given Lifetime Achievement Award

Janet Bucholdt Given Lifetime Achievement Award

In 1980, Janet Bucholdt packed up her apartment and moved from Minnesota to Hawaii where she started her career in Design Administration. Thirty-six years after joining her first design firm, Janet still holds a strong passion for learning. Combine this with her commitment to mentoring others and it leaves her as a true administrative role model. Janet was honored with the..
Cuningham Group Went Golfing with Banner Health

Cuningham Group Went Golfing with Banner Health

On Saturday May 7th, Cuningham Group team members from our Phoenix office joined forces with Banner Health to raise funds for the “Fill the Toy Closet” campaign at Cardon Children’s Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona. Our team even met a new friend on the course (pictured below). It was a fun day in the sun..
Cuningham Group Attended the Denver Academy Gala

Cuningham Group Attended the Denver Academy Gala

Supporting education at all stages and locations is a big part of the work we do, as designers and individuals, to support our community. John Pfluger and Todd VandenBurg of the Colorado office dedicated their Saturday evening to support Denver Academy’s 2016 Gala, to benefit the school’s Tuition Assistance Program. Great work John & Todd..