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Connecting Communities and Engaging Audiences

Connecting Communities and Engaging Audiences

Bobby Maher, co-founder of Minneapplesauce Bobby Maher has worked in marketing, development, and arts management before co-founding Minneapplesauce, an experimental web-periodical and Leav, a mobile platform for placing, viewing and sharing digital art that is both shaped by and linked to specific variables like location, time and other environmental factors.  Bobby continues to consult with..
Phoenix CANstruction 2014

Phoenix CANstruction 2014

Phoenix CANSTRUCTION is almost here! Cuningham Group’s Arizona office is teamed with The Weitz Company, DIRTT and TLCP Structural for this awesome “food fundraiser” for the St. Mary’s Food Bank. Together, we’re helping to “Heal Global Hunger” with the nearly 6,000 pounds of food that will go into building our CANstruction sculpture!  
Our Metrodome: A Retrospective

Our Metrodome: A Retrospective

Bill Lester, Former Executive Director, Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission For 25 years as executive director of the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission, Bill Lester managed the Metrodome, He took over the commission in 1987, succeeding Jerry Bell, who resigned to become president of the Twins. Before joining the commission, he worked for the Metropolitan Council for 11..
Speed Portfolio Review

Speed Portfolio Review

Last week, our Minneapolis office invited students from the University of Minnesota – College of Design for a “Speed Portfolio Review” where each student had three separate brief portfolio/resume reviews from our team members of all experience levels in Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Interior Design. It was a fun and rewarding experience for all involved.
The Twin Cities Identity Crisis

The Twin Cities Identity Crisis

Jay Walljaspe Twin Cities, we have a problem! We’re not on most people’s radar of lively, livable, progressive, prosperous places. The cities we compete with for business, jobs and well-educated young workers enjoy strong identities as attractive, interesting places. Seattle is Microsoft and Nordstrom. The Bay Area is high-tech and avant-garde. Denver is America’s beer..
Minneapolis Skyway Open 2014

Minneapolis Skyway Open 2014

Charged with creating a mini golf hole for the 2014 Skyway Open, a team of Cuningham Group designers took on this year’s concept of neighborhood and developed a three-dimensional diagram of the overlapping boundaries of the neighborhoods along The Chain of Lakes. The team used the proximity to water to represent the energy these bodies..
Who We Are, Who We Will Be

Who We Are, Who We Will Be

Susan Brower, Minnesota State Demographer The next two decades will bring big changes to the Land of 10,000 Lakes. These changes will impact everything from how we receive Federal Funding to how funding is distributed around the state. Demographic changes will impact education, health, and our environment. Susan Brower, Minnesota’s state demographer, will discuss the..
Little Villages

Little Villages

Patrick Hanlon, CEO and Founder of THINKTOPIA At the core of every human being, is the desire to belong.  During his half-hour talk “Little Villages,” Patrick Hanlon outlines the pieces of social code that attract people to the communities we desire.  We begin to understand how the elements of creation story, creed, icons, ritual, sacred..