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Innovation Center – Next Century Learning

Innovation Center – Next Century Learning

Educating a new generation of global citizens who are prepared to create, collaborate, and navigate the world in the 21st Century, is a complex challenge. Architects and designers are thinking differently when designing new educational facilities that are optimal learning environments that are adaptable, transparent and connected, while also sparking creativity and curiosity, empowering kids to..
Inclusive Restrooms (A4LE LearningSCAPES 2018)

Inclusive Restrooms (A4LE LearningSCAPES 2018)

Last year, Cuningham Group launched an expansive 5-year strategic plan (2017-2021). Part of this plan included the formation of a cross-disciplinary Research Council consisting of Cuningham Group employees. The mission of this council is to conduct formal, directed research on a wide array of topics in order to advance the firm’s standing as a leader..
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..
The Future of Healthcare and Senior Living Design

The Future of Healthcare and Senior Living Design

Principal Lee Brennan recently joined a panel of five speakers to give insight into the 2018 Healthcare & Senior Living Real Estate Trends at Bisnow’s 2018 Healthcare West Conference in Los Angeles. The discussion was geared toward the changing medical demands of an aging population and how real estate will evolve to incorporate the different..
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..
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..
Innovations in Ambulatory Care

Innovations in Ambulatory Care

Patient and Staff Focused Design Cuningham Group works with our clients to develop holistic approaches to improve the patient, visitor and staff experience. Approximately 10 percent of the patient experience is actual care, while the other 90 percent includes parking, navigation, check-in, form-filling, and waiting. x Our work has established Cuningham Group’s reputation as a global..
Re-Imagining the Library Media Center for Next Century Learning

Re-Imagining the Library Media Center for Next Century Learning

New Sartell High School Will Feature Cutting-Edge Learning Labs, Maker-Spaces Empower Students and Spark Creativity Sartell-St. Stephen Independent School District, located in Central Minnesota, is one of many school districts across the country that are recognizing a need to dramatically evolve traditional learning spaces and media centers to meet the needs of Next Century learners...
2017 USGBC Minnesota Conference

2017 USGBC Minnesota Conference

Cuningham Group architects, Amy Kalar and Whitnie Noxon presented at the Minnesota U.S. Green Building Council Conference (USGBC) held last month in Duluth. Kalar, LEED® AP BD+C, delivered part of the keynote address on how design affects human well-being. Whitnie Noxon, AIA presented about new communication tools shaping the industry today. Well-Being: The New Frontier..
Designing with Natural Ventilation

Designing with Natural Ventilation

With rising concerns surrounding the cost and environmental impact of energy use natural ventilation has its advantages. Not only does natural ventilation provide ventilation (outdoor air) to ensure safe, healthy and comfortable conditions for building occupants without the use of fans, it also provides free cooling without the use of mechanical systems. When carefully designed,..