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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..
Chelsea Woods: An Enduring Legacy

Chelsea Woods: An Enduring Legacy

Chelsea Woods is a designed community located off the busy intersection of County Road 6 and Vicksburg Lane in Plymouth, Minnesota. More than 45 years after it was designed, the compact multi-family development remains a thriving community. Situated on 94 acres of dense forests and pristine waterways, Chelsea Woods includes 224 units, 129 of which..
A Look Back: Arkansas House of Prayer

A Look Back: Arkansas House of Prayer

When Rev. Susan Sims Smith from the Arkansas House of Prayer read an article in the interfaith journal Faith and Form about a Cuningham Group-designed Episcopalian retreat house, the House of Prayer Oratory at St. Johns University in Collegeville, MN, she knew she wanted one just like it for her Little Rock congregation. “With very..
A Midcentury Landmark Finds A Renewed Life*

A Midcentury Landmark Finds A Renewed Life*

*This article was featured in the August 26 Issue of the Arizona Republic.  What is it like to work in a landmark? Absolutely inspiring! That’s what we have discovered over the past few months since Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc. settled our Phoenix operations into the historic Farmers & Stockmens Bank building. The Midcentury Modern landmark..
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,..
Inside Boulder Valley’s Meadowlark PK-8 School

Inside Boulder Valley’s Meadowlark PK-8 School

Students are headed back to school in Erie, Colorado, but the school year is not the only new thing they’ll be experiencing this year. Erie’s Meadowlark PK-8 school welcomed its first students this month. The building doesn’t look much like most other schools. Instead of the typical design of halls and individual classrooms, Meadowlark was..
Minneapolis Office Remodel: Construction Updates

Minneapolis Office Remodel: Construction Updates

The Minneapolis office construction is in full swing and the Mortenson Construction team has started demolition, kicking off the transformation of our soon-to-be new office space. We are patiently waiting to hear about updates of the space and are excited to see the changes taking place. This has been the largest renovation to this office..
Epic Systems Corporation Leads in Sustainability

Epic Systems Corporation Leads in Sustainability

Where is the largest Green Roof in the United States? Where is the largest single location private Photovoltaics (PV) array in the United States? Where is the largest single geo-exchange bore-field in the United States? Surprisingly, the answer to all three of these questions is located at Latitude 42.98, Longitude 89.56, better known as Epic..
360-degree views of Humboldt High School

360-degree views of Humboldt High School

Experience the newly designed learning spaces in Humboldt High School (Saint Paul Public Schools) with these 360-degree views. Our education team recently used these models to share the new space with staff and students using Google Virtual Reality. Both the staff and the students were excited to see these images and had a lot of fun experiencing..
Cuningham Group: As Seen on TV

Cuningham Group: As Seen on TV

Over the years, it’s been fun seeing Cuningham Group projects appear on some of our favorite television shows. It got us wondering: what do producers look for when finding the perfect location and how do they find it? We found out that it takes a lot of hard work to find the perfect location. Here’s..