Certified interior designer listens

January 29th, 2019

Being a good listener, interior designer Ashley Klis fits in well as the newest member of the CNH team. In her previous work with a nationwide firm specializing in design and consulting for food service, she listened to leaders for projects in K-12 and higher education, business and industry and churches.

South metro landmark: sustainable pioneer

January 29th, 2019
South metro landmark: sustainable pioneer

Sustainable design and energy efficiency were priorities for CNH Architects in the 2002 design for the Apple Valley municipal campus, its combined city hall and police station.

The buildings reflect an open, inviting attitude and a sense of teamwork in serving the public.

A generation of student mentoring

January 29th, 2019
A generation of student mentoring

Since 1992, CNH Architects has worked with high school students with an interest in architecture careers, reaching more than 26 young people.

The surrounding high schools in Eagan, Apple Valley, Rosemount, Farmington and the School of Environmental Studies sent students for three-month mentoring experiences.

Building an IT culture through design

January 29th, 2019
Building an IT culture through design

Color, feel and careful interior design came together for an information technology client that places a high value on culture and its employees, Imagine IT.

The Bloomington firm needed a new and larger space to bring several separate offices together, and the owners wanted a design centered on staff and their needs.

The ‘C’ in CNH’s firm 50-year foundation

January 25th, 2019

The rich history of CNH Architects began at the close of the 1960s, late in the year. Architect Glenn W. Cording started a new firm in downtown Minneapolis, Glenn W. Cording and Associates, Inc.

Principal Wayne Hilbert worked with Cording before he retired in the early 1980s. The founder passed away in 2017 at the age 92.

“Glenn had great concern for his clients and established this as a strong part of our corporate culture, something we still believe in today,” said Hilbert.

Pioneer Press: Mendota Heights pegs ’80s-era fire station for upgrade, expansion

January 23rd, 2019
Pioneer Press: Mendota Heights pegs ’80s-era fire station for upgrade, expansion

CNH Architects is taking its fire station expertise to Mendota Heights.

From today's St. Paul Pioneer Press:

Mendota Heights is on track to remodel and double the size of its lone fire station, a project more than three years in the making.

The city council has approved final plans and directed city staff to seek bids for the estimated $7 million project, which would be funded by the sale of capital improvement bonds.

Nail bar and spa bright, warm, elegant

January 4th, 2019
Nail bar and spa bright, warm, elegant

Nu Nail Bar and Spa is a CNH Architects project at the Miracle Mile Shopping Center in St. Louis Park.

"The gold and crystal accents really gave the sense of luxury and elegance that was originally envisioned," said Senior Project Designer Al Tsai with CNH Architects.