Staff: Flexibility allows architect to pursue charity work

From working with Sri Lankan Buddhist Monks in Minneapolis, to Twin Cities “food desert” mobile relief and projects in Ghana and Nepal, Architect Tim Jordan with CNH Architects takes his own time out each week to assist with charitable projects.

“There are mostly community groups and other various projects that we get,” said Jordan.

Current: Farmers Union building at State Fair educates with local food delights

Barns and shed theme designed by CNH Architects with integrated Birchwood Café food truck, BLTs, new fruit cobbler, Nitro coffee, displays and videos educate fairgoers about Minnesota’s $75 billion industry
All details for the Minnesota Farmers Union building remodel at the Minnesota State Fair have been completed after the bulk of them were made ready for last year's event.

Senior professional designer passes architectural registration exams

Move puts Al Tsai on track to become registered architect
After an extensive process, Senior Project Designer Al Tsai with CNH Architects in Apple Valley has completed the national Architect Registration Examination (ARE). The testing has multiple divisions.

Ziegler CAT to construct new Willmar dealership

Published in the West Central Tribune

WILLMAR — Construction is set to begin on the new 52,000-square-foot Ziegler CAT dealership in Willmar. The facility will be built at the 4600 block of Highway 71 South on land that was recently annexed into the city.

Legacy project: Ziegler CAT Rebuild Center

Months of planning culminated in a large-scale remodeling of a Bloomington manufacturing building in 2016, transforming it into the fifth CAT large equipment Rebuild Center in the Western Hemisphere.

“This is our crown jewel right now. We’re pretty proud of this,” said Ziegler CAT Facilities Director Tary Draper.

Current: Eagan Central Maintenance facilities enhance longevity, conserve

A three-building project for the City of Eagan marked significant improvements centered to the public works campus, and preparations for the future.

CNH designed and monitored construction of a vehicle storage building and wash bay, as well as remodeling for offices and a lunchroom.

CNH history: 1980s: Designing ‘corporate homes’ on the prairie, CNH moves south

With six stories of brick and glass, the new office structure was Apple Valley’s tallest at that time, and it was the most urban design for the then small-town suburb.
Quinn Hutson, firm principal

The mid-1980s brought significant changes to CNH Architects.

Staff: Office-staffer brings creative arts background to bear

Veteran part-time Office Manager Betsy Preston understands how CNH ticks and is energized by the continuous learning required in the fast-moving architectural field.
“It is a place where everyone is treated with trust and respect,” said Preston, “a great place to work.

Volunteer: Architect serves as key leader for Rotary Ethics Workshop

As a member of Eagan Rotary since 1996, Quinn Hutson has been a strong advocate for the Ethics Workshop created by the club in 1994.

It’s an eight-hour, ethical decision-making experience for high school students designed by Dr. Ken Goodpaster, Koch Chair of Ethics at the University of St. Thomas.

Legacy project: Upscale downtown station exuded quality

A prime location and innovation were put on display for Bobby and Steve's Auto World in the late 1990s, when CNH tackled an all new upscale service station project which came together at the edge of downtown Minneapolis.

The tight site utilized a diagonal vehicle flow which was reflected in the angled portions of the buildings, explains CNH Principal Quinn Hutson.