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Lino Lakes Fire Station – on camera interview with public safety director

 

Lino Lakes Public Safety Director John Swenson shares some details about the city's newest fire station. "We relied on CNH pretty significantly for incorporating some firefighter training elements in our new facility."

A water supply inside allows for pump training indoors during the winter months with exhaust capabilities for vehicle emissions.

CNH Architects founder passes away

CNH Architects founder passes away

Glenn W. Cording, the founder of a firm that later became CNH Architects, passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 23.  He was 92.

-See the article in Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal-

“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 CNH Architects Principal Wayne Hilbert, who worked with the firm's founder toward the end of his architectural career.

Big beam production up close

Big beam production up close

The Wells Concrete plant in Rosemount, MN hosted a group from CNH Architects this week for an up close and personal look at precast concrete production.

Architectural staff viewed precast wall panel mockups outside the facility, before stepping inside to see the long concrete beds and crane operation.

CNH team works major Feed My Starving Children event

CNH team works major Feed My Starving Children event

Toe tapping music from a live band helped keep a team from CNH Architects humming at the Feed My Starving Children South Metro food packing event in Apple Valley on Friday.

The group numbered about a dozen, between staff members and their families.  In all, about 3,000 volunteers helped pack 3 million meals for hungry children.

Construction incentives

Construction incentives

As one door closes, another may soon open.

Those of us who are involved in developing properties, designing the buildings and then bringing them to life have seen one significant opportunity come to an end, a financial incentive for the construction of buildings with energy efficiency in mind.

Staff visits Eagan Fire Station No. 1

Staff visits Eagan Fire Station No. 1

CNH Principal Quinn Hutson led a tour of Eagan Fire Station No. 1, where staff members from the firm viewed the project's progress.

Interior finish work had begun with painting and installation of a ceiling grid. Floor finishes and millwork are set to be completed later in January, with construction wrapping up in February.

Rosemount art gallery features photos from CNH staffer

Be sure to stop down at Rosemount's Steeple Center sometime in December to see the work of Betsy Preston from CNH Architects.  Her photographs from Vietnam are part of a project titled, "Vietnam ... a look, then and now."

Preston's pictures are presented with a collection of watercolor paintings and sketches by Craig McIntosh.

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Ziegler CAT interview: Facilities Director at Rebuild Center

Ziegler CAT interview: Facilities Director at Rebuild Center

Whether power plants from massive iron ore trucks, train engines, huge landfill engines, transmissions, hubs or differentials, the CNH Architects' designed Ziegler CAT Rebuild Center is working on them. The major facility in Bloomington, Minnesota was built around an existing outer structure that once housed Anvil, a sprinkler company.

CNH ‘Segways’ to early Christmas party

CNH ‘Segways’ to early Christmas party

CNH Architects held its staff Christmas party on the warm mid-September streets of Minneapolis.

The group took the Magical History Segway Tour through Minneapolis and concluded the festivities with a meal at the Wilde Roast Café.

Check out this short video of their adventure.