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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.

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.

Buenos Dias Day Care in St. Paul

Buenos Dias Day Care in St. Paul

Buenos Dias Day Care, a CNH Architects project in St. Paul, is the fourth Jardin facility, and is under construction at the intersection of Victoria Street North and Hague Avenue.

The building's exterior insulation and finish system (EIFS) was installed last week and electrical service was set to begin this week.