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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. CNH Architects worked

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Legacy project: Paving way for geothermal, Apple Valley Liquor Store No. 3

The first building project in Minnesota to receive Green Globes certification, Apple Valley Liquor Store No. 3 uses a highly efficient geothermal heat pump system to save on energy costs. The “sustainable” CNH Architects design appeared in southeast Apple Valley in 2008, before the word was widely recognized in environmental circles. “This was all about

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Current: Tripling space to help families, individuals in southeast suburbs

A nearly $1 million expansion project for Rosemount Family Resource Center has broken ground, and will bring greater help to people in this southeastern Twin Cities suburb. Architect Jessica Johnson with CNH Architects said the upgraded, residential-type design blends well with the residential neighborhood. Owned by the City of Rosemount and operated by the nonprofit

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CNH history: Through the years, map illustrates CNH projects’ reach

“It’s a benefit to our clients that have regional businesses that we regularly work across the broader upper Midwest,” Quinn Hutson, Principal, CNH Architects With individuals licensed in nine states, CNH Architects has offered its services across a substantial swath of the Midwest, as well as in Colorado and South Carolina. With that reach, still

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Legacy project: Durable burn building benefits south metro cities

With more than seven times the space of the previous structure, the A.B.L.E. burn building designed by CNH Architects is a firefighter practice facility named for, and serving the communities of Apple Valley, Burnsville, Lakeville and Eagan, Minn. The four-level Burnsville building uses an exposed exterior concrete poured superstructure to support the building and “sacrificial”

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Volunteerism: Energy structure at ‘Zoo school’ goes further with CNH

Firm volunteers with seniors at School of Environmental Studies, Dakota Electric and Great River Energy to expand plans and product Over 10 years ago, energy companies, an environmental high school and CNH Architects worked together to take an alternative energy education project to a higher level. The partners created an educational kiosk next to a

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CNH history: Technology and project sizes grow as 90s close, 2000s begin

As CNH moved into the 1990s and the new century, change was coming. The types and sizes of projects and the technologies used to underpin them, were advancing. There were retail store designs for Team Electronics, Little Caesars pizza and Bermans, the precursor to Wilson’s Leather. These were tenant improvements inside existing malls. Church designs

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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. “They’re

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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

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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. The status puts him on track to become a registered architect. “We are all excited about his

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