2013

50’s Refreshed

Remodel 800 – 3,500 SF

Rehkamp Larson Architects

50’s Refreshed

With two busy parents, three energetic kids, and one lovable dog, this family turned to Rehkamp Architects to facilitate an open space that respected the home's original 1950's detailing and accommodated the comings and goings of many.  read more

Chagrin Falls Addition

Remodel More Than 3,500 SF

TEA2 Architects

Chagrin Falls Addition

To save this 1877 Victorian farmhouse from demolition, the homeowners hired TEA2 to triple the narrow design while honoring the integrity of the neighborhood that surrounds it  read more

Gold Coin Gate House

Outbuilding/ Detail Project Less Than 800 SF

TEA2 Architects

Gold Coin Gate House

This whimsical cottage, strategically placed to heighten the drama of the natural setting, establishes the tone for the rest of the property.  read more

Minneapolis Loft

Multi-Family Housing, Loft, or Existing Family Structure

Bjella Architecture

Minneapolis Loft

Designed for a couple of snowbirds moving from the suburbs to the city, the team at Bjella created a contemporary yet warm space that reminded the homeowners of nature and Minnesota winters.  read more

Modern Mediterranean

Remodel/Renovation/Addition Less Than 800 SF

TEA2 Architects

Modern Mediterranean

As two devout Modernists living in a Spanish-Colonial home nestled among the chain of lakes, the homeowners wanted a wine cellar and sunroom added to the front of the home that would maintain the aesthetic of the neighborhood, yet also uphold their contemporary taste.  read more

New Edina Residence

New Home More Than 3,500 SF

TEA2 Architects

New Edina Residence

Located in Edina, the L-shaped plan of this home looks inward to a courtyard, creating an intimate connection with nature.  read more

Urban Family Oasis

New Home Less Than 3,500 SF

Charles R. Stinson Architecture + Design

Urban Family Oasis

Designed with the architect’s sister in mind, this home was built to create an urban retreat that would provide a space for two empty nesters to host family, friends, children, and grandchildren.  read more

2012

Crane Island Cabin

Resident Less Than 3500 Square Feet

Meyer Scherer & Rockcastle, Ltd

Crane Island Cabin

Surrounded by 14 early-20th century summer cottages, the clients were respecting the existing architectural style of historic Crane Island. read more

Mount Curve

Remodel Renovation Addition 800 Plus Square Feet

Meyer Scherer & Rockcastle, Ltd

Mount Curve

Originally designed by University of Minnesota architecture professor Robert Bliss, this residence is a significant example of mid-century modern architecture. For a remodel, the clients wanted to update the amenities and traditional interior organization without marring the aesthetic.  read more

North Woods Lake Home

Residence 3500 Plus Square Feet

Albertsson Hansen Architecture, LTD

North Woods Lake Home

This client’s new home outside Grand Rapids was built to showcase its scenic surroundings. Rooms are interconnected for a casual, modern floor plan that takes advantage of summer breezes and sweeping lake views. read more

Past Meets Present

Multi-Family Renovation

David Heide Design Studio

Past Meets Present

A neglected 1924 Mediterranean Revival duplex was brought back to life with a sustainable twist. To satisfy the new residents—three generations of the same family—a mix of remodeling and new components were added to the existing structure. read more

Prairie Pampa Pavilion

Remodel/Renovation/Addition Less than 800 Square Feet

M. Valdes Architects

Prairie Pampa Pavilion

With their children now grown, the clients chose to transform their Golden Valley backyard play structures into a three-season pavilion. read more

2011

Humboldt Loft, 9th Floor

Loft Renovation

Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, LTD.

Humboldt Loft, 9th Floor

Tom Meyer and Kristilyn Vercruysse designed a brilliant solution for this stunning loft overlooking the Guthrie Theater in downtown Minneapolis.  read more

Island Retreat

Residence Less Than 3,500 Square Feet

STEVEN J. MOONEY ARCHITECTURE

Island Retreat

Steve Mooney designed a simple yet sophisticated island cottage to make the most of the extraordinary views of Lake Superior.  read more

Lake Superior Residence

Residence More Than 3,500 Square Feet

TEA2 ARCHITECTS

Lake Superior Residence

Chris Strom and Dan Nepp designed a year-round home overlooking Lake Superior that feels like a retreat in the woods.  read more

Rapson/Redux

Remodel Less Than 800 Square Feet

SALA ARCHITECTS, INC.

Rapson/Redux

David O’Brien Wagner and Jared Banks integrated the interior and exterior spaces for an International Style home originally designed by Ralph Rapson.  read more

Shopa Residence

Remodel More Than 800 Square Feet

SALA ARCHITECTS, INC.

Shopa Residence

Wayne Branum, Meghan Kell Cornell, Deb Kees, and Chris Bubser updated a 1960s walkout ranch house in four phases over the course of 12 years. read more