Category Awards & Media

25 Years of Fun {Lake Harriet Band Shell}


Congratulations to Bentz/Thompson/Reitow on winning the  AIA 25-year-award for the long standing and much loved Lake Harriet Band Shell. The award was established by AIA Minnesota in 1981. It recognizes exemplary architectural projects that have withstood the test of time. .

AIA Minnesota’s 2011 Young Architect Award


Congratulations Maureen Ness Colburn & Rebecca Krull Kraling! This award is given to architects who are members of AIA Minnesota, have been licensed for less than 10 years, and have shown exceptional leadership in service to the profession the community, design, planning and education. . Visit American Institute of Architects Minnesota to read more about […]

Get Published…Spaces Twin Cities Magazine…ECO CHIC


  We love it when we can share opportunities with our followers! If you are a professional designer, contractor or just have a really great outdoor space….SPACES Twin Cities Magazine wants to know about it!  

Before & After – DeLIGHTful Master Bath


A Green Affair – Sol Inspiration {Finalist #3}


SOL INSPIRATIONS ECO-FASHION DESIGN CHALLENGE Designers Will Create Three Eco-Friendly Looks Using Non-Traditional Fabrics, Recycled Materials, Sustainable Fabrics. One Look Must Include Solar Panels Sol Inspirations, Ignite Models Inc, LIMEgreen Events and the Global Eco Organization have announced the 6 talented finalists who will compete in the Sol Inspirations Design Challenge. Each designer will create three looks that will be […]

{ALERT} open call {ALERT}


Twin Cities Design Collective is opening a call for projects, art & events related to the following topics…   Eco/Green Outdoor / Summer Color Before & After   Submissions should be sent to: tcdesigncollective@me.com in the format below for consideration. Thank you for helping us make this new venture a success!  We look forward to […]

A Green Affair – Sol Inspirations {Finalist #2}


    SOL INSPIRATIONS ECO-FASHION DESIGN CHALLENGE Designers Will Create Three Eco-Friendly Looks Using Non-Traditional Fabrics, Recycled Materials, Sustainable Fabrics. One Look Must Include Solar Panels Sol Inspirations, Ignite Models Inc, LIMEgreen Events and the Global Eco Organization have announced the 6 talented finalists who will compete in the Sol Inspirations Design Challenge. Each designer will create three looks […]

Get Published … Spaces Twin Cities Magazine


We love it when we can share opportunities with our followers! If you are a professional designer, contractor or just have a really great outdoor space….SPACES Twin Cities Magazine wants to know about it!

A Green Affair – Sol Inspirations {Finalist #1}


SOL INSPIRATIONS ECO-FASHION DESIGN CHALLENGE Designers Will Create Three Eco-Friendly Looks Using Non-Traditional Fabrics, Recycled Materials, Sustainable Fabrics. One Look Must Include Solar Panels Sol Inspirations, Ignite Models Inc, LIMEgreen Events and the Global Eco Organization have announced the 6 talented finalists who will compete in the Sol Inspirations Design Challenge. Each designer will create three looks that […]

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Emerging Talent Award for Residential Architecture AIA Minnesota and Midwest Home announced the 2011 recipients of the annual Architect of Distinction and Emerging Talent of the Year Awards.  The architecture honors attracted high quality submissions from some of the top talents practicing architecture in Minnesota. The jury awarded the Architect of Distinction honor to Julie Snow, FAIA, Julie Snow Architects, Inc., […]

Curl up with a DESIGN book


Snow, snow & more SNOW! The winter wonderland outside has us wanting to curl up in front of the fireplace with a good book.  Here are a few we found which feature local projects, designers & architects. All books are available for purchased on Amazon

Local Talent/National Expert – Michael Anschel


Michael Anschel is the owner and principal of Otogawa-Anschel Design Build, a nationally recognized and award-winning design and build firm and a committed leader to the green building movement in Minnesota. A native of Minneapolis, he lived and worked in China as a teacher and TV show host, returning to Minnesota to study sculpture at […]