Category Public Spaces

Gallery {Weisman Art Museum}


If you have never been to the Weisman Art Museum (WAM) you have most likely heard about it or even wondered “What is in that striking stainless steel building”  on the banks of the Mississippi river in Minneapolis.

Where ART Thou? {October Hunt}


There is a lot of art to be seen outdoors in the Twin Cities so I thought a fun little challenge was in order.   I will be posting one photo of an outdoor sculpture somewhere in the metro area, on the first Monday of every Month.  Your challenge is to give me the name, location […]

Behind the Design {Embellishments Design Studio}


Yesterday we introduced you to our September’s Featured Project, Health Foundation Family Health & Birth Center! Today, we would like to share more on the women Behind the Design, Jane-Marie Bloomberg of Embellishments Design Studio! MEET JANE-MARIE  

Featured Project {Health Foundation Family Heath & Birth Center}


When you are thinking about starting a family, have you ever really thought about where you plan to deliver the baby? Most people here in Minnesota may automatically think, I am going to have my baby at this hospital or that hospital. Today, I encourage you to “THINK AGAIN!”

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. .