January/February 2004
Vol. 30, No. 1


Overview 2003 AIA Minnesota Honor Awards, off-gassing, ice palace, 2003 Rapson Traveling fellowship, Preservation Alliance awards

Newsmakers DSGW's nursing-home courtyard, Horty Elving's villages for Alzheimer's patients, HGA Gallery By Bette Hammel

President's Message Howard F. Goltz, AIA, proposes to better AIA Minnesota through three areas of focus while improving communication to the public By Camille LeFevre

Endangered Oheyawahi/Pilot Knob in Mendota Heights was once a site of Dakota and Ojibwe rituals, but is now threatened by development By Robert Roscoe

Citizen Architect Cleveland, Olmsted and Wirth expanded the concept of urban parks to include places for human health and recreation, as well as areas for environmental preservation By Phillip Glenn Koski, AIA

Practice Ergonomics, ventilation, light, temperature and sensory stimulation all contribute to healthy indoor environments By Linda Shapiro

Talking Point Our bloated car culture is feeding a rise in obesity, which walking could help alleviate By Bill Beyer, FAIA

Directory of Consulting Engineering Firms

Project Credits

Advertising Index

Fast Forward St. Paul Healing Center for Victims of Torture, KKE Architects, Inc.


Care and Cure HGA's multidisciplinary M.I.N.D. Institute in California is dedicated to treating children with autism and supporting research in neurodevelopmental disorders By Linda Shapiro

Serene Sensibility BWBR's expansion of an Illinois ambulatory-care facility introduces small-town character into a clinical setting By Barbara Knox

Dental Care Paul Meyer Architects merges a lodge-style sensibility and high-tech amenities in a new dental office By Barbara Knox

Clean Living McMonigal Architects creates a residential haven for a woman with chemical sensitivities and accessibility needs By Camille LeFevre

Research Driven Perkins & Will designs a facility that supports University of Minnesota researchers at the leading edge of the biological-sciences revolution By Barbara Knox

Spiritual Matters MS&R crafts a meditation center that's the symbolic heart of the Hazelden Foundation By Camille LeFevre


Natural Healing Landscape architects and their clients are designing gardens for spiritual renewal and to play a significant role in the physical healing process By Heather Beal


M.I.N.D. Institute
Architect: Hammel, Green and Abrahamson, Inc.