A recent HomeAdvisor survey found that 61% of homeowners over age 55 plan to stay in their homes indefinitely as they age. With a growing need for home design that allows for aging in place, architects are a valuable resource, employing smart design solutions to help homeowners continue living safely and comfortably in their homes […]
A hundred years ago it was not unheard of for an architect to move in with a family for a period of time and silently observe their daily habits before designing a new home for them. Thankfully that practice is no longer followed, and today’s more collaborative (less creepy) relationship between architect and client serves […]
You don’t need to live a life of luxury in order be curious about designing for those extra comforts in a home. Some of the projects on this year’s tour will satisfy that itch while showcasing some new trends in luxury finishes and architectural details that add that extra, luxurious flair to a home.It is […]
Whether starting from scratch or remodeling an existing home, building sustainably can be done without sacrificing style and vision. This year’s Homes by Architects tour features projects that highlight many ways to build “green,” blend into the community and respect the legacy of a site.Newland Architecture took on a special challenge with Home #7: the […]
AIA Minnesota recognized three young architects in 2016.Download the press release.
Schmidt Artist Lofts in St. Paul, Minnesota.Design team: BKV GroupClient: Dominium DevelopmentDownload the press release.
AIA Minnesota is pleased to announce the latest recipients of two annual residential architecture awards.2018 Architect of Distinction: Eric Odor, AIAEric Odor, AIA, LEED AP, is currently a managing partner at SALA Architects. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in English before pursing an architecture degree from the University of Minnesota. Outside of his work […]
AIA Minnesota is pleased to announce Jody McGuire, AIA, of SALA Architects Inc., as the recipient of the AIA Minnesota 2017 Emerging Talent of the Year Award.Download the press release.
Over the past decade, visitors to the Homes by Architects Tour have stepped inside 168 homes to experience the architect-designed difference. This year we add 17 more spectacular projects to that total.Whether scouting the newest tends in home products, shopping for an architect, or enjoying the view as lover of high-quality design, this tour has […]
Introducing Students to Architecture