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NILP fosters inclusive leadership, cultural competence in the work of architecture

Gone are the days when the bottom line was the measure of success for an architecture firm leader. Today’s best leaders are creating inspiring, visionary firm cultures to meet the needs and desires of a new generation of design professionals. AIA Minnesota’s National Intercultural Leadership Program (NILP) is helping leaders rise to the challenge of […]

Sep/Oct 2020

The final edition celebrates the most recent era of the magazine with a selection of articles and article excerpts from past issues that takes readers around the state for stories, interviews, spotlights, and insights with timeless appeal. Plus: Where we're going next.

Jul/Aug 2020

Two Ralph Rapson–designed buildings are renewed, and Minnesota architects help renovate the iconic U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel. Plus: The 10 AIA COTE Top Ten winners designed in Minnesota, and an interview with Forest Stewardship Council US president Corey Brinkema.

“Yes” to Revisiting AIA’s Policies on Prison Design – and…

by Karen Lu, AIA, NOMA, and Mary-Margaret Zindren, EVP/Executive Director Michael Kimmelman, the architecture critic of the New York Times, in his June 12 column “There’s No Reason for an Architect to Design a Death Chamber” adds his voice to what should be – and we believe will be – a comprehensive and years-long reckoning for the […]

Mid-Year State of the Association Report

View the recording of the Mid-Year State of the Association report, recorded on June 8, 2020.


by the Presidents, President-Elects, Immediate Past Presidents and EVP/Executive Director of AIA Minnesota, AIA Minneapolis, AIA St. Paul and AIA Northern MinnesotaWe grieve and protest the murder of George Floyd.We see the soul-deep exhaustion and pain of the Black members of our architecture community and of our broader communities.And we realize the weight of this […]

May/Jun 2020

Two new lakeside retreats, a sustainable city home, and a nature center and a design studio pursuing advanced certifications for sustainable buildings. Plus: Interviews with Robyne Robinson and Blaine Brownell, FAIA, and an editorial on COVID-19 and the built environment.

Mar/Apr 2020

The stories and images of the seven winners of the 2019 AIA Minnesota Honor Awards. Plus: An interview with the Minneapolis Parks Foundation's Paul Bauknight on the importance of community engagement in park planning.

21st Century Development

Introducing a new framework that strives to provide a healthy environment for all people and living systems now and in a dynamic future.

Jan/Feb 2020

Architects harmonize old and new at two Twin Cities schools, an innovative graduate program in the U’s School of Architecture powers research in Minnesota architecture firms, and Perkins and Will takes home the AIA Minnesota Firm Award.

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