The Magazine of AIA Minnesota

March - April 2002
Vol. 28 No. 2


Preview AIA National young architect, AIA National Honor Award, brownfield, St. Paul Prize garden shed

Newsmakers Maya Lin, RSP, BWBR, Paulsen Architects, Larson Brenner Architects

Endangered The Twin Cities metro is fast losing the natural environments that once defined the area By Robert Roscoe

Interview Interdisciplinary collaboration is necessary to solve our ecological and design problems, says Deborah Karasov, landscape architect and Great River Greening's assistant director By Camille LeFevre

Practice Architects and landscape architects are crossing professional boundaries to generate a more holistic approach to projects By Burl Gilyard

Talking Point A celebration of Wirth Parkway By Bill Beyer, FAIA

Directory of Landscape Architecture

Project Credits

Advertising Index

Lost Minnesota Pillsbury House, Wayzata (1963-1997) By Jack El-Hai


2001 Honor Awards

All Aboard Elness Swenson Graham and Shea Architects team up to restore and redevelop the Milwaukee Road Depot in Minneapolis By Bette Hammel

Row House Vincent James and Associates finds inspiration for a Minneapolis rowing-club boathouse in the architecture of sculls By Thomas Fisher, Assoc. AIA

Traditional Mores David Heide Design fashions a seamless addition to a Colonial Revival-style house in south Minneapolis By Amy Woods

Art Forms Hammel, Green and Abrahamson creates a lively arts middle school using whimsical forms and bold colors By Joel Hoekstra

Minimal Remake Y+A Architecture transforms a candy warehouse and truck garage into unadorned yet spirited offices By Camille LeFevre

Travel Allowance Since 1989, the Ralph Rapson Traveling Fellowship has given young architects the opportunity to study and sketch abroad By Burl Gilyard

Ruins Revealed URS and partners uncover and preserve vestiges of Minneapolis history in the new Mill Ruins Park By Camille LeFevre

Urban Refuge BWBR, with, nestles a circular healing garden next to an addition to a St. Paul hospital By Joel Hoekstra

Water Course LHB completes a master plan for a sea-kayaking trail along the shore of Lake Superior By Camille LeFevre


Milwaukee Road Depot
Architect: Elness Swenson Graham Architects, Inc., and Shea Architects
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Photographer: Dana Wheelock