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Read the Curtis Miner Architecture blog to stay informed on the latest in design and construction trends, project development, industry insights and internal CMA office news. Written by our expert professionals.

Five Trends in Senior Living Facilities

The following article was published in the Utah Construction & Design Magazine October 2016 Issue. http://utahcdmag.com/2016/11/october-2016-issue/ Utah’s unique position on housing for an aging population. Housing for seniors has moved beyond the sterile environments of yesteryear. Utah’s newest senior living promises accessibility AND appeal. What to do when mom and dad can no longer safely live […]

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Swing for the STARS

CMA’s Sponsorship Gives Utah County’s Literacy Education a Boost A core value of Utah architectural firm, Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA), is supporting community organizations throughout Utah County. This month marked the 10th year that K12 architectural specialist and Project Manager Curtis Livingston and BIM Specialist Kyle Mendoza participated in Swing for the STARS (Students and […]

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Five Benefits of the BIM Process

Embracing Building Information Modeling proves advantageous for CMA and our clients At CMA, our commitment to our client is to stay current with the latest trends in the design, building code, and construction industries. We started using BIM nearly ten years ago, and today this process is utilized on nearly every project we undertake. BIM, […]

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Utah Architects Become Pinewood Derby Racers

Craft, Collaboration, and Competition at the Curtis Miner Architecture Annual Derby It’s no secret that architects in general love and appreciate design and craft. It’s in their DNA! It’s the love of these skills that provided the stimulus for Curtis Miner Architecture’s (CMA) most popular company event: The CMA Derby. Based on the Boy Scout […]

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AIA Conference in Review – A Utah architecture firm’s review

CMA at the American Institute of Architects Annual Conference on Architecture 2017 This past spring, architects from Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA), a Utah based architecture firm, joined other industry leaders for The American Institute of Architecture Conference on Architecture 2017. CMA team members traveled from Salt Lake City, Utah to Orlando, Florida for the event. […]

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DFCM & Utah Valley University Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism – Orem Utah

Official Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony – the First Step in Furthering Autism Education in Utah The first of its kind in Utah, Utah Valley University’s (UVU) new Melisa Nellesen Center (the Center) for Autism had its official ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. At 15,000 sq. ft., the new center is designed by Curtis Miner […]

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University of Utah Firm Fair 2017

On March 24th, Curtis Miner Architecture was proud to be represented at the University of Utah’s Architecture Firm Fair held at the architecture building on campus. Nearly all of Curtis Miner Architecture’s architects and project managers have graduated from the U. Curtis Miner Architecture recognizes the value of the Architecture Program at the U and […]

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Star Mill – Investing in the History

Rehabilitation is defined as the act or process of making possible a compatible use for a property through repair, alterations, and additions while preserving those portions or features which convey its historical, cultural, or architectural values. Star Mill is a “priceless” project for this area of the state of Utah, with not many historic buildings and […]

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Deseret First Credit Union Operations Center Groundbreaking

  The new Deseret First Credit union groundbreaking was held October 14, 2016. Shane London, CEO for DFCU, introduced the project followed by a brief statement of support from Ron Bigelow, the Mayor for West Valley City. CMA worked with DFCU to evaluate facility needs resulting in the design of their new Operations Center to […]

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The Benefits of Virtual Reality In Architecture

By Christina Perry Virtual Reality used to be a futuristic super-technology we oogled over in sci-fi movies like the Matrix and Star Trek. Today though, Virtual Reality (or VR) is actually a real thing, and it’s become a common toy all over the world with the latest introductions of VR goggles for the masses like […]

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