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Specialist Spotlight: Curtis Miner, AIA, NCARB

Years of experience set the stage for a role as leader and specialist Curtis Miner, AIA, NCARB, is a Principal at Curtis Miner Architecture. When Curtis founded Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA) in 1998, he relied on his background in residential and commercial design, built on both work experience and degrees from the University of Utah. […]

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CMA Welcomes Carlos Garcia

Welcome to Carlos Garcia, Senior Drafter. Carlos has studied everything from cooking at a culinary school to advertising and construction management at Brigham Young University. He landed on architecture, making him an excellent asset to CMA’s drafting team.

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Specialist Spotlight: Jay Taggart, AIA

Breadth of experience in complex, challenging projects is beneficial to Utah Higher Education architect Jay Taggart, AIA is a Principal at Curtis Miner Architecture. A designer at heart, Jay joined Curtis Miner Architecture in 2007 and brings a depth of experience in multi-faceted, complex projects, including commercial, healthcare, assisted living, municipal, multi-family, and tenant improvements. […]

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Specialist Spotlight: Kyle Mendoza

Utah K-12 Education Architecture Delivers Unique Solutions for each Individual School Kyle Mendoza is a BIM Team Leader at Curtis Miner Architecture. Kyle began his career in K-12 education architecture back in 2006, when he was hired to complete the construction documents for Wasatch High School. He’s never looked back. 12 years later, Kyle has […]

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Welcome to Christopher Thompson

Our Intern Drafter, Christopher Thompson, owned and managed QuickDraw Construction for seven years before deciding to go to back to school. He is currently pursuing his Master’s in architecture.

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Welcome to Jaron Harral

“If you’re skilled at research, all obstacles are temporary.” Our newest Senior Drafter, Jaron Harral, is skilled at research! Jaron also brings a wealth of experience in 3D modeling, particularly creating custom elements. Welcome to the family, Jaron!

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Welcome to Hsiuwen Summers

Welcome to Hsiuwen Summers, a drafter who focuses on detailing drawings and creating 3D models. Hsiuwen holds a BS in Construction Engineering and a Master’s in Architecture from Universities in her birth country of Taiwan. She came to Utah to attend an ESL program at BYU and found a new home.

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