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Curtis Miner Architecture | 2017 Year in Review

Utah County Architecture Firm Celebrates a Year of Relationships, Accomplishments, Activities, and Undertakings   As the holiday season is upon us, we at Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA) find ourselves thinking back on the past year with appreciation for our relationships, both old and new, and for all our activities and accomplishments – both as a […]

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Client Profile: Utah Automotive Architecture with Ken Garff Automotive Group

Five Lessons of Gratitude During this season of thanksgiving, Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA) is reflecting on valuable lessons of gratitude we’ve learned. We continue to be thankful for our clients. CMA has become an expert in automotive architecture in Utah. One owner CMA has worked with for over five years is Ken Garff Automotive Group […]

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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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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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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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