Blog - Architectural Design

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.

Specialties of Utah Architectural Design for Autistic Children

At Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA), education architecture is not simply another building type in our portfolio – it is our passion. Although CMA has designed numerous schools and educational buildings over the years, we are especially proud to say that designing space specifically for the education of autistic children is a specialty. As is typical […]

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School Career Day: A Tutorial from Utah Architects

Curtis Miner Architecture Builds the Future of Architecture in Utah Schools Community involvement is an important value at Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA), and so is building the future of architecture! Several of our Utah architecture professionals get involved in annual Career Day at various schools across the Wasatch Front. Here are two of our most […]

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CMA Hosts ACE Mentor Program Students

Through the ACE Mentor Program, CMA’s Utah architects are paired with students interested in the architecture, engineering and construction industry. Together, we design hypothetical projects, tour local construction sites, and visit architectural, engineering and construction offices. Students get valuable hands-on experience, and we get to build a better future for our profession.

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Helping Maintain Provo’s Historic Design

In 2007, Scott Bingham was invited to serve on Provo City’s Design Review Board, and he’s been on the Board ever since. Scott is a proponent of Provo’s existing historic design, and advocates for maintaining the high level of design on new proposals. The Vivint Corporate Campus, pictured, is one such project.

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Merrill Roberts Celebrates 5 Years at CMA

Today we’re celebrating five awesome years with this guy. Merrill Roberts brings so much to our CMA family! We appreciate his knowledge of design standards, patience in training others, and drive to get things done. High FIVE Merrill!

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Intermountain Healthcare Project Increases Occupant Comfort and Efficiency

The Intermountain Healthcare offices in Provo, Utah were remodeled to receive plenty of natural light – large, open office areas near the windows make a comfortable, relaxing environment designed to increase occupant comfort and efficiency. Large wall murals speak to the company’s brand of health and wellness.

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How Utah Architects Design for School Safety

Curtis Miner Architecture and ABC4Utah: Creating Safe, Secure Education Facilities for Children,Teachers and the Community In the wake of the deadly Florida school shooting, ABC4Utah’s Brian Carlson had a timely question: What are Utah schools doing to protect kids in class? On a recent Good Morning Utah broadcast, Brian spoke with our very own education […]

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CMA is Architecture Firm of the Year

We are STOKED to have received this beauty Saturday night – honored as Utah CCIM Chapter Architectural Firm of the Year! These Excellence awards honor “the best of the best” at the premier commercial real estate event of the year. Thanks Jay Taggart, our commercial architecture specialist, and to our commercial team, for all you do.

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