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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.

5 Reasons we “Love”: Clients, Consultants, Contractors, Employees, Community

Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching! At Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA), we are proud to be a part of the Utah architecture community; to work with skilled and gifted contractors, subcontractors, and consultants; and to continue our pursuit of excellence as a team. Here’s what we love about our clients, consultants, contractors, employees, and community.   […]

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Shining a Light on High-Performance Education Facilities

Well-placed windows and lights improve student comfort and accomplishment At Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA), we design with sustainability in mind, knowing that what we do today will have an impact on future generations. Designing high-performing and energy-efficient buildings not only improves our clients’ bottom line over the life cycle of their building, but also has […]

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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 group […]

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Curtis Livingston Earns Architecture License

We are happy to announce the licensure of Curtis Livingston, AIA, Project Architect. Curtis has been a senior project manager, specializing in Educational Architecture, after joining CMA in 2016. He has over 22 years of experience in the industry with a focus on educational facilities, and has worked on several high school, middle school and […]

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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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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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Mike Anderson Earns Architecture License

Congratulations to Mike Anderson, AIA, NCARB, for earning his architecture license. Mike is a Project Architect with a focus on commercial, automotive dealership, and multi-family projects. Mike joined the CMA family in 2000, while attending Utah Valley University working toward his Associates of Science and Drafting Technology. He has since earned his Bachelor of Science […]

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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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