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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.

Building Up: Nathan Brown Showcases his Professional Development

Today we celebrate Nathan Brown’s promotion to Jr. Project Manager! His ability to quickly learn and forge positive relationships with others will certainly come in handy in his new position. As a Jr. Project Manager, Nathan is responsible for coordinating the efforts of the drafting team and leading the efforts to coordinate between the triad […]

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Utah’s Multi-Family Housing Boom

Debunking the Myths of Multi-Family Housing Stereotypes In 2015 Utah’s population reached 3 million. You probably see the effects of this growth as you commute on Interstate-15, visit Lagoon or attend a Real soccer game. It’s especially evident when you notice a subdivision or apartment building under construction. Utah now leads the nation in its […]

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The Hub Food Truck Pavilion in South Jordan, Utah is now Open!

Serving up Good Food and Good Architecture One year ago, CMA posted about our innovative project with The Food Truck League, The HUB. An inventive solution to food truck lots, which can be noisy and smelly and lack seating, The HUB turns all those downsides on their head. Now open for business, The HUB is […]

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On the Boards: Riverton Professional Plaza

The owners of Western Gynecological Obstetrical Clinic, currently located in the Riverton Hospital, determined that with their lease at the hospital ending, they would build a medical office building to house the clinic and provide space for other professionals. They purchased a project site located near the hospital in Riverton, Utah. Western GYNOB turned to […]

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Three Ways VR is Changing our Design Approach

While virtual reality (VR) isn’t a new technology, the ways the technology is being used to communicate design intent and convey space is. 3D modeling and rendering, 3D printing, VR single point and walkthroughs are transforming design and architecture at Curtis Miner Architecture. Whether it’s one or two of these tools or a combination, we […]

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Robert Lusk Graduates from U of U David Eccles School of Business

Congratulations to Robert Lusk, Senior Drafter, for graduating from the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business with his B.S. in Business Administration! Grad school is in Robert’s future, and in the meantime, he looks forward to exploring the relationship between design and business, as well as sharing all that he has accomplished through […]

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Best Wishes to Sara Durocher on her Leave of Absence

 Sara Durocher joined the Curtis Miner Architecture family in April 2007. As Office Manager, she helped the firm define the position and over the years has developed processes for invoicing, meeting management, staff recognition, and many others. But what impresses her peers and colleagues even more than her organization and procedures is the kind and […]

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From First Employee to Principal Architect: Kurt Mather

Congratulations to our newest Principal Architect, Kurt Mather! Kurt has been with CMA since the very early days in 2000. In fact, he was the first employee hired, to work on construction documents for our first project, American Heritage School. Kurt first became interested in drafting and architecture during his junior high and high school […]

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Incorporating Brand-driven Environments into Architecture

Today’s Architecture Creates Spaces that Reflect a Company’s Culture The concept of experience design isn’t new to architects. From Disney theme parks to the sleek surfaces of an Apple store, architectural design is becoming more about meeting human needs and less about current trends. For Curtis Miner Architecture, creating brand-driven environments for clients has been […]

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Twenty Years in the Making: Mike Anderson Promoted to Associate Architect

Congratulations to our newest Associate Architect, Mike Anderson! Mike’s ability to work in any setting, from multi-family housing to light industrial, has helped him toward this promotion where we are excited to use his knowledge as an Associate Architect. Mike’s initial interests in how architecture shapes and compliments both the constructed and natural environments guided […]

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