Blog - Commercial Architecture

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.

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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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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Four Excellence in Masonry Awards

Curtis Miner Architecture projects receive Utah Masonry Council awards Curtis Miner Architecture is honored to be the recipient of four esteemed Utah Masonry Council Excellence in Masonry Design awards for 2018. The American Heritage School Athletics Facility was awarded the Institutional Private Projects Honor Design Award. The Athletics Facility at American Heritage High School is […]

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Historic Context: Adding a Building in Provo’s Historic Downtown

Throwback to Young, Kester & Petro Law Offices A few years ago, when Utah Law Partners Young, Kester & Petro (now Young, Kester, Black & Jube) bought a building lot in the historic district of Provo, they approached Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA) to design their new building. The site was within one block of Provo […]

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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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Commercial Design Approach: Improving Employee Health and Wellness

The following article was published in the Utah Construction & Design Magazine July 2018 Issue.  http://utahcdmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/UCD.July_.V6Spreads.pdf Designing for a Healthy Utah Workforce When designing corporate workplace buildings, one of the key goals of employers is creating spaces that will attract and retain quality employees. According to the CDC, the average full-time working American spends 1/3 of […]

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On the Boards: Alpha Warranty Headquarters Office Building

Design and Color Inspiration in Utah’s Commercial Architecture Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA) is currently designing a new 114,400 SF commercial office building for Alpha Warranty, a car insurance agency, as their headquarters offices. Located in South Jordan, Utah, this large building incorporates several diverse spaces, including a Lobby, open office spaces, high end executive suites, […]

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