Blog - Municipal Architecture

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A Vibrant Community by Design: The Lehi City Master Plan

Charting a Path Forward through Foresight and Planning A master plan is a document that helps cities and towns plan their future needs and budgeting plans. It includes analysis and recommendations for land use, facilities, infrastructure, and public use needs, as well as projections for growth. Master Plan Process and Result Looking at the past […]

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Construction Progressing in Lehi

Watching a design come to fruition is a marvel. For this new 43,834 SF building in Lehi, Utah, masons are installing the brick. At the base of the brick is GFRC, or Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete. While concrete is heavy and easily cracks, the glass fiber gives it stability and lightens the weight. The blue […]

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Mapleton Public Safety Combines Fire and Police

The challenge with this project was to design a functional building on a tight budget. Together with Mapleton City, we designed a great building that met those goals. There is plenty of space for emergency response and police vehicles, two large training rooms, secure evidence storage, turn out lockers for the fire department, offices for […]

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Cedar Hills Unites Community

As a non-traditional recreation center, Cedar Hills’ focus was on providing a building that unites the community through a wide variety of recreation classes and activities. Stone and brick-clad building relates to the surrounding mountains and adjacent residences while the exterior glazing frames the views over the valley. Bathed in natural daylight, the Cedar Hills […]

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History Meets the Future: The Lehi City Police Station Building

Curtis Miner Architecture Uses Elements of the Past in New Essential Services Facility At Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA), our projects are about people and community. Those are the reasons many of us choose to work and live where we do. And that’s why it was a particular privilege to be awarded the design of a […]

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Specialist Spotlight: Dallas Nelson, AIA, NCARB

Meet our Public Architecture Specialist Project Architect Dallas Nelson has been working on public sector projects for nearly ten years now. To look at his design history, it’s clear that Public Architecture projects vary greatly in both size and function.  Currently he’s designing both a 2,000 pentagon shaped Baseball Scorers Building for the Art Dye […]

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