Blog - Spotlight

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.

CMA Turns 20: Celebrating Two Decades of Outstanding Utah Architecture

20 Reasons We’re Celebrating 20 Years November 30th marks 20 years since Curtis Miner, newly graduated from the University of Utah Graduate School of Architecture, and wife Janine Miner started Curtis Miner Architecture in their home’s basement. There are many reasons to celebrate this achievement, and we’ve listed twenty here. Curtis Miner – Our founder […]

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Rising to the Challenge: Jonathan Johnson

Meet our Healthcare Architecture Specialist For Project Manager Jonathan Johnson, every day is a chance to challenge himself and the healthcare design team. And the challenge certainly comes daily. The additional building codes, healthcare guidelines, and Life Safety codes (among others) keep Jonathan and the healthcare team on their toes. And beyond architectural design, Jonathan […]

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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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CMA Welcomes Carlos Garcia

Welcome to Carlos Garcia, Senior Drafter. Carlos has studied everything from cooking at a culinary school to advertising and construction management at Brigham Young University. He landed on architecture, making him an excellent asset to CMA’s drafting team.

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Celebrating 20 Years

In November 2018, Curtis Miner Architecture celebrates our 20th Anniversary! Founder and Principal, Curtis Miner, was quoted in a recent Utah Valley Magazine article: “We are dedicated to our clients. Our success comes from the success of our clients. That will be our measuring stick for the next 20 years, too.” Thank you to all of […]

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Specialist Spotlight: Jay Taggart, AIA

Breadth of experience in complex, challenging projects is beneficial to Utah Higher Education architect Jay Taggart, AIA is a Principal at Curtis Miner Architecture. A designer at heart, Jay joined Curtis Miner Architecture in 2007 and brings a depth of experience in multi-faceted, complex projects, including commercial, healthcare, assisted living, municipal, multi-family, and tenant improvements. […]

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Specialist Spotlight: Kyle Mendoza

Utah K-12 Education Architecture Delivers Unique Solutions for each Individual School Kyle Mendoza is a BIM Team Leader at Curtis Miner Architecture. Kyle began his career in K-12 education architecture back in 2006, when he was hired to complete the construction documents for Wasatch High School. He’s never looked back. 12 years later, Kyle has […]

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Welcome to Christopher Thompson

Our Intern Drafter, Christopher Thompson, owned and managed QuickDraw Construction for seven years before deciding to go to back to school. He is currently pursuing his Master’s in architecture.

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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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