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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.

Design Everything: Building a Culture of Excellent Design

How CMA Nurtures Design in Architecture and Beyond Curtis Miner Architecture has held design at the forefront since day one. The company’s first business cards stated: “Excellent design, outstanding service,” and they still contain that statement today. As the company has evolved, we have not only maintained, but nurtured the focus on extraordinary design. For […]

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Moving Up: Mike Sroufe’s Professional Progress

Shout-out to Mike Sroufe and his recent promotion to Junior Project Manager! Mike knew at a young age that his future was in architecture. He learned CAD and designed house plans in high school, designed a house for his sister, and even drew up plans for an addition to his neighbor’s house–all before he ever […]

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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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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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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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Specialist Spotlight: Mike Anderson, AIA, NCARB

Meet our Housing Architecture Specialist Mike Anderson, newly promoted to Associate Architect, has long been involved with housing. In fact, he helped build homes for a building contractor before entering the architecture industry. “When I went to architecture school, we designed a single-family residence for a Navajo family in the Four Corners area,” Mike relates. […]

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Rockpoint Apartments Could Turn Bluffdale into Lux-dale

Luxury Multi-Family Housing for Salt Lake County Residents We’re nearly 20 years into the 21st century. In this day and age, who wants cookie-cutter apartments in their town? Not Bluffdale, Utah. Lowe Property Group, 8 Bay Advisors, and DAI saw a niche to fill in the small community just outside of Silicon Slopes: luxury apartments […]

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Three Recent Promotions

Congratulations to three members of our CMA team on their recent promotions: Merrill Roberts is now BIM Specialist, Kyle Mendoza has been promoted to Project Manager, and Mike Anderson has been promoted to Associate Architect. We’re proud of the talent and teamwork that the gentlemen show every day.

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