Blog - Utah 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.

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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Stepping Up: Stairs as a Showpiece

Show-stopping Stairway Design in Utah Architecture Stairs are often considered utilitarian, but who says they can’t be a showpiece? For example, take the 90 North Medical Office building that CMA designed to house Valley OB/GYN and other medical offices. The three-story staircase is visible from the outside of the building. It’s a continuous walnut wood […]

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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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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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Planning, Design & Construction: University of Utah Forum Review

CMA Higher Education Specialists attend the U of U PDC’s Forum 2018 In May, three of the Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA) Higher Education team members: Jay Taggart, Gerrit Timmerman, and Dallas Nelson, attended the University of Utah Department Planning, Design and Construction’s Forum. The event was attended by approximately 200 area contractors, architects, engineers, and […]

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Blueprint for Better Cities: 2018 AIA Conference in Review

CMA at the American Institute of Architects Annual Conference on Architecture In June, six of the Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA) team members: Jay Taggart, Gerrit Timmerman, Curtis Miner, Mike Anderson, Curtis Livingston, and Kurt Mather, flew to New York City to attend this year’s AIA National Conference, Blueprint for Better Cities. This focus of the conference […]

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How Clients Can Experience a Project Before it’s Built: Virtual Reality Architecture

Curtis Miner Architecture Sets the Utah Architecture Trends in VR, 360 Cameras, and Architectural Rendering Not so very long ago, it was a client’s best guess to know what their project would look and feel like upon completion. For larger projects, a client might be willing to pay for an architectural rendering or illustration, or […]

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Families First Riverton Pediatric Office

CMA’s Utah Pediatric Architectural Design Creates Modern, Fresh Space Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA) designed this one-story medical office building located in Riverton, Utah. Just off 13400 South, near the Mountain View Corridor, the building is located near a busy intersection and has a street presence. The entire design team worked closely with Families First to […]

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