Gerrit W. Timmerman | AIA

PRINCIPAL

Gerrit W. Timmerman, AIA, is a principal architect at Curtis Miner Architecture. He studied architecture at the University of Utah where he received a Bachelor of Science (1998) and Master of Architecture (2000) degrees. Early in his career he focused primarily on complex healthcare and higher education facilities, as well as challenging hospital expansion and remodel projects. This experience has led him to excel in healthcare planning and project management roles. Over the past several years, Gerrit has advanced his skills in the design and programming of commercial, multi-family residential, automotive, healthcare and educational facilities. He enjoys managing a diverse range of projects from start to finish balanced with overseeing the marketing efforts for the firm.

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Gerrit enjoys spending time with friends and family in the outdoors or participating in sports, camping, fishing, skiing, soccer, basketball and golf. He especially enjoys his time hiking.

Lobbies: More than a Place to Wait

Utah Architects Design Lobbies to Provide that “Wow” Factor Gone are the days when a lobby was considered a glorified corridor to an elevator or office. Today, people expect spaces to be useful and engaging; lobbies form the first impressions of a building and even a company’s brand and culture. They have become a determining […]

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CMA Delivers Upscale Upgrade for Utah Mazda Dealership

Jerry Seiner Orem Mazda Remodel Leverages Budget to Create a New Image When Orem Mazda began efforts to become one of the auto manufacturer’s Retail Evolution showrooms, owner Jerry Seiner looked to Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA) to help implement the required branding and image upgrade. On a national basis, Mazda began repositioning the brand to […]

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CMA Sponsors Utah New Car Dealers Association Event

Industry conference attendance keeps us abreast of our clients’ needs As a Utah architecture firm specializing in automotive dealerships, Curtis Miner Architecture’s Principal Gerrit Timmerman attended the Utah New Car Dealers Association Convention for the first time in November. CMA served as a bronze medal sponsor. In keeping with the brand of the association and […]

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Intermountain Healthcare American Fork Hospital Renovation

The Value of Architecture for Active, Fully Functioning Healthcare Environments Updating an active, fully functioning healthcare environment is a CMA healthcare team specialty – one we were able to deliver with recent improvements to American Fork Hospital. The remodel of five areas of the hospital provided an opportunity for Intermountain Healthcare to enhance care, serve […]

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Designing Experiential Retail Spaces in Utah

Translating a Brand to be Inviting, Memorable and Profitable Retail spaces bring life to a community. It’s one of those considerations you make when looking to move into a neighborhood. And when you find your favorite restaurant or convenience store, it’s a space you feel comfortable in and return to again and again. The retail […]

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Top-Notch Customer Service or Bust!

Balancing High-Level Design and Hands-On Service in Utah Architecture’s Booming Economy “It’s so busy!” We seem to hear it everywhere we go. A project meeting, site visit, or an industry event. Utah’s steady growth means firms are faced with the challenge of plentiful work and a skilled labor shortage. The question for CMA leadership is […]

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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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Specialist Spotlight: Gerrit Timmerman, AIA

Negotiating the Best Design for Utah’s Automotive Dealerships Gerrit Timmerman, AIA is a Principal at Curtis Miner Architecture. CMA’s experience in the automotive world started small. We worked on several gas stations, convenience stores and automotive repair shops before the door opened to larger projects; in 2010 CMA designed our first dealership, Larry H. Miller […]

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Life in the Fast Lane

Four Trends in Utah’s Auto Dealership Architecture Everyone can see the trends in the automotive industry by watching a car commercial. Gone are the days where buyers are excited about power windows and locks. Today, new buyers are excited about Bluetooth sound systems and lane assist technology. But what are some of the trends in […]

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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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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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Bariatric Medicine Institute Awarded by ABC Utah

We’re over the moon! The Bariatric Medicine Institute surgical center remodel recently received the ABC Utah Chapter’s 2017 Excellence in Construction Award for a Healthcare Renovation Project Over $1,000,000.  

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Client Profile: Utah Automotive Architecture with Ken Garff Automotive Group

Five Lessons of Gratitude During this season of thanksgiving, Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA) is reflecting on valuable lessons of gratitude we’ve learned. We continue to be thankful for our clients. CMA has become an expert in automotive architecture in Utah. One owner CMA has worked with for over five years is Ken Garff Automotive Group […]

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