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YouthLink and Downtown View Apartments Wins Merit Award 3600 2400 UrbanWorks Architecture

YouthLink and Downtown View Apartments Wins Merit Award

via AIA Minnesota AIA Minneapolis has announced the 2019 Merit Award recipients which includes YouthLink and Downtown View. Youthlink is a non-profit organization that works with homeless youth, ages 16-23. Located in downtown Minneapolis, they have over 40 years of experience connecting young people with resources and support – be it a hot shower or warm meal, assistance with…

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DC Group Office Headquarters Wins Merit Award 5447 3716 UrbanWorks Architecture

DC Group Office Headquarters Wins Merit Award

via AIA Minnesota AIA Minneapolis has announced the 2017 Merit Award recipients. DC Group Office Headquarters, an “expand in place” office industrial project in North Minneapolis, is among this year’s honorees. The project includes an addition and renovation of the existing building as well as a new parking structure, blending the former warehouse and new addition into one seamless facility. The…

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Three UrbanWorks Team Members Promoted to Principal 2288 841 UrbanWorks Architecture

Three UrbanWorks Team Members Promoted to Principal

In recognition of their dedication to our clients and contributions to our continued growth UrbanWorks is thrilled to announce that Scott Beckman, David Haaland, and David Miller have been promoted to principal. This talented group not only brings unique skill sets and exceptional leadership qualities but also exemplify our vision and core values in both their approach…

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UrbanWorks Launches New Volunteer Program – UWIN 1280 853 UrbanWorks Architecture

UrbanWorks Launches New Volunteer Program – UWIN

As National Volunteer Week celebrates and inspires volunteers, UrbanWorks thinks there is no better time to renew our commitment to our communities, as well as our employees (UrbanWorkers), by launching our new volunteer program – UWIN (UrbanWorkers Investing in those in Need). One of UrbanWorks’ core values is to not just work in communities, but…

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UrbanWorks’ Designing with Color Featured in Nichiha Video Blog 601 462 UrbanWorks Architecture

UrbanWorks’ Designing with Color Featured in Nichiha Video Blog

via Nichiha Fiber Cement “Colorful projects across a downtown landscape… discover how UrbanWorks Architecture has colored the Minneapolis skyline! Watch Nichiha‘s recent vlog to learn more about how UrbanWorks’ architects design with color and explore several standout projects.” UrbanWorks is thrilled to have had the opportunity to participate in Nichiha‘s video interview (vlog) that featured…

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UrbanWorks Architecture Enters Next Stage as Founding Principals Pursue Separate Paths 150 150 UrbanWorks Architecture

UrbanWorks Architecture Enters Next Stage as Founding Principals Pursue Separate Paths

FOR RELEASE: MARCH 16, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS, MN.  In a move that UrbanWorks Architecture, a prominent and fast-growing Minneapolis architectural design firm, describes as, “more of an evolution than a separation,” its two founding principals, Noah Bly and Tod Elkins, announced that, although separating and parting ways as joint owners and co-managers of the firm, they…

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Tod Elkins “sleeps out” so that young people don’t have to 605 302 UrbanWorks Architecture

Tod Elkins “sleeps out” so that young people don’t have to

On September 25, 2016 UrbanWorks’ Tod Elkins joined over 100 other business and community leaders for an inspirational, one-of-a-kind fundraiser – YouthLink MN’s third annual “Night of Hope: Executive Sleep Out.” He spent a night outside to raise funds for—and awareness of—YouthLink’s programs and services for homeless youth in the Twin Cities. This was Elkins’…

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A New Bike Room for UrbanWorks 1260 629 UrbanWorks Architecture

A New Bike Room for UrbanWorks

This is Minneapolis.  Our city loves bikes; our staff loves bikes. Fitness-conscious, carbon neutral, congestion-reducing bikes. Over the last year, we were thrilled to see the growing numbers of bike commuters rolling into the office. However, this good thing left us with a problem: where do we put all the bikes? To keep the bikes safe, they…

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A new take on student housing: Fourth Street Cooperative 605 302 UrbanWorks Architecture

A new take on student housing: Fourth Street Cooperative

To maintain affordability for students in a market with creeping rents, UrbanWorks designed Fourth Street Cooperative to budget. The result is a building that offers its residents a beautiful and affordable place to live. Riverton Community Housing’s engaged board members and staff collaborated with UrbanWorks to design the Fourth Street Cooperative to reinforce the organization’s…

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Technology Edition: Three Questions with Scott Beckman, AIA, LEED AP 1260 629 UrbanWorks Architecture

Technology Edition: Three Questions with Scott Beckman, AIA, LEED AP

Scott Beckman, AIA, LEED AP serves the dual role of Project Architect and BIM Coordinator at UrbanWorks Architecture – a blend of his design skills and his technical expertise of Building Information Modeling (BIM). An early adopter of BIM technology, Scott is Committee Chair of the BIM Breakfast Club, an AIA Minnesota committee that meets…

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