Spotlight on Interior Design in Affordable Housing 6226 3350 UrbanWorks Architecture

Spotlight on Interior Design in Affordable Housing

Strategies on Making Affordable Housing a Home We are proud to work with clients that create affordable homes for members of our community. Our interior design team works closely with the developers, architects, contractors, management teams, and end-users to deliver a beautiful, cohesive design for each building. Regardless of the project type, any challenges presented…

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Understanding Evidence-Based and Trauma-Informed Design Principles 2560 1377 UrbanWorks Architecture

Understanding Evidence-Based and Trauma-Informed Design Principles

UrbanWorks has come to specialize in unique, mixed-use projects — from multifamily with supportive services to new prototypes that pair less conventional uses.  A few examples include housing and services for adults with serious and persistent mental illness; shelters with community space for homeless youth and adults; specialized design for physical and cognitive disabilities; and…

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Spotlight on Affordable Housing 2560 1377 UrbanWorks Architecture

Spotlight on Affordable Housing

Designing for Impact In the cities where we work, we help drive growth, foster positive change, and build community. And, for the people who use our buildings, we create beautiful, satisfying environments for living, working, and growing. As a part of this commitment, we are dedicated to working with nonprofit organizations and multifamily housing developers…

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Interior Design at UrbanWorks 1495 867 UrbanWorks Architecture

Interior Design at UrbanWorks

Since 2015 UrbanWorks Architecture has had a talented Interior Design team on staff providing interior design and FF&E (Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment) for our projects. Having grown from a team of 1 to 5 staff members, our Interiors team touches every project we work on. Interiors staff work with the Designers and Architects throughout the…

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Spotlight on Adaptive Reuse 2560 1378 UrbanWorks Architecture

Spotlight on Adaptive Reuse

Every building has a story, and we love that our work adds new chapters. Whether it started as a candy factory, a middle school, or a grain elevator, we ensure that the next phase of a building’s life offers high quality design that meets the current needs of the community it has been part of…

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Architecture and Low-Income Housing Tax Credits 2560 1377 UrbanWorks Architecture

Architecture and Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

Each spring and summer UrbanWorks Architecture works alongside our partners to submit applications for Low-Income Housing Tax Credits through Minnesota Housing. These policy driven tax incentives allow new developments to create affordable housing for local communities. What are Low-Income Housing Tax Credits? Organized by Minnesota Housing, Low-Income Housing Tax credits are part of the federal…

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Spotlight on Education 2560 1377 UrbanWorks Architecture

Spotlight on Education

UrbanWorks has a strong history of designing innovative education facilities in collaboration with our educational partners. Whether new buildings for students, administrative offices for staff, or additions to existing facilities, our designs include smart technology, inclusive designs, and features that meet the needs of current and future educational journeys. Center for Adult Learning ; Minneapolis…

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Responding to COVID-19 Through Design 6226 3350 UrbanWorks Architecture

Responding to COVID-19 Through Design

For the past year, UrbanWorks has been working collaboratively with our clients to create safe, healthy spaces that acknowledge the increased health concerns of users. As new information and guidelines around the novel Coronavirus continue to emerge, we are committed to finding innovative ways to maintain safety. Three of our main goals through design are…

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Spotlight on Senior Living 6226 3350 UrbanWorks Architecture

Spotlight on Senior Living

We know the world around us is changing, and so are the needs of the populations we design for. Seniors in our communities deserve high quality, well designed spaces to live, connect, and thrive. UrbanWorks strives to anticipate, listen to, and design for the wants and needs of tomorrow’s residents. We work collaboratively with our…

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Celebrating Milestone Anniversaries 6225 3338 UrbanWorks Architecture

Celebrating Milestone Anniversaries

At UrbanWorks, we like who we work with! We are proud to celebrate some exciting staff milestones in 2021, and know that each of these talented team members approach their work with the same passion as they did when they joined the team. Devon Lundy – 10 Year Anniversary Devon Lundy is an UrbanWorks Project…

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