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10 Items Every Home Should Have

Once your home is designed and built, it’s time to move in and decorate. You want to show off elements of the architecture while also presenting your personal style. Creating a home you are proud of is essential. It not only gives you space to feel comfortable in, but it provides a wonderful space for […]


25 Iconic Minnesota Homes

The Midwest is filled with innovative and adventurous architecture; the Midwest Home Magazine has celebrated 25 years of publication by highlighting 25 Iconic Minnesota Homes. While studying architecture you hear big names such as Frank Lloyd Wright, and you try to put yourself in his shoes. His iconic style is scattered across our area and […]


Boathouses of Minnetonka

When I’m not busy being an architect in the Twin Cities, I’ve enjoyed peaceful weekend outings to Lake Minnetonka. It’s rich history and breathtaking landscape reminds us of just how lucky we are to have these gems here in the mid-west. Lake Minnetonka is a vast, sparkling blue sapphire in Minnesota’s prized collection of jewels. […]


An Architectural Genius: Honoring French Architect Emmanuel Masqueray

Honoring An Architectural Genius

As an architect in the Minneapolis area, you find yourself in awe when looking at buildings like the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church designed by Emmanuel Masqueray. This stunning Minnesota landmark was completed in 1915 by an architect who had an eye for detail and incredible aesthetics. After arriving in St.Paul in 1905, Masqueray went on to…


A 1970s Ranch Home Turned Modern Farmhouse Photos

A 1970s Ranch Home Turned Modern Farmhouse Photos

As architects, we sometimes come across beautiful old structures that simply need a little fixing to be brought back to life. It’s amazing what some people’s creativity can do when given a slate that is nothing close to clean. This process takes a structure with a rich history and makes something beautiful all while…


English Tudor Expansion

Building a Family Legacy

Building a Family Legacy

For many of us the holidays bring back family memories that are centered around our homes and our communities. They can also draw attention to the fact that we are living in a home that no longer functions adequately for our family. Remodeling your home is a great way to remain in the community you love while preserving your most precious family memories.


Doehrmann Architectural Design

Design Here & Build Anywhere

Design Here & Build Anywhere!

If you are you considering building a second home, lake home, cabin, or retirement home in location other than where you currently live then this is the article for you. There are several things you will need to consider before you can determine what the right approach is for you. You will need to consider with whom you want to design your home, how you will take into account all of the factors related to


25 Years of Making Your Dreams for Home Come True!

25 Years of Making Your Dreams for Home Come True!

2016 marks our 25th year in business. Wow, time flies when you have great people to work with and great projects to design. When hitting a milestone like this, I can’t help but reflect on the path that has lead us to this point.