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The Year + In Review

Wow! It has been four years since my last year in review and what a four years it has been. It’s kind of like wanting to write a Christmas letter but your life has been too busy to get it done. Just for the record it has been much more than 4 years since our last one of those but that is my wife’s issue so enough said. The last four years has been a crazy ride… Read More

February 4th, 2023 by

Modern Dellwood Transformation

AIA Minnesota is proud to unveil the seventeen new and remodeled, architect-designed homes that will be featured on the 2020 Homes by Architects Tour. One of the featured homes is the Modern Dellwood Transformation designed by Chris Doehrmann Architect.
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July 29th, 2020 by

The Home Show Season is Here!

The Minneapolis Home & Remodeling Show is the first major home show of the home show season and is held in the US Bank Stadium on February 16-18, 2018. Be sure to go to the Home & Remodeling Show website for discounted tickets and then stop by and see me in Booth #1329. Read More…

February 14th, 2018 by

5 Keys to Finding the Right Architect in Minneapolis

As you begin looking for a residential architecture firm to guide you through the process of renovating, adding on to, or building a new home in Minneapolis, it is important to keep its specific neighborhood in mind. You are not living in a suburb filled with a collection of similarly designed homes where the most prominent design feature may be a three-car garage. You live in a Minneapolis neighborhood where each home is unique and plays an important part in maintaining the character of the community in which it resides. To make your project successful, you should consider investing in a high-quality residential architecture firm that has the experience to help you achieve your goals for the project while contributing to and enhancing the appeal of your neighborhood. Here are five keys to finding the right Minneapolis architect for you.

September 12th, 2017 by

New Trends in Architectural Design – What Can You Expect from Your New House?

A home can only be as modern as the era it’s built in, and judging by the trends of 2016, this year’s architectural design trends are definitely not something to take lightly. Traditional materials, a new face of modern exterior design and the advanced technology of the smart home are all blending in to create the clear contour of the house of tomorrow – available to you today.

June 1st, 2017 by

Architectural Elements that Add Value to Your Home

Owning a home is one of your biggest investments. In order for it to pay dividends when you retire or move due to a job transfer, you need to keep everything up to date. This includes things like the plumbing, air conditioning, furnace, roof and windows. In addition to these traditional home repairs, improving the existing floor plan, adding upgrades and unique amenities can increase the value significantly and make your house stand out to buyers.

May 5th, 2017 by

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.

January 23rd, 2017 by

Design Team Brings Luxury to Lake Living on the Pond!

The Thumper Pond residence, which was voted to the top five of the Marvin Architect’s Challenge Showdown last summer, has been recognized again. It appears in the July 2016 issue of Design & Living Magazine in the Escape to the Lakes feature…

November 17th, 2016 by

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

February 29th, 2016 by

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.

January 27th, 2016 by

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