Spring Tour 2018

From Stillwater to the Olympics

Cuningham Group Architecture 1968-2018

Saturday, June 9, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Alpensia Resort, photo courtesy Cuningham Group Cross House, photo courtesy Cuningham Group John Cuningham, photo courtesy Cuningham Group
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Alpensia Resort, photo courtesy Cuningham Group

John Cuningham, FAIA, invites MNSAH to his offices overlooking the Mississippi River for a talk about his career and the firm he founded, Cuningham Group Architecture. Following his studies at the Harvard Graduate School of Design under Walter Gropius, John worked for James Stageberg in Minneapolis until he began his own firm. Founded in 1968, the firm has achieved an international presence with more than four hundred employees around the world. This year the firm celebrates its 50th anniversary.

John will discuss projects that range from the Cross House in Stillwater, his first project after founding his firm, to the Alpensia Resort, the site of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. He has also been involved in historic preservation projects, including the renovation of the Itasca complex, one of the first warehouse conversion projects in the Minneapolis Warehouse District.

John says that the firm’s guiding philosophy over the last fifty years has been that architecture is more than shelter; it also has the capacity to “uplift the human spirit.”

Where

Cuningham Group Architecture
St. Anthony Main
201 Main Street SE
Suite 325, Minneapolis, MN 55414

Enter the building at 212 – 2nd Street SE
Parking is available on the street and in the nearby St. Anthony Falls Ramp.

Cost

$15 for MNSAH members; $25 for non-members

Refreshments

Coffee and a light breakfast will be served.

Register By

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Questions

Contact Rolf Anderson at 612-824-7807 or roanders6@aol.com

Registration

Register online below via Eventbrite
or send a check and names of those attending to:
Lock Bounds, 2072 Iglehart Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104.

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