Snow Kreilich Architects

Snow Kreilich Architects

Minneapolis, MN


2017 AIA MN Honor Awards

By Anne Ruder
Dec 14, '17 4:43 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, November 16, 2017 - The American Institute of Architects - Minnesota (AIA Minnesota) honored thirteen projects with 2017 Honor Awards. The awards were announced today at the AIA Minnesota Conference on Architecture. The Honor Awards recognize outstanding architecture designed by AIA Minnesota members and member architecture firms.

Snow Kreilich Architects received three of the honor awards:

Lofts at Mayo Park
Location: Rochester, Minnesota
Client: Helen Roland, GFP Trust
Firm of record: Snow Kreilich Architects
Project partners: Meyer Borgman Johnson (structural engineer); Coen + Partners (landscape architecture); Pierce Pini + Associates (civil engineering); J-Berd Mechanical Contractors, Inc. (mechanical, plumbing and fire protection); Berd Electric (electrical engineers); and Welsh Construction (general contractor)

Straight River Northbound Safety Rest Area
Location: Owatonna, Minnesota
Client: Minnesota Department of Transportation
Firm of record: Snow Kreilich Architects
Project partners: MBJ/Murphy Curran (structural engineering); Stantec Consulting Services (civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering); Coen + Partners (landscape architects); HZ United, LLC (noise analysis); Braun (geothermal consultant); CPMI (cost estimating); The Joseph Company, Inc. (general contractor); Heselton Construction, LLC (earthwork); Evenson Concrete Systems, Inc. (concrete); MG McGrath Architectural Surfaces (metal panel); Twin City Tile and Marble Company (ceramic tile); Ford Metro, Inc. (storefront and doors); Viracon (custom-fitted glass); Wausau (site furniture); Landscape Structures, Inc. (play equipment); Hoffman & McNamara Co. (landscape contractor); and Prairie Restorations, Inc. (prairie plantings)

Wayzata Residence
Location: Wayzata, Minnesota
Client: Confidential
Firm of record: Snow Kreilich Architects
Project partners: Ericksen Roed & Associates, Inc. (project consultant); and Welch Forsman Associates, Inc. (contractor)

87 projects were submitted in 2017, and were evaluated in five categories: architecture; interiors; renovation and restoration; and urban design and master planning. Entries are evaluated by three internationally-renowned architects for their degree of design invention, attention to detail, advancement of sustainable design and other factors.

The 2017 Honor Awards jury included Wendell Burnette, FAIA, founder of Wendell Burnette Architects, Phoenix, Arizona; Mimi Hoang, AIA, principal of nARCHITECTS and adjunct assistant professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, New York City; and Hao Ko, AIA, design director for the architecture practice at Gensler, San Francisco, California.