The Magazine of AIA Minnesota

May-June 2001
Vol. 27, No. 3


Endangered Slated for demolition, the Johnson and Hearding schools in Aurora have potential as economic-development resources By Robert Roscoe

Interview Minnesota’s affordable-housing shortage, says Caren Dewar, director of Community Development for the Metropolitan Council, affects everyone regardless of income By Heather Beal

Technology The fast-paced evolution of home technology presents challenges and opportunities for architects designing the 21st- century home By David Goehring, AIA

Talking Point The "absolute necessity" of Leopold, Muir and the unbuilt places of childhood By Bill Beyer, FAIA

Directory of AIA Minnesota Firms

Index of Firms by Building Type

Directory of Consultants

Advertising Index

Lost Minnesota Sumner Field Housing Project, Minneapolis By Jack El-Hai


Farmhouse Modern David Salmela, AIA, combines a midwestern vernacular with high-style modernism in the award-winning design of Jones Farmstead in Nerstrand By Robert Gerloff, AIA

Heavenly Abode Bruce Abrahamson, FAIA, transforms a decrepit Oregon camp church into a charming vacation retreat By Camille LeFevre

Good Neighbor With sense and sensibility, TEA2 Architects designs a modest new house that slips seamlessly into its Minneapolis neighborhood By Jan L. Senn

Picture Perfect Robert Gerloff, AIA, fuses northwoods, urban loft and contemporary styles into home/studio/art gallery in the Wisconsin woods By Camille LeFevre

Bold Initiative CONstruct Architects gives a suburban lakeside home a fresh, contemporary look By Jan L. Senn

Generous By Design Architects who volunteer their time and design expertis e to nonprofit housing organizations discover a variety of rewards By Joel Hoekstra

The Elder-Care Continuum As this century’s senior population grows in size , affluence and influence, architects are anticipating demand with new residences that increase op tions, minimize loss and promote wellness By Camille LeFevre


Jones Farmstead
Architect: Salmela Architect
Photographer: Peter Bastianelli-Kerze