Category Archives: Announcements

You're Invited: Final Reviews, Receptions, and Events

You’re invited to join students, faculty, and staff at the College of Design for final presentations and receptions from students across our various disciplines. Events will take place on the University of Minnesota Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter @UofMDesign and Facebook for updates, photos, and videos. May 8 | Apparel + Retail: Designs for TargetMay 8 | Toy Product Design: PlaysentationsMay 12 – 13 | Master of Architecture: Final Project Juries and Exhibitions May 12 – 14 | Master of Landscape Architecture: Final ReviewsMay 16 | B.F.A. Graphic Design Show: The Reveal May 16 | Interior Design: Thesis Reception …

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Peter Cavaluzzi (B.Arch '83) Named Master Planner for Mayo Project

Peter Cavaluzzi (B.Arch ’83), design principal at New York-based EE&K, will serve as master planner for the Destination Medical Center in Rochester, MN. According to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, the $5 billion economic development initiative is tied to the long-term growth of the Mayo Clinic and the city of Rochester. Mayo plans to invest about $3.5 billion in new facilities over the next two decades and nearly double its workforce from 30,000 to 60,000.  Cavaluzzi is also the lead designer on the $80 million transit station near Target Field in Minneapolis, MN. He envisioned the transit hub, which opens May 17, as the “Rockefeller Center Plaza of Minneapolis.” His portfolio includes projects from around the globe, including Beijing Mini…

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ASLA-MN Honor and Merit Award Recipients Announced

Each year the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) invites accredited Landscape Architecture programs to nominate graduating students for the ASLA Honor and Merit Awards. Eligible candidates must have maintained a 3.5 cumulative GPA, must demonstrate the highest level of academic scholarship, and must exhibit willingness to work with others, self-motivation, and responsibility. Pictured from left to right: Michael Richardson, Erin Garnaas-Holmes, Michael Schiebe and Amber Hill  This year’s jury for the ASLA-MN Student Awards selected Amber Hill and Erin Garnaas-Holmes to be the recipients of the 2014 ASLA Honor Awards, and Michael Richardson and Michael Schiebe to be the recipients of the 2014 ASLA Merit Awards. They will be presented at the Minnesota Chapter at the ASLA-MN Awards Banquet…

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