Elness Swenson Graham wins
AIA Minnesota Firm Award
Minneapolis-based Elness Swenson Graham Architects (ESG) has won the AIA Minnesota Firm Award. According to the AIA, ESG "was selected for this award based on the tremendous impact they have had on the Twin Cities and the region in the area of urban design, residential and mixed-use housing. The firm is unparalleled in this area and has made a significant contribution to the communities in which they have worked."
Recent ESG projects include Excelsior & Grand in St. Louis Park, Midtown Lofts in Minneapolis and Reflections in Bloomington (pictured above).
The Firm Award Selection Committee noted that "ESG’s broad range of work in several building sectors is neatly and skillfully woven into the fabric of neighborhoods, achieving environmentally sound and pedestrian-friendly buildings and public spaces." (Photo by Todd Melby)
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