Farquar Lake Residence and White Bear Lake Residence Selected for Trends' 'Top 50 American Homes'

We are excited to announce that two ALTUS Architecture + Design homes, the Farquar Lake Residence and the White Bear Lake Residence, have been recognized as two of the top fifty new home designs in the country by Trends' Top 50 American Homes for 2012-2013.  This prestigious collection of some of the best projects from around the country is compiled and researched by Trends, based on criteria of excellence in design, function, product specification and style.   

Design Book Launches 50 US Architects: Residential + Planning Hardcover Book Featuring ALTUS Architecture + Design

50 US Architects: Residential + Planning presents a curated collection of award-winning residential and master planning from leading American designers whose philosophies are rooted in the modernist doctrine or are distilled from vernacular precedents.  Meticulously detailed and site-specific, the featured projects focus on sustainability, technology, and the human spirit.  The book is available at www.50usarchitects.com.  

Bryn Mawr House featured in the 2012 Parade of Homes Spring Preview

Please joint ALTLUS Architecture + Design and College City Design/Build at our recently completed Bryn Mawr House featured in the Parade of Homes Spring Preview.  The new house (#007 on the tour!) is an urban retreat with views of downtown Minneapolis and is surrounded by the bucolic setting of Theodore Wirth Park.  Located at 17 Xerxes Avenue South, Minneapolis, the home evokes Finnish contemporary design with warm, natural materials and dramatic windows providing abundant natural light and views of the surroundings.  The home will be open beginning March 3 & 4 from noon - 6 pm and the following Thursdays through Sundays noon - 6 pm through April 1st.  We look forward to seeing you there!

A Special Thanks to our Homes By Architects Tour Partners

ALTUS Architecture + Design would like to thank our Homes by Architects Tour Partners: Cohen + Partners, Landscape Renovations, Citilights, Blu Dot, Design within Reach, Finnstyle, Aubry Angelo, and Gallery Co for helping us celebrate our Minnetonka Residence as a wonderful showcase of modern design at its finest.  Also, to the hundreds of people who came to visit the house this weekend - thank you for your support!