The University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management is one of the most interactive business learning environments in the United States. There were four goals for consolidating programs into one new 285,000-square-foot building:

  • Enhance the school’s community and increase interaction
  • Strengthen teaching excellence
  • Establish a closer link with the Twin Cities business community
  • Develop a global, multicultural perspective


  • First Place, Institutional Category, ASID Minnesota Chapter, 1998
  • Honorable Mention, Product Design, Boardroom table, ASID Minnesota Chapter, 1998

Client Quote

“The building creates cohesiveness for the school and reinforces our identity. It pulls it all together for us.”

Mike Houston, Professor of Marketing