HCMC Breaks Ground for Biggest Expansion in History

Hennepin County Medical Center broke ground on its BWBR-designed ambulatory clinic building Thursday, marking the biggest expansion in history for Minneapolis/Saint Paul’s largest teaching hospital. At the same time, the safety-net hospital al...

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BWBR Receives AIA Minnesota 2015 Firm Award

BWBR, a 93-year-old design firm based in the Upper Midwest, was named recipient of the 2015 American Institute of Architects Minnesota Firm Award, a biennial recognition to firms that contributed to the advancement of the profession in the areas o...

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Brick was used on the new hospital for Mayo Clinic Health System-Cannon Falls to simulate the look of stone and provide a visible beacon on the bluff overlooking a highway.

BWBR-Designed Hospital Named Best in Class

Mayo Clinic Health System-Cannon Falls recently took honors as Best in Class in Healthcare by the Brick Industry Association for the 2015 Brick in A...

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BWBR Recognized for Business Excellence

For the third year in a row, PSMJ Resources named BWBR to its 2015 national Circle of Excellence, recognizing the best managed architectural, engineering, and construction firms in the nation. ...

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Three Appointed Associate Principal

Continuing a period of expansion and generational change, the firm recently named three long-time staff to Associate Principal at the 93-year-old design firm. One of the largest and oldest professional services firms in the region providing ar...

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McDaniel, Nordling Named Principals

BWBR recently named two new principals to its leadership team, promoting Stephanie McDaniel, AIA, LEED AP, and Continue Reading


Wild Named DBIA-UMR President

Doug Wild, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, recently was named president of the Design-Build Institute of America

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BWBR, TCHEA to Host National Expert on Health Care Facilities

Chad Beebe, AIA, SASHE, the deputy executive director of advocacy at the American Society for Healthcare Engineering, will present the 2014 FGI Guideline Updates as part of the Twin City Healthcar...

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Energizing Hospital Savings

Buildings are responsible for almost half of the energy consumed in the United States. Nearly 90% of that energy is associated with building operations that occur after a building has been constructed. In a previous discussion on our Idea C...

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Building performance and green design take on new meaning when measuring energy use intensity.

Counting Energy Use Intensity because Energy Counts

How do we count energy in our buildings, and why does it count? We can look at our gas bill or watch the electric meter spin, but these numbers don’t tell us much about how our buildings perform. To understand performance we typically mea...

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