MnWest Project Awarded!

Hay Dobbs designed Project wins Minnesota Construction Association (MCA) “Project Excellence Award” for the Minnesota West Community and Technical College – Worthington, Health and Wellness Center renovation and expansion; constructed by Terra General Contractors. The team will be awarded at the 2104 MCA Awards of Excellence Gala on January 29, 2014.

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Northland Community and Technical College and Minnesota State both select Hay Dobbs to undertake Campus Master Plan updates

Northand Community and Technical College and Minnesota State Community and Technical College (M State) have both selected Hay Dobbs to undertake their respective campus master plan updates. Hay Dobbs will begin work with both colleges in October 2013, with a completion date of mid 2014. Northland CTC and M State are both members of the […]

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Hay Dobbs to develop new Station Concepts for Orange Line BRT

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Hay Dobbs has been retained by Metro Transit to undertake the development of station designs for the Orange Line Bus Rapid Transit Route. METRO Orange Line BRT will benefit existing riders and attract new riders by improving transit access, service, and reliability on the I-35W corridor. Additionally, an identifiable, high-amenity brand will increase the visibility […]

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South Dakota Architecture License and Business License in place

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Hay Dobbs is now Certified by the South Dakota Board of Technical Professions to offer professional services as a business in South Dakota. Firm Principal Thomas Dobbs is also now licensed to practice architecture in South Dakota. Thomas is also NCARB and LEED-AP Certified and holds licenses in Minnesota, North Dakota and Arizona.

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Hay Dobbs to propel UND towards cutting edge academic delivery

The University of North Dakota has engaged Hay Dobbs to develop a framework for change and improvement to learning spaces that allows for organized implementation, stewardship of facilities, development of learner centered environments and flexibility to adapt to the ever changing academic landscape. The project will be completed by July 2013.

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South Dakota School of Mines retains Hay Dobbs for Housing Master Plan

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As a result of rapidly increasing enrollment, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT) has engaged Hay Dobbs to complete a Housing Master Plan for the campus. The Master Plan will develop strategies for, and guide development of, new university campus housing. The project will be delivered on a rapid schedule to accelerate the […]

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Hay Dobbs Awarded University of Minnesota Duluth Project

Hay Dobbs has been selected by the University of Minnesota Duluth to update the Campus Master Plan. The project will seek to sustainably accommodate growth in student enrollment while supporting the University Strategic Plan, revealing a sense of place and delivering long term value to the University.

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Hay Dobbs wins another design award!!

As both Architects of Record and Design Architects, Hay Dobbs is pleased to announce that our newly opened, Chanhassen Station Park and Ride has been awarded honors by the MCC. Chanhassen Station expands the existing SouthWest Transit commuter bus stop in downtown Chanhassen and extends Market Street through historic downtown Chanhassen, connecting two significant areas […]

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Follow Hay Dobbs on Facebook and Twitter!

Our Facebook and Twitter pages are humming along now. “Like Us” on Facebook and “Follow Us” on Twitter by clicking on our “Contact Us” Page and following the links to Facebook and Twitter. We’ll be posting news, events and activities related to our architecture, urban design, planning and interiors work as well as other creative […]

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The End of the Strip?

Interesting observations by Edward McMahon on changing retail trends. “For more than 50 years retailers have favored the commercial strip: a linear pattern of retail businesses strung along major roadways, characterized by massive parking lots, a plethora of big signs, box-like buildings, and a total dependence on automobiles for access and circulation. For years urban […]

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