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A note from Brady Mueller

Friends, I have news to share: I am planning to retire from KOMA as of September 2, 2021. After more than 44 years in the architectural design field and 34 years as part of the Krech, O’Brien, Mueller & Associates (KOMA) family, I have decided that it is time to put down my drafting pens […]

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NEWSLETTER – JUNE 2020

Construction of our new office is well underway. The KOMA team put a lot of consideration into the layout and design of our new office space and all staff members were encouraged to participate in the process. It has been very satisfying to see it come together and we can’t wait for the finished product! […]

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NEWSLETTER – APRIL 2020

After more than 30 years in our current office space, KOMA is moving to a new location in Bloomington! Our growing team simply needs more room for collaboration and partnership. As architects, designers, and engineers, we love the challenge of being able to create a work environment that cultivates innovation and reflects our vibrant culture. […]

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Yeshiva of Minneapolis Expands

October 2019 – St. Louis Park, Minn. – Yeshiva of Minneapolis, a nationally known Jewish high school for boys, provides students an opportunity to obtain a Jewish centered education and a place that they can live, play, and worship in a safe community environment. Due to its superb educational reputation and popularity, Yeshiva of Minneapolis […]

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Renovation at the St. Louis Park City Hall Council Chamber

October 2019 – St. Louis Park, Minn. – Over the past few years, the City of St. Louis Park has modernized their City Hall, transforming the three story space and the landscaping that surrounds it. The Chamber Council area was the most recent piece and along with the designers at KOMA, they brought the space […]

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Rahr Renovates Corporate Office

April 2019 – Shakopee, Minn. – Rahr Malting Corporation, a worldwide producer and distributor of malt and associated supplies for breweries, distilleries and allied industries, recently completed an expansion and renovation of their corporate office space. Together with the designers at KOMA and Greystone Construction, the team created a space that not only functions well […]

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The Longhorn Legend Continues

April 2019 – Minneapolis, Minn. – Founded in Atlanta Georgia, LongHorn Steakhouse is a staple restaurant for steak lovers around the country. The brand continues to grow since its doors opened in 1981 and with the help of the designers at FRCH NELSON and the structural team at KOMA there is no end in sight. […]

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Lino Lakes Elementary Takes Education Outside of the Classroom

October 2018 – Lino Lakes, Minn. – Renovations are wrapping up at Lino Lakes Elementary School as students and teachers are settling in and a new school year is underway. KOMA designers partnered with Martin Pevzner, Kraus Anderson, and Loucks to modernize various facets of the school in a multiple year remodel that began in […]

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The Influence of Educational Curriculum on Design

Curriculum in grades pre-K through 12 is an ever-evolving aspect of education. As more exploration is done on student learning styles and the corresponding environments, it has become evident there is a need for greater insight into the design and function of the physical spaces of a school environment. It is our mission at KOMA […]

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New Space for Kinghorn Construction

May 8th, 2018 – Rogers, MINN – When Kinghorn Construction purchased a new warehouse space to house their corporate offices, they called on the team of designers at KOMA to assist in the process. With a lot of collaboration, the new space, located in Rogers, MN not only provides the function they need but reflects […]

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