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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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MOA Offices Make a Move

May 8th, 2018 – Bloomington, Minn. – After 25 years of working in the basement of Mall of America, the executives moved into new offices located in the mall office tower, Offices @ MOA, built in 2015. With the help of KOMA and a well-developed design team, the move is complete and the staff is […]

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New Logo, New Name

December 6, 2017 – Inver Grove Heights, MINN – As of today, Krech, O’Brien, Mueller & Associates, will now be known as KOMA. Along with the abbreviated name, the firm is also launching a new visual identity and logo. “At KOMA we believe in bringing fresh ideas and unique insights to each and every project,” […]

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Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota Expands

August, 2017 – Oakdale, MINN. –  Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota (AERC) recently completed a 17,000 square foot expansion of their Oakdale facility. The team at AERC made the decision to expand the hospital in response to a rise in demand for specialty services and treatment options for pets. The design team at […]

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A New Way of Banking

March 2017 – Minneapolis, Minn. – New trends are revolutionizing the banking industry and Wings Financial Credit Union is committing to the change. With the help of the interior designers at Krech, O’Brien, Mueller & Associates (KOMA), the team is developing a series of new prototypes and prototypical elements to introduce into Wings’ new and […]

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Opens Retail Locations

October 2016 –  Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota recently rolled out a new service providing members and non-members alike with insurance information, educational, and fitness classes. The architects and interior designers at Krech, O’Brien, Mueller & Associates (KOMA) assisted in designing these new “retail” concepts.

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New Space for Demand Chain

October 2016 – Eden Prairie, Minn. – On the fast track to becoming the leading provider in CRM and Salesforce consulting services, Demand Chain Systems relocated to a larger office space to house their growing team. With the help of the interior designers at Krech, O’Brien, Mueller & Associates (KOMA) they created a space that […]

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Firemen’s Park Renovation

July 2016, Chaska Minn. – The city of Chaska recently completed a renovation of Firemen’s Park located in the historic downtown area. Their goal was to upgrade the park, highlighting the town’s history and honoring the firefighters who helped develop the park years earlier. The city obtained 292 Design Group for the architecture and design. […]

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