Strategic goal

To be the leading design firm that achieves inspiring, generative impacts across the board on every project by 2026.

Generative impacts begin with ideas

We are thought leaders in our profession. We seek to push the design profession to continually improve and raise the level of critical thinking, innovation, and engagement. We regularly give professional talks, write articles, and give talks on a range of design-related topics. We host the Next Design forum, a series of public events that feature recognized thought leaders who exchange ideas about design and positively impacting the environment. We invite you to join the conversation.

News

  • 2 out of 2: MSR Design receives both the 2023 AIA Minnesota Honor Awards

    The state’s most prestigious recognition for buildings designed by Minnesota architects, the AIA Minnesota Honor Awards celebrate projects that demonstrate excellence in two or more of the 10 AIA Framework for Design Excellence measures.

  • MSR Design wins two Metropolis Planet Positive Awards

    Recipients of the Planet Positive Awards represent the highest design achievements related to addressing climate change, ecosystem health, human health, and equity.

  • MSR Design promotes Lisa Nelson to senior accountant

    “Lisa’s skill as an accountant, attention to detail, and incredible responsiveness anchor us and make her an indispensable part of the MSR Design team.”
    —Traci Lesneski | CEO and Principal | MSR Design