Wooddale Cottage

Brookview Residence

This new home captures the spirit of Midwestern charm and blends it with a classic Americana aesthetic of the east coast cottage.

Lake Superior Retreat

For a simple yet sophisticated family home on Lake Superior, Nature dictated the perfect location. Set on 14-acres with spectacular views of water and sky, the main cabin and guest house are connected by a covered breezeway.

Ridgedale Residence

Green Dream Home

Roanoke Residence

Orono Retreat

Unbuilt: Hillside Residence

Ryan J. Fish, AIA, designed this 3D model to illustrate the fusion of great design with energy efficiency.

Basswood Remodel

Photography: Spacecrafting

Garage becomes reading room

Green Dream Home

Selected as the Green Dream Home for the 2013 Parade of Homes Spring Preview, this home includes geothermal HVAC, photovoltaic solar panels, a plug-in system for an electric car, and other sustainable design features.

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 9

Zenith Contemporary Cottage

Eminent Residence

Lakeview Residence

Wonder Wall

For a client who loves the colors and textures of nature, we combined a breathtaking marble wall with a dramatic center island of American walnut.

Zenith Cottage

Lakeside retreat

Gyst Fermentations

The owners of Gyst, a café that serves biodynamic wines, artisanal cheeses, and other fermented specialties, asked us to help transform a former vintage clothing store into a space that feels like someone's kitchen.

Contemporary Cottage


P/K is honored to restore this John Howe original to its former glory. Often referred to as the pencil in Frank Lloyd Wright's hand, John Howe designed many houses in Minnesota in the prairie style. We're ecstatic to have the chance to work on this truly original home.

Competition: Van Alen Paris Prize

Challenged to design a temporary building on Wall Street, Gabriel Keller explored the process of remembrance. By re-conceptualizating the slave market, he creating a provocative juxtaposition between stock exchange and human exchange.

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 7

East Calhoun Residence

Twin Lakes Rambler

The client loved their mid-century home, except for the drafty windows and the exorbitant energy costs. Now that the renovation is complete, the living--and the heating bills--is easy.

East Calhoun Residence

Edgewater Kitchen

York Residence

Golden Valley Mid-Century

Kitchen Alfresco

A visual connection between this kitchen and the outdoors was a vital element of this renovation.

Mid Mod Kitchen

A modern home for a young family.

Deephaven Residence

P/K + A

Crooked Lake Cabin

Golden Valley Ranch

We renovated this mid-century ranch home in Golden Valley with an improved space plan, an open staircase, and oversized windows that allow light and energy to flow easily throughout the home.

Crocus Hill Renovation

Crocus Residence

Working closely with interior designer Martina Willegale, ASID, of Designs by Martina, we transformed a warren of small, dark rooms into an open, welcoming space for cooking, entertaining, and hanging out.

Lakeside Oasis

Golden Valley Residence

This award-winning sustainably designed home features geothermal HVAC and photovoltaic solar panels. The home won an AIA Minnesota Home of the Month Award, and was featured in Architecture Minnesota.

The Stable

Edina In Progress

With any new project, the true test is whether the design is beautiful, even sans furnishings.

Cottagewood Residence

Concept: Surly Brewery

We collaborated with Surly founder Omar Ansari to develop a conceptual design for a destination brewery with a restaurant, a terraced beer garden,a green roof, and outdoor ampitheater.

Crocus Hill Georgian

Golf Terrace Residence

Crocus Hill Georgian

We collaborated with our client, a design connoisseur, to renovate this classic 1920s Georgian, bringing new light, better flow, and a sophisticated design sensibility to the home.

Kenny Kitchen

We renovated this narrow galley kitchen to make it more ship shape, with maximum space for prepping food and cooking.

Deephaven Residence

Challenged by a small, outdated kitchen, the P/K team collaborated with interior designer Brandi Hagen to create a spacious kitchen, galley pantry, and family room that reflects the original modernist spirit of the home.

Indianola Residence

In Progress: New York Manor

Golden Valley Prospect

Crocus Hill Residence

This venerable Victorian home was renovated to create moments of surprise and delight.

Highlands Residence

Lake Harriet Arts & Crafts

This Arts & Crafts Tudor was honored with a B.L.E.N.D. Award for the beautiful renovation.

Burnham Remodel

Lowry Hill Cottage

Rolling Green Remodel

Spring Valley Residence

Canine Approved

St Louis Park Residence

Linden Hills Cottage

Nearly a century ago, this Lake Calhoun cottage was a summer home. This renovation respected the original spirit while making it comfortable, energy-efficient, and functional for a modern family.

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 8

Academic: Hydroponic Architecture

Carl Olson, one of our very talented designers, wrote his 2007 thesis on an architecture of hydroponic agriculture to bring sustainable farming to urban areas.

Brookview Residence

Design Team:Gabriel Keller

Photography: Spacecrafting

Clothes Heaven

Bright way to start your day

The Lynn on Bryant

When our client, a chef, asked us to design a new restaurant at 50th and Bryant in Minneapolis, we were honored to help realize his vision of a petite, French-inspired bistro with an organic modern design aesthetic.

Unbuilt: Harriet Park Residence

This new home offers a fresh, contemporary twist on Scandinavian cottage style.

Nordic Prairie

A mudroom that has as much character as the family that it belongs to.

Competition: Bearden Place

With Bearden Place, Carl Olson, now at P/K, and Patrick Freet envisioned six green and affordable units where residents can live, work, and flourish in a North Minneapolis neighborhood.

Woodhill Ranch

This project, a dynamic addition to a 1950s mid-century modern home, was featured in Midwest Home magazine.

Competition: Evolo Skyscraper

Andrew Edwins, a gifted P/K designer, designed this innovative Skyfarm, 20 acres of climate-controlled farmland for the Evolo 2011 Skyscraper Competition.

Washburn Cottage

We updated this charming Craftsman-style bungalow to create better flow and bring more light into the rooms. The porch functions as an outdoor room for reading, relaxing, and shooting the breeze.

Eminent Residence

We collaborated with Brandi Hagen of Eminent Interior Design to update her 1960 rambler. The project received an ASID Minnesota award and was featured in Kitchen Trends magazine.

Modern Kitchen

This sophisticated kitchen features striking teak cabinets and a polished walnut bar with a dramatic raw edge.

Med'oza Ponds Residence

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 6

Concept: Calhoun

Harry Wild Jones


Unbuilt: Seaside Retreat

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 12

Design is in the Details

2012 Art Show

Art of Cake

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 1

LEED Platinum Bungalow

Sunday Paper


Safety in the Workplace

Ross & Orenstein

Laundry Suite

Breezy Point

Edgewater VI


Isles Craftsman

How it begins

Edgewater VII

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 10

Karch Mobil

Iowa Farmhouse

East Isles Tuck Under

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 5


It's in the details

Concept: Kenwood

Zeno Cafe

2013 Art Show


2015 Art Show

Tribeca meets Crocus Hill

P/K Style

P/K arcade

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 2

Edgewater V


Garage Beautiful

2011 Art Show

Lake of the Isles Residence

Team Work


Section by hand

Design by hand

In Progress: Costa Rica

Artist in Residence


Take your Corgi to work day

Material: Curved Wood Flooring

Feel like home?


2010 Art Show

Isles Suite

Every House Has A Story

Illuminating the axis

Iconic Design

Snow Day

2014 Art Show

Welcome to the lake

Lakeside Sunset

Beginning with bumwad

The eye must travel

Blend Awards

Private Oasis

Zenith Stairway

P/K in #hashtags

Blank Canvas

Shoreline Vista

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 3


Butler's Pantry

Linden Hills Craftsman

Anything for the Shot

Dreaming of Nosara

Sheridan Residence

At home with art

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 4

We love fun details!

East Isles Arts & Crafts

An addition on this stately Harry Wild Jones designed home, blends beautifully on the exterior, while infusing the house with a modern twist on the interior.

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 11

Iowa Farmhouse

East Isles Renovation

Family Cabin

Colfax Residence

Indianola Residence

Framed Vista

Whether by happenstance or design, many of our clients share our passion for lakes, oceans, and rivers. While each project is as unique as the clients, our work is always guided by a respect for the environment, an understanding or how a home should relate to its surroundings, and our commitment to exceptional design and enduring quality.


There's beauty in the unexpected.

The Edgewater

Situated on the shores of Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, the Edgewater features 22 shell units that have been built-out as custom-designed homes.

Linden Hills Farmhouse

Visitors find it hard to believe that this charming home is brand new, as the scale, detailing, and welcoming front porch are perfectly at home in the Linden Hills neighborhood. It even received a Buildings and Landscapes Enhancing the Neighborhood Through Design (B.L.E.N.D) award!

For the aspiring cook

Reading in the sunlight.

B&B or Master Suite?

Surf's Up!

Where materials meet.

East Calhoun Residence