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.


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.

Crocus Hill Renovation

Zenith Cottage

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.

Cottagewood Residence

Lakeside retreat

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 9

Roanoke Residence

Orono Retreat

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.

Wooddale Cottage

York Residence

St Louis Park Residence

Unbuilt: Hillside Residence

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

Kitchen Alfresco

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

A modern home for a young family.

Edgewater Kitchen

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 7

Lakeview Residence

The Stable

Highlands 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.

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.

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.

Zenith Contemporary Cottage

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.

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.

Lake Harriet Arts & Crafts

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

Green Dream Home

Lowry Hill Cottage

In Progress: New York Manor

Spring Valley Residence

Burnham Remodel

East Calhoun Residence

Lakeside Oasis

Garage becomes reading room

Edina In Progress

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

Golf Terrace Residence

Contemporary 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.

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.

Golden Valley Mid-Century

Basswood Remodel

Photography: Spacecrafting

Deephaven Residence

P/K + A

Mid Mod Kitchen

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.

Crooked Lake Cabin

Indianola Residence

East Calhoun Residence

Golden Valley Prospect

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 Georgian

Rolling Green Remodel

Ridgedale Residence

Crocus Hill Residence

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

Canine Approved

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.

Eminent Residence

Kenny Kitchen

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

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.

Med'oza Ponds Residence

Brookview Residence

Design Team:Gabriel Keller

Photography: Spacecrafting

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.

Modern Kitchen

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

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 6

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.

Woodhill Ranch

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

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.

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.

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 8

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.

Clothes Heaven

Bright way to start your day

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.

Take your Corgi to work day


Feel like home?

Concept: Calhoun

Sheridan Residence

Zenith Stairway

Dreaming of Nosara

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 1

Artist in Residence

In Progress: Costa Rica

Unbuilt: Seaside Retreat

Edgewater VI

Design by hand


Karch Mobil

Material: Curved Wood Flooring

Illuminating the axis

Sunday Paper

Iconic Design

P/K in #hashtags

The eye must travel

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 10


Private Oasis

Harry Wild Jones

Every House Has A Story

Lakeside Sunset

Butler's Pantry

Safety in the Workplace

2010 Art Show


It's in the details

Garage Beautiful

East Isles Tuck Under

2015 Art Show

Ross & Orenstein


Edgewater VII

At home with art

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 4

Isles Craftsman

Section by hand

Iowa Farmhouse

2012 Art Show

Breezy Point

Laundry Suite

Anything for the Shot

Tribeca meets Crocus Hill

Concept: Kenwood

2014 Art Show

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 12

Zeno Cafe

P/K Style


Snow Day

LEED Platinum Bungalow

Design is in the Details

Blank Canvas


Isles Suite

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 5

2013 Art Show

2011 Art Show

How it begins

Team Work

Blend Awards



Edgewater V

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 3

Shoreline Vista


Beginning with bumwad

Linden Hills Craftsman

Art of Cake

P/K arcade

Welcome to the lake

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 2

Lake of the Isles Residence

East Calhoun Residence

For the aspiring cook

Where materials meet.

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.

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.

We love fun details!

Iowa Farmhouse

Surf's Up!

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.

Family Cabin

Indianola Residence

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!

B&B or Master Suite?

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 11


There's beauty in the unexpected.

East Isles Renovation

Reading in the sunlight.

Colfax Residence