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.

York Residence

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.

Brookview Residence

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

Edgewater Kitchen

Unbuilt: Hillside Residence

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

Zenith 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.

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.

Spring Valley Residence

Crocus Hill Residence

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

P/K + A

Deephaven Residence

Golf Terrace Residence

East Calhoun Residence

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Challenged by a small, outdated kitchen, the P/K team collaborated with interior designer Brandi Hagen to create a spacious kitchen, galley pantry, and family room that reflects the original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

Kitchen Alfresco

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

Canine Approved

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.

Lakeview Residence

Ridgedale Residence

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.

Wooddale Cottage

Crocus Hill Renovation

Rolling Green Remodel

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.

East Calhoun 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.

Golden Valley Mid-Century

St Louis Park Residence

Green Dream Home

Lowry Hill Cottage

Roanoke Residence

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.

Crooked Lake Cabin

Zenith Contemporary Cottage

Indianola Residence

Lakeside Oasis

A modern home for a young family.

Mid Mod Kitchen

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 7

Burnham Remodel

Kenny Kitchen

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

The Stable

Edina In Progress

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

Golden Valley Prospect

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 9

Basswood Remodel

Photography: Spacecrafting

Contemporary Cottage

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.

Lakeside retreat

Orono Retreat

Crocus Hill Georgian

Garage becomes reading room

Eminent Residence


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.

In Progress: New York Manor

Lake Harriet Arts & Crafts

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

Highlands 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.

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.

Cottagewood Residence

Med'oza Ponds Residence

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.

Brookview Residence

Design Team:Gabriel Keller

Photography: Spacecrafting

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.

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.

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 8

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

Nordic Prairie

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

Unbuilt: Harriet Park Residence

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

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.

Clothes Heaven

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.

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.

Bright way to start your day

Woodhill Ranch

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

Safety in the Workplace

2010 Art Show

Tribeca meets Crocus Hill


Design by hand

Art of Cake

Edgewater V

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 3


Butler's Pantry


Breezy Point

LEED Platinum Bungalow

Take your Corgi to work day


The eye must travel

2014 Art Show

Welcome to the lake

Beginning with bumwad

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 4

Edgewater VI

Feel like home?

Material: Curved Wood Flooring

Concept: Calhoun

It's in the details

Isles Suite

At home with art

Design is in the Details


Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 2

P/K arcade

Blank Canvas

Dreaming of Nosara

Sheridan Residence

Iconic Design


P/K in #hashtags

Harry Wild Jones

Shoreline Vista

Iowa Farmhouse

Isles Craftsman

Anything for the Shot

Every House Has A Story

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 10

In Progress: Costa Rica

2012 Art Show

Zeno Cafe

Team Work

2015 Art Show

Karch Mobil

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 5

Edgewater VII

Laundry Suite

Lakeside Sunset

2011 Art Show

Blend Awards

Illuminating the axis

Artist in Residence


Zenith Stairway

Lake of the Isles Residence

Snow Day

Private Oasis

Section by hand

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 12

Garage Beautiful

P/K Style

Unbuilt: Seaside Retreat

Sunday Paper

East Isles Tuck Under

Linden Hills Craftsman

2013 Art Show

How it begins


Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 1


Concept: Kenwood


Ross & Orenstein

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!

Family Cabin

Colfax Residence

Surf's Up!

B&B or Master Suite?


There's beauty in the unexpected.

Reading in the sunlight.

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.

East Calhoun Residence

Iowa Farmhouse

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.

We love fun details!

Where materials meet.

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 11

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.

East Isles Renovation

For the aspiring cook