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.

Green Dream 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.

Lowry Hill Cottage

A modern home for a young 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.

Roanoke Residence

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.

Cottagewood Residence

Canine Approved

East Calhoun 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.

Golf Terrace Residence

Spring Valley Residence

Golden Valley Mid-Century

Garage becomes reading room

Basswood Remodel

Photography: Spacecrafting

East Calhoun Residence

Edina In Progress

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

Lakeview Residence

Burnham Remodel

Zenith Contemporary Cottage

Orono Retreat

Kenny Kitchen

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

Kitchen Alfresco

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

Brookview Residence

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

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 retreat

Deephaven 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 Hill Renovation

Lakeside Oasis

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.

Eminent Residence

The Stable

York Residence

Lake Harriet Arts & Crafts

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

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 7

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.

Crooked Lake Cabin

St Louis Park Residence

Crocus Hill Georgian

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.

Ridgedale Residence

Highlands 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.

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 9

Wooddale Cottage

Unbuilt: Hillside Residence

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

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.

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.

Mid Mod Kitchen

Rolling Green Remodel

Edgewater Kitchen

Indianola Residence

In Progress: New York Manor

P/K + A

Zenith Cottage

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.

Crocus Hill Residence

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

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.

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.

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.

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 6

Clothes Heaven

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.

Modern Kitchen

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

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 8

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.

Med'oza Ponds Residence

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.

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.

Bright way to start your day

Shoreline Vista

Edgewater VI

Snow Day

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 3

Linden Hills Craftsman


Lakeside Sunset

Ross & Orenstein

Zeno Cafe

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 12

Artist in Residence


P/K arcade

Design is in the Details

Edgewater VII

Anything for the Shot

2015 Art Show

Design by hand

Karch Mobil

Sunday Paper

How it begins

2011 Art Show

Dreaming of Nosara

The eye must travel

Lake of the Isles Residence

2014 Art Show

Feel like home?

Concept: Kenwood


Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 4

Concept: Calhoun

Section by hand

2013 Art Show


In Progress: Costa Rica

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 2

Material: Curved Wood Flooring


LEED Platinum Bungalow

2012 Art Show


Garage Beautiful

Breezy Point

Iconic Design

Sheridan Residence

Laundry Suite

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 5

Isles Suite

Every House Has A Story

East Isles Tuck Under


Safety in the Workplace




Private Oasis

2010 Art Show

P/K Style

Team Work

Harry Wild Jones

P/K in #hashtags

It's in the details

Take your Corgi to work day

Illuminating the axis

At home with art

Unbuilt: Seaside Retreat

Edgewater V

Zenith Stairway

Blank Canvas

Beginning with bumwad

Butler's Pantry

Art of Cake

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 10

Isles Craftsman

Welcome to the lake

Blend Awards

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 1

Iowa Farmhouse

Tribeca meets Crocus Hill

Family Cabin

B&B or Master Suite?

Colfax Residence

Reading in the sunlight.

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!

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.

Surf's Up!

Indianola Residence

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.

East Calhoun Residence

East Isles Renovation

For the aspiring cook


There's beauty in the unexpected.

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