Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 9

Spring Valley 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.

Lowry Hill Cottage

Deephaven Residence

Highlands Residence

Unbuilt: Hillside Residence

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

Edina In Progress

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

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

Kitchen Alfresco

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

Edgewater Kitchen

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.

Orono Retreat

Crocus Hill Residence

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

Eminent Residence

Garage becomes reading room

Lakeview 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.

East Calhoun Residence

Rolling Green Remodel

East Calhoun Residence

Roanoke Residence

Golden Valley Prospect

Lake Harriet Arts & Crafts

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

A modern home for a young family.

Crooked Lake Cabin

Lakeside retreat

In Progress: New York Manor

Zenith 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.

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.

Golf Terrace Residence

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 7

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.

Indianola Residence

Lakeside Oasis

York Residence

Burnham Remodel

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.

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.

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

Mid Mod Kitchen

Golden Valley Mid-Century

Canine Approved

Zenith Contemporary Cottage

Ridgedale Residence

Wooddale 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.

St Louis Park Residence

Kenny Kitchen

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

P/K + A

Contemporary Cottage

Green Dream Home

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.

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.

Basswood Remodel

Photography: Spacecrafting

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.

The Stable

Crocus Hill Georgian

Med'oza Ponds Residence

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.

Bright way to start your day

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.

Clothes Heaven

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.

Modern Kitchen

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

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.

Unbuilt: Harriet Park Residence

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

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.

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 8

Nordic Prairie

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

Isles Suite

Sheridan Residence

Section by hand

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 12

2012 Art Show

Iconic Design


Welcome to the lake

Snow Day


Edgewater VI

At home with art

Butler's Pantry

Design is in the Details

Edgewater VII

Concept: Kenwood

Art of Cake

2013 Art Show

Isles Craftsman

Laundry Suite

Lakeside Sunset

Team Work

P/K arcade

Unbuilt: Seaside Retreat

How it begins

Blank Canvas

Design by hand

Safety in the Workplace

Zenith Stairway

Garage Beautiful


Edgewater V

Artist in Residence

Harry Wild Jones

Lake of the Isles Residence

2010 Art Show

Beginning with bumwad

Feel like home?

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 1

Illuminating the axis

Sunday Paper


Take your Corgi to work day

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 4

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 2

Dreaming of Nosara

In Progress: Costa Rica

2014 Art Show

Material: Curved Wood Flooring

Blend Awards

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 10

Iowa Farmhouse

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 5

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 3

Concept: Calhoun

P/K in #hashtags

LEED Platinum Bungalow

Ross & Orenstein

Private Oasis

Breezy Point

Linden Hills Craftsman

Tribeca meets Crocus Hill



2015 Art Show


Anything for the Shot

Zeno Cafe

East Isles Tuck Under


It's in the details

The eye must travel

Shoreline Vista

P/K Style


Karch Mobil

2011 Art Show

Every House Has A Story


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.

We love fun details!

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.

B&B or Master Suite?

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.

Surf's Up!

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!

East Calhoun Residence

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 11

For the aspiring cook

Where materials meet.


There's beauty in the unexpected.

Family Cabin

Indianola Residence

Colfax Residence

Iowa Farmhouse

Reading in the sunlight.

East Isles Renovation