Miller Dunwiddie is proud to announce that Melissa Christenson Ekman has been named a 2015 AIA Minnesota Young Architect Award Recipient. Melissa joined the firm in 2005. She is an architect who specializes in the preservation and restoration of historic structures throughout the region. Some of the notable buildings she has worked on include the historic Glensheen Estate in Duluth, MN, Fort Snelling Upper Post, and Folwell Hall on the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus.
Over the past 10 years, she has also been actively involved with the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota as a volunteer and past Board Member helping to raise awareness for the importance of historic preservation across the State of Minnesota. She has also been involved with the Minnesota Design Team as a volunteer and past Chair. The Design Team is a group of volunteers who provide design services to small communities. Read more about all the honored 2015 Young Architect Award Recipients.
The American Institute of Architects Minnesota, founded in 1892, is dedicated to strengthening our communities, improving our built environment, and providing exceptional design. For more information on the organization, reference their website at www.aia-mn.org.