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PSMJ Circle of Excellence
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AIA Intern Development Program Outstanding Firm Award
NDSU Aldevron Tower NDSU Aldevron Tower
AIA North Dakota, Honor Award:
The rapidly growing College of Health Professions at North Dakota State University is pursuing progressive teaching pedagogies to meet critical workforce shortages and departmental accreditation requirements. The new addition and renovation to Sudro Hall — now called Aldevron Tower — co-locates the School of Pharmacy and Nursing, Allied Science, and ... Learn More
The Selkirk The Selkirk
2020 - AIA North Dakota: Merit Award
The Flood of 1997 in Grand Forks, North Dakota left the downtown devastated.  With eleven buildings burned and all of the structures in water, Grand Forks has spent the last 23 years working to not just recover, but revitalize an important district in the community’s past and future. The latest ... Learn More
The Farmhouse Bistro, Bar & Backyard The Farmhouse Bistro, Bar & Backyard
2019 - AIA North Dakota: Merit Award
For decades, a series of dilapidated farm structures on a rolling farmstead along Spearfish Creek defined quintessential rural Americana. When the original owner demolished the buildings and listed the property for sale, the new owner, Merideth Pangburn-Walker, decided to use the opportunity to create a restaurant that reflected the fondly-remembered ... Learn More
First Western Bank & Trust First Western Bank & Trust
2019 - AIA North Dakota: Merit Award
A new corporate center on a central corner in downtown Bismarck engages the street and activates the sky through a design focused on the future of banking and the progression towards technology.  The First Western Bank & Trust Building connects with its past, the present, and our future.  It embodies ... Learn More
VCSU Steam Plant VCSU Steam Plant
2019 - AIA North Dakota: Merit Award
An innovative boiler plant at Valley City State University is saving money while powering the campus into the next generation. The highly energy-efficient facility - a replacement for the campus’s outdated, dark, and unsafe plant - sheds light on the inner workings of power steam production to provide a learning ... Learn More
Sanford Pentagon Sanford Pentagon
2018 NAIA: Best Championship Venue Award
The Pentagon by Sanford Health is a 160,000-square-foot facility that includes nine basketball courts (six high school regulation, two professional/college practice courts and the Heritage Court), with the possibility of accommodating volleyball, wrestling, trade shows, and concerts. While the entire facility features modern design and amenities, the Heritage Court located ... Learn More
UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences
2017 - AIA North Dakota: Merit Award
With North Dakota experiencing a significant shortage in all health care-related fields, the State Legislative Assembly authorized North Dakota’s only medical school, the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, to replace its aging facility with a new school in order to 1) increase enrollment by 25%, ... Learn More
1st International Bank & Trust of Rugby 1st International Bank & Trust of Rugby
2018 - AIA North Dakota: Merit Award
Located at the geographical center of North America, First International Bank & Trust’s new Rugby facility is inspired by the values of the bank: stability, safety, and community. The bank is a modern interpretation of a lake cabin to give the feeling of permanence and partnership. A large timber roofline ... Learn More
Kensington Rune Stone Center Kensington Rune Stone Center
2018 - AIA North Dakota: Honor Award
Discovered in 1898 by Swedish immigrant, Olaf Ohman, the Kensington Rune Stone purports to be a record of Scandinavian exploration of North America in the year 1362. While the original Rune Stone is now in the collection of the Rune Stone Museum in nearby Alexandria, Minnesota, the place of discovery, ... Learn More
Devils Lake Air Terminal Devils Lake Air Terminal
2007 - AIA North Dakota: Best of Show Award
The Devils Lake Airport replaced their existing terminal with a new 5,600-square foot facility designed to meet the community’s growing air transportation needs while also accommodating the new security requirements in the air travel industry. The new passenger terminal reflects the heritage of flight with its aerodynamic roofline and exposed ... Learn More
Watford City High School Watford City High School
2017 - AIA North Dakota: Honor Award
After explosive oil boom-related growth, the McKenzie County School District and JLG Architects came together to initiate an aggressive plan to not only meet their space needs, but create a new-and-improved academic program to transform their future graduates and create a sense of place and identity for the whole community. ... Learn More
Williams County Highway Complex Williams County Highway Complex
2016 - AIA North Dakota: Merit Award
The Williams County Highway Complex is an 80,000 SF facility being built for the collaboration of multiple departments for Williams County. The project allows the Highway Department, Weed Control, and Vector control to all be in one cohesive building and site with the ability to share common spaces. This complex ... Learn More
UND Wilkerson Commons UND Wilkerson Commons
2016 - AIA North Dakota: Honor Award
Originally constructed in the 1960s as the first free standing dining specific facility at UND, Wilkerson Hall serves more than 3,500 students daily. It will continue to be a key hub in the campus layout, providing seating for just over 650 in the main dining area and also necessary student ... Learn More
Loretta Building Loretta Building
2014 - AIA North Dakota: Merit Award
Great buildings hold within them the stories of their past and opportunities for the future. The Loretta Building, located in the 200 block of historic downtown Fargo, is one such building that tells of the past through its location and the honest expression of its materials and open interior spaces. ... Learn More
Living Word Lutheran Church Living Word Lutheran Church
2015 - AIA North Dakota: Merit Award
In order to provide for a new and growing congregation, the Living Word Lutheran Church in Alexandria, MN is constructing a new facility. JLG was directed to work towards a design that ‘exhibits a simple or modest geometry…characterized as traditional or of “country church” style. In order to meld the ... Learn More
Rough Rider Events Center Rough Rider Events Center
2015 - AIA North Dakota: Honor Award
With a town motto like, "Come Be Our Guest," it's no surprise that Watford City is now home to a new statewide events and convention center with arenas for hockey, figure skating, and roller skating, basketball and volleyball courts, a fieldhouse with removable turf for soccer and baseball, a lap ... Learn More
Williston Area Recreation Center Williston Area Recreation Center
2014 - AIA North Dakota: Merit Award
Following a comprehensive JLG-led feasibility study, the rapidly-growing community of Williston, North Dakota is now home to a 5-acre community recreation center located on the campus of Williston State University. It is the largest park district-owned indoor recreation center in the country. AQUATICS The aquatics center contains a water park ... Learn More
The Garage The Garage
2014 - AIA South Dakota: Award Winner
Flexibility and productivity were the goals of Rapid City’s first co-working space's developer. The building to be developed was a historic property known as the Motor Service Company. Originally built in 1929, the Motor Service Company had a western art-deco showroom and a large garage for servicing cars. The showroom ... Learn More
NDSU Beef Research Center NDSU Beef Research Center
2014 - AIA North Dakota: Juror's Choice Award
North Dakota has been and continues to be a place where the agriculture industry and specifically cattle ranching plays a major role in our economy. Our agricultural roots go back to the beginning of our states history and the beef industry is not only part of our economy, but also ... Learn More
Mayville State Science-Library Mayville State Science-Library
2013 - AIA North Dakota: Merit Award
This project provides an addition to the Science-Library Building and renovates the Science Department and Library to provide adequate, efficient, and safe spaces in which to learn, focusing departmental cooperation and curriculum, and providing accessibility for all. An addition becomes a home to the Education and Psychology Division. JLG achieved ... Learn More
WSC Frontier Hall WSC Frontier Hall
2013 - AIA North Dakota: Juror's Choice Award
In 2010, the city of Williston, North Dakota boomed. The discovery of oil brought with it great opportunity, wealth…and a massive housing shortage as workers poured into the area in search of black gold. With the population growing at an astounding 13.4%, residents - including students at Williston State College ... Learn More
Grand Forks Central High Grand Forks Central High
2013 - AIA North Dakota: Honor Award
Built in 1882, Grand Forks Central High School has seen generation upon generation of students pass through its hallways as the city around it has grown and changed. And Central has changed with it; growing gracefully over the years. JLG has worked for Central High School a number of times ... Learn More
JLG Fargo Office JLG Fargo Office
2011 - AIA North Dakota: Honor Award
This office space is located downtown Fargo, so it was important to make the entrance visually engaging to traffic, it was also important to introduce natural light deep into the long and narrow space. Fortunately, a pair of tall double-hung windows in the back wall were uncovered during the remodeling ... Learn More
Bonanzaville Interpretive Center Bonanzaville Interpretive Center
2010 - AIA North Dakota: Unbuilt Award
he new Northern Plains History Center at Bonanzaville will transform the Cass County Historical Society's 12 acre site into a regional educational resource, encouraging visitors of all ages to understand and appreciate the rich history of America's Northern plains. To create a 21st century visitor destination and museum facility, leadership ... Learn More
Chateau Interpretive Center Chateau Interpretive Center
2010 - AIA North Dakota: Merit Award
The Chateau de Mores is the State Historical Site for the summer home of the Marquis de Mores, a French aristocrat and his east coast socialite bride, Medora. Built in 1883, the 26-room home was dubbed “The Chateau” and housed many influential and famous guests. The Interpretive Center - built ... Learn More
GFK Flight Support GFK Flight Support
2009 - AIA North Dakota: Honor Award
After occupying an unexceptional for many years, Grand Forks Flight Support decided to build a new, state-of-the-art, modern Fixed Base Operator (FBO) facility at Grand Forks International Airport. The new facility is the sustainable-designed, five-star flight support center. Services include a 22,500 sf indoor hangar, aircraft maintenance, parking, aircraft rental/charter, ... Learn More
Our Lady of the Lake Church Our Lady of the Lake Church
2008 - AIA North Dakota: Unbuilt Award
JLG Architects was commissioned as part of a design/build effort to assist Our Lady of the Lake parish in Battle Lake, MN, with the programming, design, and construction of a new sanctuary, fellowship spaces, administration areas and religious education facilities to replace their existing 5,000 sf pre-manufactured metal building. The ... Learn More
Hopper-Danley Memorial Chapel Hopper-Danley Memorial Chapel
2008 - AIA North Dakota: Merit Award
The Hopper-Danley Memorial Center is located in the heart of the University of North Dakota campus. Its purpose is to serve as an interfaith chapel for the student body and staff of UND. With its iconic massing and simple detailing, the Center strives to evoke the memories and references of ... Learn More
Amity Technology Amity Technology
2008 - AIA North Dakota: Merit Award
The leading manufacturer of sugar beet harvesting equipment in North America, Amity Technology, founded in 1996, follows in the proud tradition of a family that has been involved in manufacturing in North Dakota for more than 50 years, leading companies like Melroe, Steiger, and Concord. Amity’s 43,000 ft2 facility provides ... Learn More
Devils Lake Airport Rescue & Firefighting Building Devils Lake Airport Rescue & Firefighting Building
2008 - AIA North Dakota: Merit Award
Designed the compliment the nearby air passenger terminal (also by JLG), the Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Building (ARFF) houses the Devils Lake Airport’s fire station and snow removal equipment. The 5,800 sf building relocated these functions to provide quick response to all areas of the airport. Accessory spaces include shower ... Learn More
North Face North Face
2008 - AIA Minnesota: Merit Award
Since the 1800s, the Uptown area of Minneapolis has been home to a wide range of activities. Settlement from Minneapolis moved outward in the 1870s. Rapid development in Uptown began in the late 1890s and into the early 1900s, as electric streetcars and the real estate speculation drove outward from ... Learn More
Opera House Lofts Opera House Lofts
2007 - AIA North Dakota: Honor Award
The Metropolitan Opera house was constructed in 1891 as the premiere entertainment venue of its time. It was known as the finest Opera House between Minneapolis & Seattle. The land for the project was donated by the Great Northern Railroad’s James J. Hill to a local investment group, headed by ... Learn More
Canad Inns Destination Center Canad Inns Destination Center
2007 - AIA North Dakota: Honor Award
The Canad Inns is a 220,000 square foot, 192-room hotel located adjacent to the Alerus Center, Grand Forks’ indoor arena/convention center. As the Canadian hotel chain’s first facility in the United States, portraying the company’s avant-garde up-and-coming image was a primary of the design challenge. The program for the hotel ... Learn More
ACME Tools ACME Tools
2007 - AIA North Dakota: Honor Award
2001 - AIA North Dakota: Design Award
Starting with an initial prototype and developing into dozens of projects, JLG has proudly spent the last 27 years growing alongside ACME Tools. When the retail giant had stretched their current office facilities to the max, they called on JLG to help them prepare for the next 27 years – ... Learn More
Waldorf Flats Waldorf Flats
2006 - AIA North Dakota: Merit Award
The Waldorf Apartments, located on St. Paul’s historic Summit Avenue, was converted to upscale condominium flats, restored to the building’s original historic character. The flats range from 749 s.f. to 2,395 s.f. and feature hardwood floors, high ceilings, dramatic kitchens and restored face brick in the classical building preserving its ... Learn More
Roberts Street Chaplet Roberts Street Chaplet
2006 - AIA North Dakota: Merit Award
The Chaplet was commissioned by an artist interested in creating a spiritual, meditative space where she would create a painting in response to the particular qualities of space and light. The elemental form of gable roof on a simple rectangle is intended as something between a small temple and a ... Learn More
Joint Operations Center Joint Operations Center
2006 - AIA North Dakota: Honor Award
The State of Minnesota combined the regional facility needs for four departments into one shared headquarters. State Highway Patrol, MnDOT, DNR, and Pennington County now share headquarters, training facilities, vehicular maintenance, and storage all under one roof. The addition to the existing County shop more than quadruples the existing structure from ... Learn More
Reed River Trading Company Reed River Trading Company
2002 - AIA North Dakota: Design Award
The Reed River Trading Company is a mixed-use venture located in an old Land-O-Lakes drying plant in Roseau, MN. The building contains 1000 sf of retail, a 5,000 sf exhibit space for Polaris Industries, and 7,000 sf of upscale restaurant. The building appears much the same as it did at ... Learn More
King’s Walk Clubhouse King’s Walk Clubhouse
2002 - AIA North Dakota: Design Award
The King’s Walk Golf Course, designed by Arnold Palmer, utilizes native grasses and rolling knolls to evoke a prairie feel. The clubhouse responds to the character of the course through the use of vernacular forms and is clad in materials familiar to the region’s countryside. Lap siding, simple roof planes, ... Learn More
Grand Forks Transit Center Grand Forks Transit Center
2002 - AIA North Dakota: Design Award
The Metro Transit Center was created to provide a safe and sheltered place for the public to purchase bus tickets, wait for transportation, and transfer between routes. The site chosen by the City was a wedge-shaped corner property next to a 400-stall parking garage/100,000 s.f., corporate office building in the ... Learn More
Grand Forks Corporate Center Grand Forks Corporate Center
2001 - AIA North Dakota: Design Award
On April 18, 1997 the swollen Red River of the North broke its banks and flooded Grand Forks, ND. Within hours, a catastrophic fire erupted, burning 11 buildings in the old downtown. The disaster unfolded on national newscasts. Firefighters worked against racing, waist deep flood waters to stop the flames. ... Learn More
Happy Harry’s Bottle Shop Happy Harry’s Bottle Shop
1994 - AIA North Dakota: Design Award
The Happy Harry’s store is designed to represent a barn and elevator, placing it in harmony with the traditional architectural forms of the North Dakota prairie. The barn houses wide-open, flexible space that offers a variety of display options. The elevator creates a significant entry space as well as a ... Learn More
Streiff Sporting Goods Streiff Sporting Goods
1999 - AIA North Dakota: Design Award
A new owner wished to relocate a well established archery and gun sporting goods store from a remote, isolated site to a more visible and accessible location. The owners criteria was “a store for hunters” that would be interesting, warm, inviting, down to earth and built for $50.00/sf. The 8,000 ... Learn More
Grand Forks CVB Grand Forks CVB
1995 - AIA North Dakota: Design Award
The Visitor Center is designed to express the relationship between East Grand Forks and Grand Forks and their connections via bridges along the Red River. The structure is designed to attract visitors and once stimulated, to give them the experience of walking through or across a bridge, providing a visual ... Learn More
ND Museum of Art ND Museum of Art
1990 - AIA North Dakota: Design Award
Constructed in 1907 as the original campus gymnasium for the University of North Dakota, the North Dakota Museum of Art renovated its space to become the State's official art museum. A central mezzanine was added across the gym floor to expand exhibition space and create necessary support functions. Remodeling included ... Learn More
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US Bank Stadium US Bank Stadium
2017 - LEED Gold U.S. Green Building Council JLG Architects, as Studio Five Architects, was one of the local architects that designed the new Minnesota Multi-Purpose Stadium for the Minnesota Vikings, in association with HKS Architects. JLG is the architect of record, as Studio Five Architects, for the exterior envelope and roof assembly. Our work includes the complex...
Camp Ripley UASOF Camp Ripley UASOF
2015 LEED Silver U.S. Green Building Council Camp Ripley's Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operating Facility (UASOF) houses the program for the first army tactical unmanned aerial vehicle in Minnesota. In addition to the building, a 1080-foot long flexible pavement runway was constructed to allow the aircraft to takeoff, operate in the military “restricted” airspace of Camp Ripley, and...
Alexandria High School Alexandria High School
2015 - LEED Silver|U.S. Green Building Council The 280,000-square-foot high school features two 3-story academic wings that include 36 classrooms, 12 flexible learning spaces for small and large groups, science labs, technology/engineering lab, art rooms, a media center and special education classrooms. The facility boasts a new athletic field and stadium, an activities wing with a 3-station...
GFK Byron Dorgan Terminal GFK Byron Dorgan Terminal
2013 - LEED Silver 1 of 5 LEED Silver US Airports Designed for efficiency, improved circulation, and future expansion, the new Grand Forks International Terminal offers a comfortable traveling environment within a "Wow Factor" showpiece for the State. Located on a new site, the two-level terminal provides two gates capable of boarding aircraft from the Saab SF340A to the Boeing B757-300...
UND Gorecki Alumni Center UND Gorecki Alumni Center
2013 - LEED Platinum First LEED Platinum building in North Dakota The University of North Dakota Alumni and Foundation Center are now located in a state-of-the-art facility. Its new location is prominently viewed from University Avenue with beautiful views and access to the English Coulee. At approximately 30,000 s.f., the new building houses development, alumni services and administration functions in addition...
VCSU Rhoades Hall VCSU Rhoades Hall
2013 - LEED Certified Green Building Certification The Rhoades Science Center at Valley City State University needed to bring the 40-year old classroom and laboratory building into the 21st century and provide much-needed additional learning spaces. JLG worked with the University to develop a Pre-Design Plan that more than doubled the square footage of the building and...
UND College of Education UND College of Education
2012 LEED Silver U.S. Green Building Council The University of North Dakota is one of the oldest higher educational institutions in the State of North Dakota and is known for its liberal arts foundation. It has a well laid out campus with many historical buildings that the University chooses to maintain and restore when possible. The Education...
UM Morris Research Center UM Morris Research Center
2011 LEED Silver U.S. Green Building Council University of Minnesota’s West Central Research and Outreach Center expanded their administrative facility to include the Renewable Energy Center. The Center conducts research and education to instill renewable energy practices into public practice. The goal of the facility was to become a living experiment for green building practices and renewable...
NDSCS Horton Hall NDSCS Horton Hall
2011 - LEED Certified Green Building Certification JLG completely renovated a 75-year old historic classroom building on the campus of North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, North Dakota. The existing 53,000 sf structure was constructed in three separate projects over a span of 11 years between 1928 through 1939. The building was originally designed to...
Twin Buttes Elementary Twin Buttes Elementary
2010 LEED Silver U.S. Green Building Council A national review has found that green schools cost less than 2% more than conventional schools, yet the final benefits are 20 times as large. Elementary school students in Twin Buttes, North Dakota started the school year in a new facility designed to establish a culturally-significant building language to carry...
Black Gold Black Gold
2009 - LEED Gold U.S. Green Building Council Black Gold Farms is a multi-generation, family owned organization firmly planted in North Dakota’s Red River Valley. It has been around for more than 80 years and has evolved into a global potato production, sales and service company, and industry leader. In fact, they are the nation’s largest supplier of...
Union Hospital – Mayville Clinic Union Hospital – Mayville Clinic
2008 LEED Certified Green Building Certification The Union Hospital is the primary facility serving the Mayville and Portland, ND areas. The Hospital called on JLG to provide a separate identity for a new Clinic. Because the Clinic was an addition to the existing Union Hospital, it needed to architecturally-relate to the Hospital, while creating its own...
Cascade Creek Apartments Cascade Creek Apartments
2008 - LEED Silver Homes Certification Located in the historic Kutzky Park district in Rochester, MN near Mayo Clinic and the citywide bike path, the Cascade Creek Apartments bring much-needed affordable housing as a part of an overall reclamation master plan to update and invigorate the area. With 40 apartment units, first-floor commercial space and an...