Category: Minnesota

From a tiki lounge to teaching others: 40 years with TSP

May 11, 2017

Bert Haglund’s first big project as an architectural graduate sounds a bit like a studio pitch for an offbeat sitcom. It involves a tiki-lounge theme restaurant on the shores of frozen Lake Minnetonka and a guy known as “Bamboo Bob.” “I remember seeing Nick doing all his research,” Bert says, referring to his first boss—and […]

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Photos and community reaction from Mayo Civic Center celebration

May 3, 2017

Every building has a backstory. The Mayo Civic Center’s latest expansion is an outgrowth of an 18-year collaborative friendship developed between principal architects at two design firms: Steve Sorensen of TSP, Inc. and Ken Betsch of BetschAssociates. “It’s been an honor and a privilege to provide the client leadership for this very significant project in our […]

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TSP in the news

March 15, 2017

Projects across the TSP footprint made the news during this second full week in March.. ICYMI, here’s a quick look work that’s getting noticed in the communities we serve. KNBN NewsCenter1 aired the opener in a three-part series on how a public plaza for year-round activities could help revitalize Deadwood’s historic downtown. TSP and RDG Planning & Design […]

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Livestream interview highlights relationships and expertise

January 20, 2017

Two of TSP’s own were part of a first for Minnesota’s longest-running educational summit: They livestreamed an interview from the floor of the Minneapolis Convention Center. Principal Ron Halgerson and Associate Bert Haglund, both senior architects, took part in the special event during the 96th Annual MSBA Leadership Conference, held Jan. 12-13. The segment from […]

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TSP Earns Fifth ‘Top Project’ Award Since 2008

October 21, 2016

In the nine years since Finance & Commerce established its Top Project Awards, TSP has been honored five times, with the latest presentation taking place Oct. 12, 2016. More than 450 architects, engineers, contractors, owners, and sponsors were in attendance when Michael Thomas, Chief of Schools for the Minneapolis School District, accepted a Top Project […]

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