Category: News

30 Years as ‘The Guy’

July 27, 2017

“Are you the guy?” Sean Ervin’s answer to that question started his 30-year career with TSP. At the time, he was tending bar, waiting tables, running the kitchen, and washing dishes at Beaners in Marshalltown, IA. The two men asking were principal architects with Weber, Pollard & Associates. They’d heard an architectural graduate was working […]

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TSP goes ‘wild’ for Wyoming volunteer opportunity

June 14, 2017

Traveling 100 miles this time of year typically means road-tripping in the family vehicle. Unless you’re a trail runner. Then, this weekend is the perfect time to get over that distance on foot—and more than a mile and-a-half above sea level. Team TSP has it covered. Thursday, a hardy crew from our office in Sheridan, […]

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New PE’s interest in engineering started at home

June 2, 2017

Six weeks ago, Kelli Osterloo sat at a desk to begin the two-part open-book exam on the principles of engineering. Eight hours and 80 multiple-choice questions later, she finished it with waiting the only thing left to do. Even that’s over now. On May 25 — which just happened to be Kelli and Tim Osterloo’s […]

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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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