C.S.A. is a power duo who values connection and collaboration. We believe each successful project is the result of teamwork between us and our clients. Because we treat each client as family, you’ll never get lost in the shuffle of a larger architecture firm.
Working closely with our clients, we have been creating high quality designs for over 30 years. We offer a full spectrum of architectural design services.
Our commercial work includes a multitude of project types – for both new construction and remodeling of existing buildings. The constant variety keeps our designs fresh and keeps us in tune with current industry changes! We work for all types of clients as well, from the State of MN to small business owners, to private developers. We are pleased to note our small business clients have become some of our favorites.
Our multi‐family projects types have expanded in the last 5 years! We now have a number of ‘boutique’ student and market rate apartment building types that we have designed in multiple locations in the Twin Cities. We also continue to work on larger apartment buildings, all types senior living projects, and a wide variety of developer options. Our senior living projects include new construction 8‐10 Unit buildings and remodeling existing 100 Unit buildings giving them new spaces and updated looks.
Our firm has been working on residential projects since 1985! For our private clients: If you want to design your dream home or convert your existing home into something more like your dreams, we can help you. If you are a Custom Home Builder: We can help you design new models or update your current design plans. We will customize the work to your company’s specifications.
As President of C.S.A, Shelley brings more than 25 years of commercial expertise to the firm. Her creative knowledge ensures the building program fits the desires of the client while meeting the required budget. Shelley produces creative solutions for her clients to deliver sustainable results. She is a champion in meeting and exceeding clients expectations on every project she works on. While the work has been varied in scope and size, the special personal care brought to each project remains constant.
As Vice President of C.S.A, Jim brings more than 30 years of commercial expertise to the firm. Jim is a professional architect who brings integrity, creativity and technical ability to every project that he touches. Jim is skilled in project management, research detailing and programming and works hard to ensure each client collaboration is a success.