// arthitectural / Minnesota

Alchemy Architects, home of the weeHouse
Linden Hills


Actually a not-so-weeHouse, this four bedroom, 3+1/2 bath, 2200 square foot home has been placed on its foundation in the picturesque Linden Hills neighborhood on Wednesday, September 12, 2007. The owner, Brian Oeschger, has nicknamed it the “Urban weeHouse”. The Oeschger weeHouse exemplifies Alchemy’s focused refinement of over four years experience designing in a customized […]


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Alchemy Architects, home of the weeHouse
Goodrich Bungalow


The house’s “shell” is respectful of its 1911 origins while “objects” are inserted as contemporary additions Interior “pathway elements” create an axial organizing arrangement. Project Goals: Flexible floor plan for family of 4 with 2 grade school children Phase renovations over a period of 7 years to fit with the owners’ budget; total cost approx […]


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Alchemy Architects, home of the weeHouse
SPECS Optical


A new eye-catching façade for SPECS Optical in Uptown has been created by St. Paul-based Alchemy Architects. A city landscape beautification project had obscured the SPECS Optical storefront located at the busy corner of Hennepin Ave. S. and 22nd St. West and owners John Oliva and Nancy Krant’s options were limited by sign code restrictions. […]


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Alchemy Architects, home of the weeHouse
Phillips Garden


The first rooftop weeHouse, the 800 SF is used as additional office space for a landscape design firm. Two side-by-side modules include custom interior elements such as translucent walls and a IKEA/custom-built hybrid reception area. A site-built stair tower is also part of the project and links upper and lower floors with whimsey and light. […]


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Alchemy Architects, home of the weeHouse
Nolo Loft


Alchemy Architects has renovated a bland, 2000 square foot, boxy loft-style condominium into an oasis of habitable hues and selective spaces for its international owner. Following Alchemy’s forward-thinking design and (often) typical disregard for convention, the master bedroom has been placed in the smallest room in the Loft, bringing whimsy into an otherwise austere space. […]


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Alchemy Architects, home of the weeHouse
Whitney Loft


Modern Minneapolis Renovation Merges Historic Detail with Artful Living Renovation of a historic “Mills” condominium on the Mississippi creates a life + style reunion between New York and Minneapolis – design and people. Award-winning graphic designers and authors of the bestselling book What’s Out There, Will Hopkins and Mary K. Baumann are a New York […]


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Alchemy Architects, home of the weeHouse
Silver Lake Smiles


Silver Lake Smiles is the dental practice of Dr. David Anthony Ong. The office recently moved from Roseville to New Brighton, MN and features state of the art equipment in a contemporary design. Offering new products and treatment with the same quality dentistry and professionalism, Dr. Ong and his team members at Silver Lake Smiles […]


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ALTUS Architecture + Design
Farquar Lake Residence


The owners were a young family of four seeking to create a house that was open and permeable, celebrating their active lifestyle and a desire for visual and spatial connectivity to the site from all spaces.  The family also sought to develop outdoor play and garden spaces while celebrating views of the lake. The design […]


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ALTUS Architecture + Design
Uptown Penthouse


This sixth floor penthouse overlooks to city lakes, the Uptown retail district and the city skyline beyond.  Designed for a young professional, the space is shaped by distinguishing the private and public realms through sculptural spatial gestures.  Upon entry, a curved wall of white marble dust plaster pulls one into the space and delineates the […]


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