Albers announces retirement from Opus Group

John Albers (BA Architecture, 1968; MArch, 1972), president of Opus Architects & Engineers, has announced his retirement from the A&E arm of the Opus Group. Albers was the lead architect of the Mariucci Arena and has served as a guest lecturer at the School of Architecture. Notable projects spanning Albers's career include the Saint Paul and Minneapolis campuses of the University of St. Thomas, Best Buy's corporate headquarters, the Fifth Street office towers, and The Carlyle in Minneapolis.