Two CDes alumni receive 2010 Midwest Home Awards

Two College of Design alumni are receiving 2010 Midwest Home Awards. Tom Ellison (BArch, 1970), founder of TEA2, will receive the 2010 Architect of Distinction award and Christian Dean (MArch, 1999), cofounder of City Desk Studio, will receive the 2010 Emerging Talent award.

Ellison and Dean will be honored March 29, 2010 at an event with AIA MN at Gallery 13, 811 LaSalle Avenue, Minneapolis, from 5:00-5:30 p.m. Midwest Home magazine will present a scholarship check to the college in honor of the Architect of Distinction award.

The 2010 jury included Kerrick Wessel (BArch, 1994), SALA Architects, and last year's Emerging Talent recipient, Tim Alt (BArch, 1987), Altus Architecture, and Leslie Van Duzer (Architecture).