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Carlsen & Frank Architects

Carlsen & Frank Architects

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Twin Cities Award Winning Architects | Over 3 Decades of Experience
Carlsen & Frank Architects LLC is a Minnesota company established in 1983 by architects Peter Carlsen, AIA and Sylvia Frank, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP. We are a full service architectural firm experienced in residential, commercial and institutional work. Working with our clients, we provide ideas and design options to explore, refine and develop in a collaborative process. Our projects develop from an understanding and appreciation their sites. They are designed to fit comfortably into their surroundings and be environmentally responsible. Our architecture serves our client’s functional needs, reflects their values, is creative, well executed and has a spirit of integrity and delight. We seek to achieve a balance between project scope and budget. A well designed and successfully executed project requires attention to detail, commitment to quality and understanding of the construction process. Our success in achieving this has been recognized in a number of design awards and in appreciative repeat clients. The partners have backgrounds in the fine arts. We have designed furniture for some of our projects.

Services Provided

3D Rendering, Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), Architectural Design, Architectural Drawings, Attic Conversion, Basement Design, Basement Remodeling, Bathroom Design, Building Design, Custom Home, Deck Design, Energy-Efficient Homes, Floor Plans, Garage Design, Green Building, Handicap-Accessible Design, Historic Building Conservation, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Remodeling, Home Restoration, House Plans, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Remodeling, Mudroom Design, Multigenerational Homes, New Home Construction, Space Planning, Sustainable Design, Custom Homes

Areas Served

Arden Hills, Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Columbia Heights, Cottage Grove, Eagan, Edina, Falcon Heights, Fridley, Gem Lake, Inver Grove Heights, Lauderdale, Lilydale, Little Canada, Mahtomedi, Maplewood, Mendota, Mendota Heights, Minneapolis, New Brighton, North Saint Paul, Oakdale, Richfield, Roseville, Saint Anthony, Saint Paul, Saint Paul Park, Shoreview, South Saint Paul, Stillwater, Sunfish Lake, Vadnais Heights, West Saint Paul, White Bear Lake, Woodbury, Wisconsin, Iowa, Colorado, Washington, Texas


2005 St. Paul AIA/HPC Award, Selby Office 2001 St. Paul AIA/HPC Award, Holly Ave. Residence 1993 St. Paul AIA/HPC Award, Iverson-Tanner Residence 1979 St. Paul Urban House Winner


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18 Projects

Staircase - large contemporary staircase idea in Minneapolis

Lake Minnetonka Home

Minnetonka, MN
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Business Details

Business Name

Carlsen & Frank Architects

Phone Number

(651) 504-1611


524 Selby Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55102

Typical Job Cost

$150,000 - $8000000

License Number

MN #15391


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