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May 28, 2015

Each year, our staff teams up and participates in several summer events. One team of runners recently competed in the annual Market to Market relay. The team of 8 runners covered 75 miles in just over 10 hours. Next up, INVISION staff get together for the Golden Circle …

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May 27, 2015

Congratulations to the Cedar Valley SportsPlex team for being awarded the 2015 Honor Award for “Unified Design Elements” in the IIDA Great Plains Chapter IDEA competition. This was the inaugural year for the “honor” award. Jury members’ comments about the project included “clean, simplistic, unified design, great use …

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April 30, 2015

When Thorwald Thorson created the first design of his new practice for a local church in 1914, he started something big. In the 1920s and 1930s, Thorwald scattered the Midwest with his mastery of church design, working in Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota and Nebraska. It was …

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April 20, 2015

Oswald (Oz) Thorson came to the firm in 1945, joining his father and INVISION’S founder, Thorwald Thorson. He attended Waldorf College and then went on to study architecture at the University of Minnesota. After graduating and serving in the Army, Oz returned home in 1945 to expand his …

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March 30, 2015

As we move forward in 2015, we are reflecting on great work our team has recently completed and projects still in progress. A significant focus for us has been process. Higher accountability, rising costs and market dynamics all leave less margin for waste and error. For unlocking design solutions and innovation, …

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March 12, 2015

INVISION has grown out of the practice of one man, Thorwald Thorson. His family moved from Norway, settling on a farm outside of Forest City, Iowa where he became the first person in his neighborhood to attend high school. He went on to teach and took courses in …

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