Mike Anderson | AIA, NCARB


Mike was exposed to the most rural and urban living counterparts early in life; influencing his interest in the role architecture plays to shape and compliment both the built and natural environments. Work opportunities and classes through high school and early college exposed Mike to trades involving engineering, architecture, and construction. Mike received an Associates of Science and Drafting Technology from Utah Valley University, during which time he joined CMA in November 2000. Mike received a Bachelor of Science (2008) and Master of Architecture (2010) degrees from the University of Utah. Over the past several years Mike has worked on a diversity of project types including: Multi-family housing, Mixed-use, Office, Municipal, Institutional, Retail, Light Industrial, Automotive, Healthcare and Interiors. He prides himself in working through all phases of design and construction with teams consisting of: engineers, builders, and owner groups to execute projects with a focus on holistic design and success for all involved.

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Mike enjoys traveling to experience other cultures, meeting new people, and trying new foods. He enjoys playing and watching sports and pretty much anything outdoors. His greatest joy is found spending time with his five daughters. Fun times as a kid consisted of swimming in ponds, river rafting, building cars, fishing & hunting, and riding dirt bikes.

Trends in Active Adult Communities

Design to Emphasize Independence, Wellness, Connectivity As more baby boomers enter retirement, households are downsizing and there has been a shift in demand for active adult communities. These communities are typically designed and constructed for residents aged 55 and up. Residents are drawn to an independent, maintenance-free living environment that supports wellness, learning, convenience, and […]

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Mike Anderson Promoted to Principal

We are pleased to recognize the promotion of Mike Anderson, AIA, NCARB, to principal. Since joining Curtis Miner Architecture (CMA) in 2000, Mike has put his significant design and project management skills to use on a variety of commercial projects including mixed-use, education, automotive, multi-family, retail, and light industrial projects. Mike joined the firm while […]

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Specialist Spotlight: Mike Anderson

Utah architect’s keen understanding of the complex and sophisticated nature of automotive dealerships Mike Anderson, Project Architect and Automotive specialist, was first introduced to the automotive market sector through Ken Garff Companies with their addition remodel to their American Fork, Utah Ford location. From there, he has become an invaluable expert for CMA. He understands […]

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The Value of Mentoring: Shaping our Utah Architecture Firm

Creating a Culture of Support, Interest, and Concern for Individual Potential Many a workplace professional can point to a specific person who invested in them. This investment comes in many forms, from giving time and energy to helping acquire a new skill or connect to a professional network; perhaps giving help to guide a career […]

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Trends in Architecture for Industrial Facilities

The following article was published in the Utah Construction & Design Magazine February 2020 Issue.  https://utahcdmag.com/2020/03/february-2020-issue/ Rise of E-Commerce Influences Architecture of Today’s Industrial Facilities You’re going on vacation and realize you need a new pair of shoes, some golf balls or a swimsuit. Rather than drive to the nearest mall or big box store, […]

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Visualization: Helping Clients Envision and Understand Their Spaces

A leader in the use of visualization tools, Curtis Miner Architecture is always exploring new tools and technologies to facilitate the ability of our clients to visualize, interact with, and understand their buildings and spaces. Over our 20-year history CMA has provided visualization services in varying and evolving forms. While 2D and 3D renderings and […]

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Utah’s Multi-Family Housing Boom

Debunking the Myths of Multi-Family Housing Stereotypes In 2015 Utah’s population reached 3 million. You probably see the effects of this growth as you commute on Interstate-15, visit Lagoon or attend a Real soccer game. It’s especially evident when you notice a subdivision or apartment building under construction. Utah now leads the nation in its […]

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Twenty Years in the Making: Mike Anderson Promoted to Associate Architect

Congratulations to our newest Associate Architect, Mike Anderson! Mike’s ability to work in any setting, from multi-family housing to light industrial, has helped him toward this promotion where we are excited to use his knowledge as an Associate Architect. Mike’s initial interests in how architecture shapes and compliments both the constructed and natural environments guided […]

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Specialist Spotlight: Mike Anderson, AIA, NCARB

Meet our Housing Architecture Specialist Mike Anderson, newly promoted to Associate Architect, has long been involved with housing. In fact, he helped build homes for a building contractor before entering the architecture industry. “When I went to architecture school, we designed a single-family residence for a Navajo family in the Four Corners area,” Mike relates. […]

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Rockpoint Apartments Could Turn Bluffdale into Lux-dale

Luxury Multi-Family Housing for Salt Lake County Residents We’re nearly 20 years into the 21st century. In this day and age, who wants cookie-cutter apartments in their town? Not Bluffdale, Utah. Lowe Property Group, 8 Bay Advisors, and DAI saw a niche to fill in the small community just outside of Silicon Slopes: luxury apartments […]

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Three Recent Promotions

Congratulations to three members of our CMA team on their recent promotions: Merrill Roberts is now BIM Specialist, Kyle Mendoza has been promoted to Project Manager, and Mike Anderson has been promoted to Associate Architect. We’re proud of the talent and teamwork that the gentlemen show every day.

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Mike Anderson Earns Architecture License

Congratulations to Mike Anderson, AIA, NCARB, for earning his architecture license. Mike is a Project Architect with a focus on commercial, automotive dealership, and multi-family projects. Mike joined the CMA family in 2000, while attending Utah Valley University working toward his Associates of Science and Drafting Technology. He has since earned his Bachelor of Science […]

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Deseret First Credit Union Operations Center Groundbreaking

  The new Deseret First Credit union groundbreaking was held October 14, 2016. Shane London, CEO for DFCU, introduced the project followed by a brief statement of support from Ron Bigelow, the Mayor for West Valley City. CMA worked with DFCU to evaluate facility needs resulting in the design of their new Operations Center to […]

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