2022 Honor Awards

University of Minnesota Pillsbury Hall

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Terrazzo Contractor

Advance Terrazzo & Tile Co. Inc. Coon Rapids, MN

Three subtle shades of terrazzo distinguish functional zones in this renovation of an 1889 building. Light-reflecting classic white was specified in the central corridor and the poured-in-place open elliptical staircase, with mirror and glass aggregate for dimension. Much of the terrazzo in the main halls was installed over the original heavy timber-framed floors, so the undulating substrate was reinforced. Care was taken to factor in deflection limits and floor leveling. With its arches and patterns, the hall has been called “the best remaining example of 19th-century architecture on the campus.”


Architecture Advantage

St. Paul, MN


University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN


Supplier Klein and Company


Farm Kid Studios

General Contractor

JE Dunn Construction

Minneapolis, MN

Resin Supplier

Sherwin-Williams Company

Divider Strip Supplier

Manhattan American Terrazzo Strip Co.

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