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Continued: May 13, 2003: Minneapolis architect Rapson rides the wave of modernism--again

  • Article by: LINDA MACK , Star Tribune
  • Last update: March 31, 2008 - 10:32 AM

In the meantime, he's at work every day in his Cedar-Riverside architecture office, with his son Toby and three other architects who help carry the Rapson torch. He's designed a stunning conservatory -- which looks like a mountain of ice cubes -- for the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. And two of Rapson's recent projects -- a homeless facility in the Phillips neighborhood and a renovation of the Centennial Building near the State Capitol -- currently are underway.

For Rapson, both buildings and furniture are important because they create an environment for people.

"The yardstick is man," he said. "The fun is putting things together."

Linda Mack is at lmack@startribune.com.

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