From Minneapolis to Mexico, St. Paul to San Francisco, Missouri to Massachusetts, unique individuals have entrusted us to guide them through what is likely the most expensive investment they will ever make. Refusing to settle for a disorganized assembly of design magazine fads, our clients expect transcendence from the spaces they occupy. We collaborate with them to animate space, rigorously evaluate function, and ensure their homes reflect their confidence and identity.


We offer:

(almost) Free. 1-hour session, first Thursday of each month, 5-6 p.m., appointment required. You bring a 6-pack of local beer, we supply ideas.

Introduction. 6-hour design interventions at your site or at our office (local only) – $700

Experience. From initial meeting to enjoying a sunset in your new space – priced according to scope

We bring thoughtful architecture to people ready to live in a thoughtful manner.


Our work has been featured on MPR, HGTV, WCCO-TV, KSTP radio, in newsapapers and magazines including Metropolis, Residential Architect, American Style, The Strad, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Midwest Home, Mpls./St.Paul, Architecture MN, Furnishings, LakeHOM, and The Rake, and books Urban Country Style, Redux - Designs That Reuse, Recycle & Reveal; Good House, Cheap House; Eco-House Renovations, Ideawise - Basements & Attics, & Ideawise - Garages.  Locus projects have also been honored with AIA MN Honor Awards, AIA Minneapolis Merit Awards, and Minneapolis B.L.E.N.D. Awards.