Recognition/Press

AWARDS 2014

ROMA Awards

  • Winner – Kitchens $100,000-$125,000

 AWARDS 2012

ROMA Remodeler of Merit

  • Kitchens under 200 Square feet
  • Interior more than one room

AWARDS 2011

Regional COTY (Contractor of the Year) Award

  • Winner – Residential Kitchen 40K-80K

MN COTY (Contractor of the Year) Award

  • Winner – Residential Kitchen 60K-75K
  • Winner – Residential Kitchen 75K-90K

AWARDS 2010

Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards

  • Silver – Room Remodel
  • Silver – Kitchens 50K-100K

Builder Water Mark Awards

Regional COTY (Contractor of the Year) Award

  • Residential Kitchen Under 40K

Regional Chrysalis Award (Remodeling Excellence)

Regional Chrysalis Award (Remodeling Excellence)

AWARDS 2009

Regional Chrysalis Award (Remodeling Excellence)

ROMA (Remodeler of Merit Award)

Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards

  • Silver Award –Kitchen Under 50K
  • Silver Award –Bathroom 30-50K

MN COTY (Contractor of the Year) Award

National Chrysalis Award (Remodeling Excellence)

  • Image of the Industry Award

AWARDS 2008

MN COTY (Contractor of the Year) Award

  • Honorable Mention

Professional Remodeler Best of the Best

ROMA (Remodeler of Merit Award)

Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards

Regional Chrysalis Award (Remodeling Excellence)

AWARDS 2007

MN COTY (Contractor of the Year) Award

Remodeling Magazine

National Chrysalis Award (Remodeling Excellence)

Regional Chrysalis Award (Remodeling Excellence)

ROMA (Remodeler of Merit Award)

Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards

National COTY (Contractor of the Year) Award

Regional COTY (Contractor of the Year) Award

MN COTY (Contractor of the Year) Award

ROMA (Remodeler of Merit Award)

AWARDS 2005

Regional Chrysalis Award (Remodeling Excellence)

National COTY (Contractor of the Year) Award

Regional COTY (Contractor of the Year) Award

MN COTY (Contractor of the Year) Award

ROMA (Remodeler of Merit Award)

Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards

  • First Place – Bathroom under $30k

AWARDS 2004

Regional Chrysalis Award (Remodeling Excellence)

ROMA (Remodeler of Merit Award)

  • Best of Show – Master Suite
  • Winner – Master Suite
  • Honorable Mention – Bathroom over 50sf
  • Honorable Mention – Specialty (Feng Shui)

AWARDS 2003

ROMA (Remodeler of Merit Award)

  • Winner – Bathroom under 50sf
  • Winner – Specialty (Color)
  • Honorable Mention – Specialty (Color)
  • Honorable Mention – Lower Level Basement


IN THE NEWS 2016

Star Tribune, Variety Section (March 18)
Everyday Solutions: Demolition of leaky porch makes room for a smart addition. 

IN THE NEWS 2015

 

Star Tribune, Variety (August 22)
Homegazing: A pioneering green bungalow in North Minneapolis

MPLS Green (July)
About Design Q&A with Innovators

Good Leadership Enterprises (March)
Good Leaders: Michael Anschel; What seems crazy to you?

Qualified Remodeler (March)
Perspectives on the next 40

Professional Remodeler (February)
Green Remodeling: Where it’s at; Where it’s headed

IN THE NEWS 2014

New York Times, Home and Garden (December 31)
Everything and the Kitchen Sink

Star Tribune, Home and Garden (November 7)
Lower Levels Go Upscale

Star Tribune, Home and Garden (August 9)
New Remodeling Tour Focuses on Upscale Projects

Finance & Commerce (subscription required, July)
Builders OK with Minneapolis Infill Changes

CBS Minnesota (April 11)
Moratorium on Mpls Home Teardowns Lifted

IN THE NEWS 2012

Star Tribune, Taste (December 21)
Counter Intelligence: Travail relocating to Robbinsdale

Star Tribune, Home & Garden (May 12)
Make Room for Mom & Dad

Star Tribune, Home (March 21)
What the Designers Say About the Entryway

IN THE NEWS 2011

livegreentwincities.com
Low impact on a low budget”

architectsandartisans.com
Restoring Minnesota’s “City Beautiful”

METRO Magazine (March)
Green is the new normal

Green Builder (January)
Lofty Goals, Attic Conversion to Master Suite

 

IN THE NEWS 2010

Star Tribune (November)
Down-To-Earth Kitchens

Minnesota Business (August)
The Green Collaborator

METRO Magazine (May)
Dwell Lightly

Mpls St Paul Magazine Home (Early Spring)
COTY Awards Winners

annarbor.com
What Does Green Mean?

annarbor.com
Bathroom Remodeling: A Great Way to Improve the Livability of your Home

 

IN THE NEWS 2009

Woman’s Day Kitchens and Baths Magazine (December)
Fresh Outlook

Professional Remodeler (January)
Young Leaders

LivGreen Magazine (March)
A Friendly Remodel

 

IN THE NEWS 2008

Metro Magazine (October)
100 Reasons to Love the Twin Cities – Reason #25

Southwest Journal (February/March)
A Greener Home

Professional Remodeler
‘Embracing Green’ Webcast Questions

Professional Remodeler
Recycling and reusing material

Twin Cities Home Zone (January)
Award-winning Remodeling Projects and Advice

Twin Cities Home Improvement (January)
Eco Pioneers

 

IN THE NEWS 2007

Green Builder (December)
Second Chances: More for Less

Mpls/St. Paul Magazine (September)
Remodeling IQ

Professional Remodeler (September)
Second-Floor Remodel Designed to Save Energy and Money

Twin Cities Luxury & Fashion (September)
Change is in the Air

Remod Squad University (February)
What is Green Remodeling?

Twin Cities Home Improvement (July)
Remodeling Guide

Mpls/St. Paul Magazine (June)
The Green Revolution

Twin Cities Luxury Renovation (Summer)
10 Tips for Homeowners Who Want to Remodel Green

Ideal Home (Summer)
Keep Your Cool

Remodeling Magazine (May)
Big50: Industry Impact

Midwest Home (May)
Green Means Go, Go, Go!

City South Magazine (Spring)
“Color Coded”

Mpls/St. Paul Magazine (February)
Editor’s top picks

 

IN THE NEWS 2006

Kitchen and Bath Design News (October)
Firm Infuses New Life into Vintage Showhouse

Midwest Home (October)
Red-Hot Green

Midwest Home (October)
Eco-friendly kitchen design

Lavender Magazine (September)
Green building

Minneapolis/St. Paul Home Tour
Whole house remodel

Minnesota Business (June)
Green building

Star Tribune Ideal Home (Summer)
Green building

IdeaWise: Basements & Attics
A Creative Publishing International Book
Five featured projects
Principal, Michael Anschel, is a featured architectural design professional

Midwest Home (May)
Historical addition

Kitchen and Bath Design News (May)
America’s Top Models

Custom Home Online (January)
Deconstructing Generation X

Lavender Magazine
It’s Not Cheesy Being Green

IN THE NEWS 2005

Remodeling Magazine (October)
Principal, Michael Anschel, is named one of the top 3 Under 30

Qualified Remodeler
Named one of the top 500 remodeling firms in the nation

Lake Minnetonka Magazine (November)
Green building

Kitchen & Bath Design News (August)
Bathroom remodel

Edina Magazine (October)
Second story addition

Woman’s Day Home Remodeling & Makeovers (April)
Kitchen addition

Helena Home Gallery
Remodeling tips

Minneapolis/St. Paul Home Tour
Bathroom remodel

Parade of Homes Remodelors Showcase

 

IN THE NEWS 2004

Minneapolis Business Journal (October)
Green building business plan

Star Tribune (February 25)
Creative and green approach to an attic remodel

Woman’s Day Home Remodeling & Makeovers (August/September)
Two projects highlighted for use of color

Midwest Home & Garden (October/November)
Two bathroom remodels

Minneapolis/St. Paul Home Tour
Master Suite Bathroom, Two-story Addition, Attic/Master Suite

 

IN THE NEWS 2003

Minneapolis/St. Paul Home Tour
Three homes on the tour

Home Time TV Series
Attic/Master Suite

Parade of Homes Remodelors Showcase
Featured home on the tour


PRESS ROOM 2007

11/11/07
Otogawa-Anschel Design-Build Receives Contractor of the Year Award

07/02/07
Otogawa-Anschel Design-Build Wins First Ever Chrysalis National Best Green Remodel Award

05/14/07
Otogawa-Anschel Design-Build Wins Chrysalis Awards for Remodeling Excellence
PRESS ROOM 2006
10/10/06
Otogawa-Anschel Design-Build Showcases a ‘Green’ Remodel on the 2006 Parade of Homes Remodelors Showcase

05/02/06
Otogawa-Anschel Design-Build Showcases a ‘Green’ Remodel on Minneapolis & St. Paul Home Tour

 

02/10/06
Otogawa-Anschel Design-Build Wins Two Regional Contractor of the Year Awards
PRESS ROOM 2005
09/30/05
Otogawa-Anschel Design-Build Presents Two New, Urban Creations in the 2005 Parade of Homes Remodelors Showcase

09/20/05
Otogawa-Anschel Design-Build and The Tenth Planet Graphic Design Host Open House

05/05/05
Otogawa-Anschel Design-Build Featured in Minneapolis and St. Paul Home Tour
PRESS ROOM 2004
10/06/04
Otogawa-Anschel Design-Build Featured in Parade of Homes Remodelors Showcase

07/01/04
Otogawa-Anschel Design-Build Wins Remodeling Awards

04/26/04
Otogawa-Anschel Design-Build Featured in Minneapolis and St. Paul Home Tour