Teri Nagel, CSI, LEED AP BD+C | Principal


Teri Nagel, CSI, LEED AP BD+C
Management Team, Interiors and Accessibility Specialist

Teri Nagel has been with Kodet Architectural Group for over 20 years.  She originally came to Minnesota to study architecture at the University of Minnesota, got a job with Kodet as a student and never left.  While at Kodet, she has worked in all aspects of projects, from construction administration, marketing, to construction documents, programming and specifications.  Her favorite aspect of architecture is working on the development of the plans and integrating the program with the functional layout of a space.  To this day, nothing is more exciting than walking into a building at completion that she has helped to create


  • Detail Oriented
  • Strong Collaborator and Leader
  • Listens and Coordinates

Academic Background

  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Minnesota, 1992


  • LEED BD+C Accredited Professional
  • CSI Member


As a project manager, specification writer, construction administrator, and design team member at Kodet, Teri Nagel is involved in all aspects of projects.  She understands the coordination required to provide a strong set of documents that integrate the complete set of detail needed for complex areas.  This includes her work with clients to layout kitchens, science labs, performance areas, and other detailed spaces efficiently and to meet programs.

Teri also regularly meets with client users to understand how a facility will be used and what needs varying groups will place upon the facility.  She then works to coordinate these wants and needs into a building program and then into a building layout.  Collaborating with the end users helps to guide the design for individualized designs that create successful buildings.


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  1. Teri Nagel
  2. 612.377.2737 ext 2117
  3. tnagel@kodet.com
  1. Professional Registration:
    • AIA-National Membership Committee, 2008
    • AIA-Mpls Board Member, 1990-92
  1. Honors + Awards:
    • AIA National Membership Committee, 2009
    • AIA Minneapolis Board, Former Representative
    • AIA Minneapolis Merit Award, Calvin Christian School
    • Interior Beautyof Wood Design Award, Three Rivers Park District Board Room, WoodWorks
    • Preservation Award, Bloomington Old Town Hall, Minnesota Preservation Alliance
    • AIA Minnesota Honor Award, St. Croix Lutheran High School Chapel
  1. Publications + Speaking Engagements:
    • 2014 -Seminar to City of Minneapolis Staff on ADA Compliant Signage
  1. Feature Project:
  2. St. Croix Lutheran High School Chapel Exterior
  3. St. Croix Lutheran High School Chapel