Welcome Abby!

June 8th, 2023

It’s summer, and you know what that means… we welcome our new intern Abby Klostermann!

Abby is an Architecture student at ISU and is excited to work with our team of designers and our clients to bring their architectural spaces to life! Abby grew up working on her family dairy farm, was involved in 4-H and created many projects to take to the Iowa State Fair, which steered her love for design.

Abby brings passion and diligence for problem-solving projects, sustainable design, and being a team player. If Abby had a super power it would be flying – to explore new places faster and more easily! We are excited to have Abby with us for the summer!

Summer Blooms

May 18th, 2023

Sarah and Sonia helped plant flowers this week at Central Gardens in Clear Lake, IA.
Bergland + Cram believes in supporting local businesses in our community in many different ways, including volunteering. If you’re looking for something to do this summer stop by the gardens! See if you can find the butterfly we helped plant!


Also check out the Nature Education Pavilion which was designed by Bergland + Cram!

Central Gardens provide a beautiful and welcoming place to celebrate the wonders of nature, escape for some quiet time, and enjoy the outdoors. You can explore winding brick pathways and walk over unique bridges while you see more than 22,000 flowers, butterflies, bees and much more.

Runway Fashion Design for a Cause!

May 1st, 2023

Bergland + Cram is participating in the “Hammers & Heels” fashion show again this year! If you saw us last year we went all out – from our team design to the runway we loved the experience and support of our community! So we’re doing it again this year and going bigger, better, wow-ier?

If you don’t know, this is a construction fashion show fundraiser, so we design a runway style made out of construction materials. This event supports Habitat for Humanity of North Central Iowa, and we LOVE being a part of this! This gives us an opportunity to design in a different way, and support a local cause while doing it!

Sounds cool right? If you’re interested, we’d love for you to support our team by donating, or join us at the event! We’ll be there cheering on the designers and having a fun time! Here is a sneak peak at part of our design…

For more information and to donate

Let’s chat at the 2023 ISU Design Career Fair

February 8th, 2023

We’re excited! Like finding $20 in your pocket excited! We love talking to students, and we’ll be at the ISU Design Career Fair on February 15th!  Principals Andy Meyer & Kristy King want to chat with you about opportunities at B+C and learn more about what you’re looking for as you start your career.  Currently, we’re on the search for a Summer 2023 Architectural Internship position.

If you need a little nudge to get the conversation going, we offer a few (very specific) suggestions below:

• What kind of plane(s) do you fly?
• What variety of pumpkin was the top seller at your pumpkin patch?
• What’s so special about Bomgaars licorice?

• What position do you play on your volleyball team?
• What’s the most interesting bird you’ve traveled to see?
• What are you brewing in your basement?

We’re always happy to talk shop about design as well! Please stop by and introduce yourself.

Come chat with us at the Home Show

January 30th, 2023

Come see us! Kristy Sagdalen King, A-AIA and Andy Meyer, AIA will be holding down the fort at the Rochester Home Show this weekend – looking to team with folks who desire a home, not just a house.

Kristy is a B+C principal, idea and planner extraordinaire, brand cheerleader, designer with style, your new BFF and a real go-getter.

Andy is also a B+C principal, registered architect, LEED Professional, bona fide pilot, official family guy, obvious overachiever, and all around swell guy.

Stop by and talk to us about residential design or anything really. We’d love to see you at booth #606.

Rochester Home Show Info

Welcome Kevin!

October 27th, 2022

Welcome Kevin!

Kevin joins us from his hometown of Whittemore, Iowa, and brings 3D modeling skills and a variety of software expertise. He’s most excited about our amazing office atmosphere  and the opportunity to keep learning.

Kevin has jumped right into project work, site visits, and design collaboration. We’re excited to have him on our team!

Summer Activities with B+C

August 23rd, 2022

We love Summer time in downtown Mason City!


We participated in RAGBRAI’s Century day with a 100 display and volunteered to assist riders into town, we visited almost all 80 sculptures on the River City Sculpture Walk downtown, painted murals, sponsored some golf outings, and had some site visits!

Looking forward to what Fall will bring! (Besides kids going back to school…)

Summer Sunshine Brings Interior Designing

May 24th, 2022

Say hi to Bailey Gunderson, our summer Interior Design intern!

Bailey is excited to apply her interior design skills to real world projects and gain experience and insight into working as a professional. Bailey listens to country music and is really digging Harry Styles right now. When she’s not at the office summer she’s waitressing part-time for a change of pace.

Welcome Bailey, we are excited to you have you with us for the summer!

New LEED Green Associate

March 30th, 2022

Intern Architect Ben Hansen is now a LEED Green Associate after passing his test last week! A LEED Green Associate has an up-to-date understanding of the current green building principles and practice, and promotes the health and welfare of building occupants and community members. Staff development is an important part of our culture and success. Congratulations Ben!

March 2nd, 2022

Chow + Chats are our internal learning lunches.  Each month, a different staff member shares about any subject they want.  The only rule: it can’t be work related.  This month, Sarah filled us in on her trip to San Juan and made us Puerto Rican rum jello shots.  (Just little ones, come on – this is work!)  We have a very diverse and interesting group.  Past subjects have included:

  • Cheesemaking and hobby farming
  • Crop dusting
  • Organ donation
  • Pet rescue
  • Lefsa
  • Collecting knifes
  • Mexican culture & food
  • Canada fishing trips
  • Birds
  • Sushi making
  • Credit card travel tips

We love to learn from each other and the world around us.  We value new experiences and perspectives as inspiration for creativity and design.  What will be next?