TKWA Cedarburg

Recognizing the building’s historic character, the existing brick and steel structure was preserved using the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation and placed on the State Register of Historic Places. All original industrial steel-sash windows were restored, leaving the historic integrity of the building intact. [sliders_pack id=”3914″] As part of the adaptive re-use we employed […]

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

The building employs a stable, well-insulated, massive, and self-shading shell.  This long-lasting and energy-efficient building design helps create an ‘energy flywheel’ to keep the building cool in summer and warm in winter. Supplemental heating and cooling is provided by a geothermal heat pump, and stormwater is collected in an outdoor rain garden.  A roof-mounted 10kw […]

Belle Square

This appealing project increases urban density, characterized by spaces that support multiple functions, reinforce a sense of community, and promote sustainability. Design priorities are to introduce high quality of construction, along with advanced sustainable practices, that will add to the fabric of the downtown. The building scale, architectural character, and use of materials seamlessly integrate […]

Plymouth United Church of Christ

TKWA developed a facility master plan to identify a prioritized set of design options that could be completed within a limited construction budget. The recommended design solutions offer significantly improved internal circulation and more intuitive wayfinding. A larger, more graceful reception hall increases opportunities for formal and informal gatherings by congregation members. Meeting rooms were […]

Life Church

A focal part of the church is the large, open entry, or “Hub’. Featuring high ceilings with exposed structure, the Hub creates a central gathering area and offers intuitive wayfinding to all spaces. Large glass garage doors provide natural daylight and can be opened to allow events to extend into the outdoors. A ‘Northwoods-themed’ children’s […]

First Unitarian Society: Meeting House Addition

The completed addition provides a new 500-seat auditorium, office and meeting space, kitchen, fellowship, and music rehearsal space. The first LEED Gold religious facility in Wisconsin, the First Unitarian Society addition features a variety of sustainable features, including innovative stormwater management, highly efficient energy management, abundant natural daylight and ventilation, and use of local, recycled […]