BRIX Apartment Lofts

The 408 West Florida building is a seven-story (plus full basement) concrete structure. Renamed “BRIX” the completed redevelopment includes approximately 100 loft-style apartments, an 8,000 square foot restaurant, 10,000 square feet of retail space, plus two levels of structured parking. The building offers 22 distinctive apartment floor plans, including one, two, and three-bedroom apartment homes. […]

Adelman Residence Restoration + Pool House

During the final phase of restoration, the client asked that a new pool and pool house addition be designed. The pool was located true to Wright’s original site plan (in which a pool was shown but not originally built). The pool house was designed to compliment the existing house design and materials without resorting to […]

Iron Horse Hotel

The existing heavy timber structure and interior Cream City brick walls were left exposed, and many original interior elements, such as rolling industrial elevator doors and machine components, have been retained as sculptural elements. Design work conformed to the Secretary of the Interior Standards and was approved by the National Park Service for the owner […]

Charmant Hotel

TKWA provided architectural services for adaptive re-use of the historic Joseph B. Funke Candy Co. factory building into a luxury boutique hotel in downtown La Crosse, Wisconsin. As part of the renovation, TKWA assisted the owner with preparation of state and federal Historic Tax Credit applications administered by the Wisconsin State Historical Society and U.S. […]

Marquette University Zilber Hall

Located on a busy traffic thoroughfare at the heart of both the campus and downtown Milwaukee, Zilber Hall helps create a new public face for the campus while paying respect to the adjacent iconic and historic Marquette Hall and Gesu Parish. Zilber Hall is a four-story steel frame building with an attached pre-fabricated brick and […]

Marquette University Jesuit Residence

Design of the residence supports the Jesuit contemplative way of life and communal approach to daily living, including a small chapel, meeting spaces, kitchen and dining, and private rooms. An outdoor courtyard and garden space frames the building entrance. “The new home for our Jesuit community remains at the heart of campus, and I can’t stress enough how […]

Livsreise: Norwegian Heritage Center

The center features a contemporary building design inspired by the geometry and bold colors of traditional Norwegian vernacular architecture. Douglas fir timber structural elements, along with other wood and stone details, provide character and interior detailing. Design of fixed interpretive displays was closely coordinated between TKWA and ZebraDog, the project’s interpretive design consultant. The main […]

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

At the core of the arts center is an innovative multi-disciplinary educational and performance space that highlights the artistic process and collaboration between artists. It features exposed structural systems of large steel beams that support a wooden purlin system.  This allows theatrical and exhibit lighting to be highly flexible and adaptable to a wide range […]