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 […]

Glenview Community Church

Because spaces within the church were tightly interconnected, TKWA sought opportunities to strategically unravel, clarify, and simplify the internal organization while providing a more intuitive sense of arrival and gathering. A new Central Commons was created by converting an underutilized outdoor courtyard located within the heart of the church complex. This new ‘heart space’ provides […]

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. […]