Hotel Verdant

Key exterior design gestures include a new, four-story addition located immediately to the south, as well as new fifth floor addition to the existing building. Both additions were designed to comply with the National Park Service Secretary of the Interior’s Guidelines for the Treatment of Historic Properties as a prerequisite to obtain historic tax credits. […]

Lakefront Brewery

In order to fully embrace and celebrate the river and the riverwalk, TKWA designed an enhanced walkway, new bathroom facilities, an outdoor bar, and a completely new exterior staircase and deck. The new facilities significantly expand Lakefront Brewery’s outdoor experience and create a special place to cherish a view of downtown Milwaukee. Says Lakefront Brewery […]

3rd Street Market Hall

The Market Hall’s internal organization centers around a heart space defined by an omni-directional bar topped with a two-story sculptural neon sign. The sign, visible from the offices above, is revealed from multiple vantage points within the food hall. Vendor stalls are carefully arranged to create plaza-like communal gathering places. Each plaza is connected to […]

Siebkens Resort

The complex is listed in the National Register of Historic Places for its significance under Criteria A for its association with the history of the entertainment resort economy of Elkhart Lake during the twentieth century. The history, integrity, and perseverance of Siebken’s Resort from 1916, when Herman Siebken purchased the property, to 1969, when the […]

Neroli Salon + Spa Northshore

Material textural variation imparts richness without demanding your attention. A brighter palette of light wood tones, greys, and taupes create an elegant yet minimal aesthetic and a fresh ambiance that enhances the abundance of natural daylight in the salon, retail, and spa areas. The spacious day-lit salon and nail suite are the busiest spaces while […]

Colectivo Coffee Roasters

The design team strives to authentically translate Colectivo’s core identity to each environment, now with cafes in Milwaukee, Madison and Chicago. While no two locations look alike, they all share familiar DNA. The cafe experience seeks to maximize people watching, blur the boundaries between indoors and out, all while honoring the craft of making. The […]

Neroli Salon + Spa Downtown

The challenge on this project was in working with space limitations, and incorporating sustainable materials – all within a modest budget and design / construction timeline of three months. From both a sustainability and economic standpoint, materials from The Institute were saved and reused whenever possible, including restroom floor tile & fixtures, metal coil drapes, […]

Garver Feed Mill

2020 Merit Award American Institute of Architects, Wisconsin 2020 Historic Restoration Award Wisconsin Historical Society Adaptive Reuse Award Madison Trust for Historic Preservation 2020 ASID Bronze Design Award, Hospitality American Society of Interior Designers, Wisconsin Chapter Best New Development or Renovation, Bar/Restaurant InBusiness Madison —

Milwaukee Public Market

In addition to a large open volume for local vendors to sell their goods, the Market features cafe seating, a bar, and a state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen popular for cooking classes and evening receptions.  The space around the building is just as important as the space inside. By maximizing opportunities for street life, an outdoor market […]