Cedar Reserve

KEY FEATURES Local wood species including Oak, Douglas Fir and Aspen were used on floors, walls and ceilings, as well as reclaimed wood for stair treads and beams.  Use of drywall was minimized throughout the home, opting instead for natural materials.  Other finish materials include radiant-heated stained concrete floors, exposed steel structure and architectural elements, […]

Woodland Lodge

KEY FEATURES This highly insulated, energy efficient building was designed with Passivhaus standards Building materials were recycled from an existing structure on site that was taken down The owners invite others to join and learn about the ongoing land and forest restoration on the surrounding site 1500sf 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms  

Bayview Foundation

Working collaboratively with stakeholders, TKWA wrote a pattern language identifying key design issues. The patterns served to bridge cultural and language barriers amongst Bayview community members. They also helped facilitate conversations on connectivity between Bayview leaders and City planning officials. TKWA developed a project master plan that is being refined by Knothe Bruce Architects and […]

Leopold Legacy Center: Future Leaders Center

Design decisions were guided by the philosophy “be as simple as possible.” The interior layout of the building placed a priority on modest and efficient spaces, including two visiting researcher suites and eight private intern rooms. This approach allowed the Leopold Foundation to reduce the overall building footprint on the site while minimizing the budget […]