Marquette University: St. Joan of Arc Chapel

Following the Historic Structure Report, TKWA led the design team for the restoration of the chapel and site.  This unique restoration project also required special care to introduce discrete lighting improvements as well as an entirely new mechanical system, all while preserving the character that has developed over time.  Accessibility improvements were sensitively integrated into […]

Grace Episcopal Church

Phase 1 improvements include Lower Level remodeling to the Pantry, Bride’s Room and Nursery, improved ADA accessibility, upgraded accessible restrooms, and improved access to choir rehearsal spaces. Additional Phase 1 priorities include new lighting and air conditioning for the Nave, remodeled Sacristy, and new interior finishes for the ceiling and walls. Future phases will comprehensively […]

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 […]