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Seeking Whole Person

Architecture Studio Seeking Whole Person We are looking to fill several full time architectural positions with people who are fully committed to the making of beautiful, healthy places. Besides submitting an understandably spectacular Portfolio & Resumé, we would like to hear from the real you. Please include a short story (one page maximum), describing where […]

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4MKE: Patterns in Practice

For the past year, a group of TKWA-ers (mostly the newer cohort, with assistance from a few seasoned sages) have been studying Christopher Alexander and pattern writing in-depth via a weekly book club. A few months ago, we were offered the opportunity to put our studies into practice by writing patterns for an undeveloped site […]

Architecture Studio Seeking Whole Person

We’ve put together a new page for potential applicants, detailing who we are looking for and how to apply. If you are interested, please visit www.tkwa.com/employment/.

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EDRA 42: Reflecting on Alexander and the Use of Patterns as a Design Tool

In 1977, Christopher Alexander co-authored a book on architecture and urban design called “A Pattern Language”. The goal of the book, as well as subsequent writings by Alexander, was to describe a process for building that offered the promise of greater beauty and livability – or Wholeness – within the built environment. Nearly 35 years […]

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A Tribute To Nina Leopold Bradley, 1917-2011

“The Shack was everything, and it was nothing.” Nina Leopold Bradley Today we honor the life and inspiration of Nina Leopold Bradley, a graceful and eloquent voice for scientific environmentalism, and daughter of conservationist Aldo Leopold. The following is an excerpt from remarks given by TKWA Co-Founder, Allen Washatko, at the dedication ceremony for the […]

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First Unitarian Society Wins AIA Wisconsin Honor Award

The First Unitarian Society Meeting House Addition has been selected for one of AIA Wisconsin’s 2011 Design Awards! We are so proud to have been a part of this project – thank you and congratulations to the entire team: J.H. Findorff & Son: General Contractor Affiliated Engineers: MEP Engineering, Fire Protection, Lighting, and Technology Arnold […]

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We’re Mobile!

Just a note – our website is now optimized for viewing on mobile phones – try it out! And if you notice any bugs or have suggestions for improvement, please let us know in the comments.

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Supporting the Creative Industries – iCan, can you?

If you’ve been listening to 88Nine Radio Milwaukee within the past few months, you’ve likely heard their Make Milwaukee campaign stories that all start with the questions, “What makes Milwaukee a creative place? Who makes Milwaukee creative?” They go about answering these questions by diving into communities and studios, uncovering the diverse range of people […]

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Igniting The Green Fire

Whether you know the story of Aldo Leopold or not, it’s very likely that at one point in your life or another — especially if you’re from Wisconsin — you’ve heard his name. Perhaps you’ve even read one of his books. If neither, then the film “Green Fire: Aldo Leopold & a Legacy for Our […]

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“Green Fire” Premieres at the Milwaukee Public Museum

“Green Fire: Aldo Leopold And A Land Ethic For Our Time” will make its Milwaukee premiere in the IMAX theater at the Milwaukee Public Museum on Wednesday, March 2, 2011. This will be a truly special event with a program including an introduction by members of the film team, followed by a catered reception after […]

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