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Sketchworks Architecture

Category: Design

Design-Minded: What We Think About When We Design

 Design-Minded: What We Think About When We Design Claire Brunner, one of our architectural designers, has been with Sketchworks for seven months. She’s worked on some interesting projects for us, including an office renovation for BMO Harris, some small multi-tenant exteriors, a big-box store renovation and she’s assisted on some larger apartments. Claire takes an […]

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2017 Associated Builders and Contractors Award Winner: The Employer Group

 The Employer Group The Employer Group and Sketchworks Architecture teamed up in 2016 to create an attention-grabbing office building with a modern aesthetic for the expanding Human Resource Consulting firm located in Verona, WI. The dynamic duo achieved their goal by incorporating curves throughout the building and utilizing modern materials such as metal panel, stone […]

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Buildings We Wish We Had Designed

 Buildings We Wish We Had Designed A large part of working in a creative, yet analytical industry like architecture is studying what works—and why. Buildings need to have form and function—many times they cannot only be a concrete box with just a utilitarian purpose. We’re constantly tasked with figuring out how we can meet our […]

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In Business Magazine “Most Innovative Green Solution” Award Winner: State Line Distillery

State Line Distillery State Line Distillery won the 2018 “Most Innovative Green Solution” Award from In Business Magazine. Continue reading below for some fun facts about the project! Who? What? When? Where? Who: State Line Distillery founded by John Mleziva; Designed by Sketchworks Architecture; Construction by Supreme Structures Inc.; Engineered by MP-Squared Structural Engineers What: […]

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Frank Lloyd Wright

Check out the infographic below to learn more about Frank Lloyd Wright and his designs throughout Wisconsin!

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Delicious Design: Imagining Some of the City’s Favorite Restaurant Spaces

 Delicious Design: Imagining Some of the City’s Favorite Restaurant Spaces Madison’s stellar food reputation is no longer a secret—it’s frequently cited as a great foodie town, and Midwest Living even called it one of the “Greatest Midwest Food Towns” in 2017. Heck—even chef Tory Miller, owner of Graze, L’Etoile, Sujeo and Estrellon—will be featured on […]

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Going Green in Building Design

Going Green in Building Design Designing an Environmentally Friendly Building   Designing a “green” or environmentally friendly building isn’t a new concept. In many cases incorporating energy-saving aspects into a commercial build is the norm, and for good reason—buildings that are Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified have 34 percent lower carbon dioxide […]

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Building Breweries and Designing Distilleries

Building Breweries and Designing Distilleries Many of us enjoy a great microbrew or cocktail, preferably crafted by a favorite local microbrewery or distillery in our own city or town. Nationwide, the number of breweries in the U.S has increased almost 50 percent, according to Fortune. And you may have noticed the Madison area has no […]

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Nine Things You Need to Know When Hiring an Architect

Nine Things You Need to Know When Hiring an Architect Steve Shulfer, partner and CEO of Sketchworks Architecture, sheds some light on the important questions to ask when thinking of hiring an architect.   Q: How should one go about searching for a reputable architect to hire? Is there a spot a client or customer […]

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