Engineering | Architecture | Planning

Building and Site Solutions

TKDA’s experienced team of architects and engineers work together to deliver effective, efficient, and lasting  solutions for your project. TKDA provides our clients with a true single-source approach for building design. Our team collaborates with you to create custom solutions that provide long-term results. We respect private client confidentiality and support public client transparency. 

TKDA is a leader in building and site design solutions that sustain and endure. A TKDA project is complete when our design solutions align with your vision and advance your community.

Education and Campus

Our team’s comprehensive experience at all levels of education building design and construction demonstrates our ability to deliver long-term solutions enhancing the learning environment for students, staff, and the community.

Civic, Parks and Recreation

We work closely with government organizations to design effective solutions for small renovations to full design for new construction on a variety of projects, including public works buildings, fire stations, police stations, city halls, government centers, libraries, recreational facilities, and more.

Public Works

Whether you are a government agency, municipality, or private organization, our approach is rooted in collaboration, as we work closely with our clients to understand their vision and goals, ensuring that we not only meet project requirements but also enhance the overall functionality and aesthetics of public spaces.

Transportation Facilities

TKDA’s deep experience designing railroad, aviation, and surface transportation infrastructure for more than a century is paralleled by our work on the facilities that support it.

Featured Building and Sites Case Studies

We take pride in our ability to solve complex challenges and create innovative solutions that meet the unique needs of our clients. Our case studies showcase our expertise across a range of building projects, including recreation, public, and transportation.

Pioneer Hall Expansion and Renovation

When Pioneer Hall on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus needed an expansion and renovation, TKDA led the campus building design of the $104.5 million project. Our team provided architecture, electrical, mechanical, and structural design services and collaborated with KWK Architects of St. Louis, Missouri.

Metro Transit LRT Operations and Maintenance Facility Expansion

TKDA completed an expansion of the Hiawatha Light Rail Operations and Maintenance Facility, which provides storage and service for additional light rail vehicles for the Green Line and accommodates the existing Blue Line’s transition from two-car to three-car trains.

Chestnut Street Plaza

The City of Stillwater has redeveloped Chestnut Street between Main Street and the Stillwater Lift Bridge, transforming it from a typical street section of shared space between pedestrians, bicycles, vehicles, and trucks into a comfortable plaza exclusively for pedestrians and bicycles.

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Our Culture

We want you to be involved! You will be encouraged to share your ideas, ask questions, and express your opinions. Our employee-owned culture fosters collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and open communication. Whether you are just starting out or you have years of experience, you will find a challenging and rewarding career at TKDA where your contributions will be recognized and rewarded. We’re always looking for great talent to join our teams.