Knowles Blunck Architecture (KBA) was incorporated on September 1, 2011 by Kirk V Blunck, FAIA and Stephen Knowles, AIA.
Kirk V. Blunck brings over 30 years of experience. Kirk was previously the president of Herbert Lewis Kruse Blunck Architecture (HLKB). HLKB was recognized in 2001 by the National AIA as “firm of the year”, and had established a national reputation as a firm for its dedication to excellence in both service and design.
Stephen Knowles brings over twenty years of experience as an architect. Stephen was previously a design principal with Walsh Bishop and had worked with HLKB for over 10 years. Stephen leads KBA’s efforts for the Minneapolis studio.
Throughout their careers, the shareholders of KBA have expanded their experiences from small private commissions to more prominent public and institutional work.
Today, KBA strives to create architecture of the highest quality; and relevance by carefully tailoring projects to needs and aspirations of each client and community. The KBA team brings to their clients years of experiences. The pursuit by the architects of KBA has resulted in a portfolio of significant and enduring buildings rising from the goal to create sensible and innovative design solutions.