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build (bild)-verb: to assemble, to construct, to mold, to shape, to form… to create.

At bKL Architecture, we are committed to designing projects that only enhance the contexts in which we build, responding to the needs of clients, users and surrounding communities, while anticipating future uses and desires.

Founded by Thomas Kerwin in 2010 with the support of James Loewenberg, bKL is a team of passionate designers and practitioners with expertise in a variety of markets and project types. We design sophisticated, inspiring spaces and structures that are timeless yet forward-thinking.

bKL Architecture’s open studio environment encourages a spirited exchange of ideas. Our culturally diverse team brings together a broad range of skills, experiences and backgrounds to create a vibrant atmosphere and design process. At the center of our process is a focus on in-depth analysis, intensive experimentation and collaboration. Our team designs projects that only enrich sites and cities around the world in which we build.




Adam Mansour

Adison Becker

Alex Rasky

Anna Jia

Annabell Ren

Annie Farley

Arturo Villalpando

Bailey Swiggett

CC Chiang

Chris Bonarrigo

Chris Parkes

Daniela Sesma

Edgar Del Toro

Eric Schmiesing

Gabriel Alvarez

Ghislaine Garcia

Jane Kindra

Kevan DeGryse

Kevin Kosciulek

Lauren Peterson

Lina Ditchev

Loreta Bulvanaite

Michael Stork

Nathanael Urban

Nicole Arbuckle

Olivia Kempf

Peter Wesolowski

Philip Shin

Rachel Tobe

Ramona Valeanu

Samantha Dever

Sanja Trminic

Veronika Bakalova

Will Erickson

Xiaopeng Dai

Yvonne Swiergula