John Wayne Birthplace Museum Addition
Winterset, IA 


The Chicken Restaurant West Des Moines, IA 

Completed Summer 2018


This building at the edge of town was originally a meat processing shop, then became a dive bar that remained vacant for years.

The task was to transform it into a country inspired restaurant and bar that would embrace its surroundings and take advantage of its proximity to the bike trails.


Total Area: 6,000 SF


Iowa Quilt Museum Winterset, IA 

Completed and innagurated Summer 2016


This 130-year old building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The original hardwood floors, tin ceiling, woodwork was restored and repurposed. A new high efficiency HVAC system, new LED  lighting and removal of a canvas awnings not original to the building maximize natural light and contribute to the energy efficiency of the space and preservation of quilts.


Total Area: 3,000 SF


John Wayne Birthplace Museum Winterset, IA 

Completed and innagurated Summer 2015


The building was design to be highly energy efficient with Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) construction and a geothermal HVAC system.


Total Area: 6,100 SF


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