BOB LOKEN, AIA, LEED®APPartner Phone: 612-373-4616
With extensive experience as a designer, project architect and project manager on cultural, educational and housing projects across the globe, Bob isn’t merely interested in a building’s programming and aesthetics. He’s also keenly attuned to the practical, economic and political constraints under which buildings are designed and constructed. In this way, his creativity and aspirations for his award-winning projects are firmly grounded in reality.
Having practiced in New York City as well as in his native Minneapolis, Bob has expertise in all phases of complex urban development projects. An urbanist at heart, Bob designs so that his projects meet the street in ways that enrich the built environment. His motto: “Turning surface parking lots into buildings that become a vibrant part of a city.”
Bob’s clients find him an excellent mediator adept at reaching common ground and discovering innovative yet practical solutions that collaborators can easily agree on. He finds inspiration in helping to design more livable, sustainable cities in the 21st century.