Fridley Civic Campus Grand Opening

BKV Group celebrated the grand opening of the Civic Campus in Fridley, Minn. Saturday, Nov. 17. The celebration featured remarks from Mayor Scott Lund and community development director Scott Hickok, a ribbon cutting ceremony, a flag-raising, and refreshments. City officials also provided tours of the campus for the hundreds of people who attended the event. Read more…

BKV Group’s Kelly Naylor Quoted in Multifamily Executive Magazine

BKV Group partner and interior design director, Kelly Naylor, was recently quoted in an article in Multifamily Executive Magazine about the popularity of repurposing former industrial buildings in modern housing and mixed-use architecture. She spoke about choices she and the design team made in the creative reuse of the Schmidt Artist Lofts, formerly known as the Schmidt Read more…

BKV Group Wins Gold in Firehouse Magazine’s 2018 Station Design Awards

BKV Group received a Gold Award for the design of Short Pump Fire House 19 in Henrico, County, Va. Firehouse Magazine announced the award Nov. 1 as part of the publication’s 2018 Station Design Awards. The design took top honors in the satellite station category. Fire House 19 provides full-time staff with 12 dorm rooms Read more…

BKV Group hires retired Fire Chief Greg Martin

Addition enhances BKV’s capabilities in meeting public safety needs MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. (October 16, 2018) – BKV Group is excited to announce the addition of retired Fire Chief Greg Martin as our firm’s Public Safety Specialist. Martin will add valuable experience to our team of BKV public safety experts in working with police and fire departments around Read more…

Resilient Systems: When Your Community Needs You Most

Three Things Every Manager Should Know About Resiliency By Alexander Griebel; Craig Carter AIA, LEED AP BD+C; and Henry Pittner, AIA   Resiliency can be defined as a system’s ability to withstand and rebound from vulnerabilities like natural disasters, accidents, infrastructure problems, and chronic stressors (e.g. climate change, unemployment, state budget issues, housing unaffordability). Organizations Read more…

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