PRA Wins ASID Design Excellence Awards

Four recently-completed facilities designed by Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP (PRA) were honored by the Wisconsin Chapter of American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) at the organization’s 2019 Design Excellence Awards on March 21.

Duluth Trading Company’s new headquarters in Mount Horeb, WI was given a Gold Award for the category of Office/Corporate 100,000 square feet and over. The five-story, 108,000 square foot building is designed to be an extension of Duluth Trading Company’s brand of hardworking clothes for hardworking people.

Residence by Rennes was presented a Silver Award in the Senior Living category. The 24-unit memory care community-based residential facility is an addition to an existing campus in De Pere, WI. The new addition provides a contemporary vision for the campus while supporting the Rennes Group’s level of quality care.

Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Health & Wellness Center earned a Bronze Award in the Healthcare/Medical – 100,000 square feet and over category. The 109,000 square foot facility in DeKalb, IL provides a unique combination of health and fitness in a comfortable, contemporary space.

Plum Media was presented a Bronze Award in the category of Office/Corporate 15,000 to 34,999 square feet. The project created a vibrant and eclectic new headquarters for the company in the historic, 1929 former home of the Milwaukee Casket Company.

Interior design services for these projects were provided by Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP.

Scott Kramer is Appointed Managing Partner

Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP (PRA) announced that Scott A. Kramer, AIA, NCARB was appointed Managing Partner. In addition, David J. Raysich, AIA has moved from Managing Partner to Chairman of the Board.

“Dave has played a huge part in the success of our firm for the past 43 years and I’m thankful for his mentorship,” said Kramer. “The great people I get to work with, the clients, and our consulting engineers have helped make PRA my home away from home for 33 years.”

Kramer first joined PRA in 1986 and was named Partner in 2003. Last year, he was named a Senior Partner as part of a long-range leadership transition plan the firm has been following for several years. In his time with PRA, he has been involved with projects in each of the firm’s studios.

“I love the opportunities my job has given me to solve different challenges every day,” he said. “I’m honored and excited to move into the role of Managing Partner and work with our staff to keep our positive momentum going and continue to solve challenges for our clients.”

Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP Announces Senior Partners

Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP (PRA) announced the promotion of four to the title of Senior Partner: Scott Kramer, Gregg Golden, Michael Sobczak, and Steven Kieckhafer.
“As a mentor to Scott, Michael, Gregg, and Steve, it’s been rewarding to see their personalities and architectural skills grow and blossom into leaders with our clients and staff,” said David Raysich, AIA, Managing Partner. “They have played a huge part in the firm’s success and I am excited about the firm’s future as they take on Senior Partnership roles.”

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LindenGrove Communities Celebrates a New Addition to the Waukesha Campus

LindenGrove Communities invites the public to an event on Tuesday, April 10 to celebrate the grand opening of a new high-acuity Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF). The event runs from 3-6 p.m. at LindenGrove Waukesha, located at 425 N. University Drive, Waukesha, WI.

The celebration is free and open to the public and will include a ribbon cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. and tours of the facility immediately afterward. Hors d’oeuvres, entertainment, and a prize drawing will also be available to guests.

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Kevin Broich joins Partnership

Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP announced the promotion of Kevin Broich, AIA, NCARB to Partner, effective as of January 1, 2018.

“Kevin has been a tremendous addition not only to our healthcare studio, but to the firm overall,” said David Raysich, AIA, Managing Partner. “He brings a number of positive attributes to our team, including his leadership, expertise, and level of care for our clients and their end-users. He’s a great fit for our partnership and I look forward to seeing where his leadership can help take our firm moving forward.”

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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett Proclaims October 9 “Plunkett Raysich Architects Day”

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and City Commissioner Rocky Marcoux visited the Walker’s Point headquarters of Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP (PRA) on Friday and issued an official proclamation naming October 9, 2015 as “Plunkett Raysich Architects Day” throughout the city. PRA, a leading architecture and interior design firm, is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year and its move downtown from the city’s northwest side in May.
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Interior Design Excellence

PRA was recognized for outstanding work on two projects at the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Wisconsin 39th Annual Design Excellence Awards on Thursday, March 12.

The interior design of The Cottages at Cedar Run, a memory care facility in West Bend, WI, was awarded a Bronze Award in the Senior Living category.+ Read more

PRA Joins Sauk Prairie School District at Groundbreakings

PRA recently joined the Sauk Prairie School District at the groundbreaking celebrations for district’s two major construction projects. Each project is a result of the district’s successful $34.6M referendum, which passed last April.

The first project, an addition to Tower Rock Elementary School, will accommodate 4k through fifth grade students, and the second project involves building a new, 101,000 sq. ft. elementary school + Read more

PRA Announces Groundbreaking on Latest Project with Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital

MILWAUKEE, WI – Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP (PRA), one of Wisconsin’s leading architecture and interior design firms, announced today the recent groundbreaking on its latest project with Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium, Mic. PRA partnered with Miron Construction Co. on the addition and renovation project, which aims to improve the hospital’s service offerings.+ Read more