Lenz Truck Center

Minocqua, WI

 This new Truck Dealer & Service Facility includes a 10 bay service center, truck detailing area, sales and delivery area with office and showroom space. The structure complements the Northwoods with its modern architecture combined with “treelike” entry canopy features utilizing structural steel.

Shipwrecked Brew Pub

Egg Harbor, WI

This community centerpiece that was destroyed by a tragic fire, makes a comeback with a new larger space which will be the first of it's kind in the small town of Egg Harbor.

Blaze Pizza

Mount Pleasant, WI

As part of a new retail development, Blaze Pizza occupies this stand alone building with room for expansion.  Natural material choices and varying depths of cold-formed exterior stud framing adds interest while the full steel frame and roofs provides durability and longevity.  


Qdoba Market Square

Oconomowoc, WI

This stand alone Qdoba building occupies a prominent corner adjacent to Brennan's Market Square building in Oconomowoc.  This unique retail building design and finish choices emulate the farmhouse style of the area.  Outside features include gable metal roof, large timber framed entry and cable hung canopies.  On the inside large expansive windows flood the double height space with daylight, highlighting the composite wood and steel scissor joists above. 


7954 Harwood Avenue

Wauwatosa, WI

Previously a car dealership & manufacturing facility located in the heart of Downtown Wauwatosa, 7954 Harwood Avenue features a 8,700 Sq Ft concrete pan & joist building renovation that has been converted into new Retail and Mixed Use space.  Enlarged window and door openings, new glass atrium, exposed steel awnings and expansive steel rooftop screenwalls compliment the original industrial look.


Keystone on Brady

Milwaukee, WI

The Keystone on Brady is a new 38,600 sq ft mixed use building that features 22 apartment units in the historic district of the lower east side. The structure consists of cast-in-place concrete basement walls with precast concrete columns and plank that support the upper level wood bearing walls and wood floor/roof trusses.

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ELM Repair & Refrigeration

Edgar, WI

E.L.M. Repair & Refrigeration is a family-owned and operated full-service diesel repair shop. Founded as a mobile air conditioning service, E.L.M. has outgrown their prior shop and has settled into this new 33,200 sq ft building. The structure features tradition steel joists on joist girders with steel column and beam moment frames around the perimeter.


Mobcraft Brewery

Milwaukee, WI

MobCraft is a crowd-sourced craft brewery thriving in the heart of Milwaukee’s trendy 5th ward. This former parking garage features industrial design elements, including garage doors to allow for the Lake Michigan air to waft the desirable beer aroma throughout Downtown Milwaukee. This 15,240 sq ft retrofit key features are the multiple garage door openings with steel canopies shadowing above with MobCraft beer cans used as bricks on the veneer adjacent to the openings.

2017 Mayor Design Awards

Photos courtesy of Groth Design Group

Villa Street Art Museum


The Villa Street Art Museum is a 2,580 square foot two story wood framed structure with long slender canlevers at the second floor and the roof to accentuate the building as an art form. Coordinaon between the Architect and Engineer allows the glass façade of the second floor and the steel/wood roof system to give the appearance of a floating roof.

Renderings courtesy of Johnsen Schmaling Architects