About

We’re excited you’re here

Pride in our work, partnership with our clients and passion for design is at the core of who we are.

We have always anticipated the design needs of tomorrow.

frk architects + engineers has spent a century building a firm with a foundation of excellence, client services and expertise. That rich history and experience allows us to look to the future, creating spaces for clients that meets their needs both today and for years to come. We’ve had the privilege of helping our clients realize their vision to create educational, community, commercial, industrial and recreational spaces than enable people to flourish.

  • 88% repeat clientele
  • 15 employees
  • 100 years of experience
  • 1 team

Meet the team

We are talented architects, imaginative engineers, creative designers and responsive administrators dedicated to being partners for our clients.

Rachelle Hines, AIA

Principal / Architect

Tom Wollan, AIA, LEED AP

Principal / Architect

Brian Bartlett, PE

Principal / Structural Engineer

Doug Chervek, ALA

Specification Writer / Architect

John Darveau, AIA, ALEP

Architect

Annette Dotts

Chief Operating Officer

Doug Frericks, Assoc. AIA

Architectural Technician

Alec Hoppe, Assoc. AIA

Architectural Associate

Pam Lovell

Administrative Assistant

Anna Lukens, Assoc. AIA

Architectural Associate

Tina Rhodes, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP

Architectural Technician

Tim Veatch, AIA

Architect

Recognition

We are pleased to have been recognized by various publications and design associations.

  • Northwest High School, Waukee, IA
    2022 Outstanding Design - High School, Learning By Design
  • Dubuque Community School District Aquatic Center, Hempstead High School, Dubuque, IA
    2021 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business
  • B.C. Berg Middle School, Newton, IA
    2021 Outstanding Design - Middle school, American School & University
  • Christine Grant Elementary School, North Liberty, IA
    2020 Outstanding Design - Elementary School, American School & University
  • Radiant Elementary School, Waukee, IA
    2020 Excellence in Energy Efficient Design Award, MidAmerican Energy
  • Pickwick Early Childhood Center, Ottumwa, IA
    2019 Excellence in Energy Efficient Design Award, Alliant Energy & MidAmerican Energy
  • Newton Community School District Administration Center, Newton, IA
    2019 Project Spotlight, Design Cost Data
  • Johnston High School, Johnston, IA
    2018 Outstanding Project, Learning By Design
    2018 Outstanding Design - Interiors, American School & University
    2018 Excellence in Energy Efficient Design Award, Alliant Energy & MidAmerican Energy
    2018 Project Spotlight, Design Cost Data
  • Grant Ragan Elementary School, Waukee, IA
    2018 Outstanding Design - Elementary School, American School & University
    2017 Project Spotlight, Design Cost Data
  • Timberline School, Waukee, IA
    2016 Outstanding Project, Learning By Design
    2016 Project Spotlight, Design Cost Data
  • Clinton Middle School, Clinton, IA
    2016 Outstanding Design - Middle School, American School & University
  • Iowa Lakes Community College – Sustainable Energy, Resources and Technologies (SERT) Building, Estherville, IA
    2016 Building Profile, Metal Architecture
    2016 Project Spotlight, Design Cost Data

Interested in joining our team?

frk architects + engineers is always seeking talented individuals to join our professional staff.

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