Ken Andrews, AIA • Principal | Architect
Ken comes to architecture with a decade of experience in the construction industry working extensively in residential and commercial markets as a carpenter and project manager. Upon completion of his Bachelor of Environmental Design at the University of Colorado he received his Master of Architecture from Rice University in Houston, Texas. His graduate research focused on developing innovative building systems and project delivery methods. At Rice, he had the opportunity to work as a project designer with Interloop Architecture, whose projects include the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas Texas, for several years before returning to Colorado.
Along with his practice in architecture Mr. Andrews is an Instructor at the University of Colorado’s College of Architecture and Planning. His areas of teaching and research have been focused on museum facilities, transit oriented developments, and innovative models of housing. These academic investigations have allowed him to critically develop specific expertise in building systems and prefabrication techniques that optimize the building delivery process in inventive ways.
Since joining Arch11 in 2004, Ken has contributed his talents as a project manager, designer and partner to the design and construction of numerous custom homes, commercial and institutional projects. He continues to bring innovative solutions to projects of various scales that employ state of the art technologies.
Ken Andrews is a registered architect in the State of Colorado, a certificate holder with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and an active member of the American Institute of Architects. In April 2011, Mr. Andrews was named AIA Colorado Young Architect of the Year and AIA Instructor of the Year. In October of 2011, Mr Andrews was awarded AIA Western Mountain Region Young Architect.