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Kevin Loewen is a LEED® accredited architect who established 701 Architecture Inc. in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in 2007. His strong design abilities and deep understanding of construction technology in conjunction with environmental concerns are used to inform and guide his designs and built form.
Kevin has worked at the highest levels of design in disciplines of architecture, engineering and construction management for the past 20 years since obtaining his Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree from the University of Manitoba in 1992. Prior to establishing his firm he worked with various architectural firms as an intern on projects that included designing earthquake relief housing in Kobe, Japan, the Esplanade Riel pedestrian suspension bridge, St. Boniface atrium and skylight addition and the Winnipeg International Airport. He has also entered three design competitions: The Palisades Glacial Mountain Hut competition in California, U.S.A., the City Crossing competition in Winnipeg, Manitoba and the Southbank competition in Africa.
Kevin’s edification continued by obtaining his Masters degree in the Faculty of Architecture at Dalhousie University in 2003 where he achieved a graduate scholarship for his studies and received the RAIC honour roll, the AIA Henry Adams medal, and The Adjeleian Aesthetics in Structures award upon graduation.
He then broadened his experience by becoming the construction and project manager for the Pictou Landing First Nations Health Centre in Nova Scotia in 2005. Upon returning to Winnipeg, Loewen established 701 Architecture Inc. and has since worked on many projects at various scales. He has designed and constructed a warming hut for the world renowned architecture competition at The Forks, and has construction underway including 6 historic warehouse buildings encompassing a downtown exchange district block.