Architecture is important, but it’s not the complete story. It never has been. It never will be.
Every outstanding building ever constructed has three important components – great architectural Design, uncompromising management of Quality, and exception economic Value for its owner.
At RKETEK (pronounced
Architect), we use a team based process of Integrated Project Delivery
to produce great Design, uncompromising Quality, and exceptional Value
on every project we work on.
Our firm is comprised of talented and experienced individuals – experts in design, development and construction management – experts trained in architectural and interior design, engineering, site planning and landscaping, financial planning, real estate development, cost management and construction management.
We look forward to
showing you how the talented members of the RKETEK team can provide
total integrated and sustainable solutions for your next building
Please contact us for more information.
The End is to Build Well
Writers on architecture and construction from the dawn of history agree that a complete building is more than great architectural design. Roman Architect Vitruvius stated it before the birth of Christ. English Architect Sir Henry Wotton restated Vitruvius in 1624 as “the end is to build well – well building hath three conditions – firmness, commodity, and delight”.
Today, we translate firmness, commodity and delight as unrelenting attention to detail in building quality, economic value and “bang for the buck” in the materials and systems we choose, and functional and aesthetically pleasing architectural design.
Not much has changed
in the delivery approach to buildings since Roman times, but
surprisingly few companies focus on delivering all three critical
conditions to their customers. There are some outstanding architectural
firms; likewise many quality construction companies exist; but
businesses that specialize in both of these conditions, while also
providing value to their clients are few and far between. Unlike most
others, RKETEK is able to provide all three necessary conditions to its
At RKETEK, our ultimate goal is to Build Well for you. The team at RKETEK has more than a hundred years of collective experience in delivering all necessary aspects of successful projects – quality, value and great design – on every project we produce.