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Innovative solutions through dedication, passion, & design excellence

Kenneth Hahn Architects, a 25-year old company, serves a loyal customer base, including a number of private clients as well as local, state, and federal governments.  We have a passion for high-quality Architecture which delights the users and visitors to our buildings, and provides a distinct value for our clients. 

Known for our hard work and Architectural and Project Management skills, our staff members are a crucial part of our long-term success.  While our professional Architects average 25 years in the profession, we maintain a youthful attitude that embraces new ideas, sustainability, and technology.

We practice Architecture with the highest level of dedication to our clients, with upmost integrity in how we conduct business, and with exceptional customer service.  Our list of repeat clients is evidence that KHA is valued for its professionalism and excellence in everything we do.

Our reputation lies not only with our clients, but with the other members of the building community with whom we deal on a daily basis.  We treat every one of these individuals with respect and work to support their role in the process of delivering a well-constructed project to our clients.

By using current technologies and sustainable design in combination with a client-centered collaborative process, KHA produces intelligent and innovative products.  This collaboration between KHA and the client molds a truly custom solution to every design, both large and small.  The finished product is more functional, enjoyable, and rewarding, because all the stakeholders take ownership in the design.


Principals

President | Kenneth J. Hahn, AIA

Education:
Univ. of Nebr. Lincoln B.S.

Architectural Studies

Affiliations:
American Institute of Architects

Mr. Hahn founded KHA in 1990 and has over 40 years professional architecture experience, especially in the area of project management. He is proficient in a broad range of disciplines, including landscaping, site planning, architectural design and detailing, interior design, S/M/E engineering, and contract administration. In his spare time, Mr. Hahn enjoys spending time with the family, working outdoors, gardening, and volunteering.


Vice-President | Gerald J. Hahn, AIA

Education:
Univ. of Nebr. Lincoln B.S.

Architectural Studies

Affiliations:
American Institute of Architects

Licensed in 1989, Gerald is an expereienced project manager and architect, specializing in specifications, building codes, quality control, and cost estimating. Throughout his career, Gerald has worked with many different project types, including educational, retail, offices, medical, commercial, multi-family housing, warehouse/industrial, and government (Air Force/Corps of Engineers.) When not at work, Gerald enjoys sailing, spending time with his family, and fixing up his 1920's home.


Vice-President | Stephen R. Smith, AIA, LEED AP

Education:
Univ. of Kansas, Bachelor of Architecture
Univ. of Nebraska Omaha 1995, Master of Science in Urban Studies with Emphasis in Community and Regional Planning

Affiliations:
American Institute of Architects

Mr. Smith's experience includes project development from initial client contact through construction administration, with emphasis in contract documents, construction drawings, specifications, code analysis, contract administration, and quality control. His attention to detail, technical knowledge, and project management skills are extremely important to KHA's clients.  In his spare time, Stephen likes to bicycle, travel, participate in his parish choir, and volunteer.