Crossroads architecture firm continues its expansion in hospitality, workplace, lifestyle and sports facilities experience
KANSAS CITY, MO. (Feb. 5, 2016) – Kansas City’s Generator Studio announces the addition of Andrew Kesel as an Architectural Designer to its expanding team. Kesel will focus on Generator’s retail, hospitality and sports markets, working directly with the Minnesota Vikings on a suite-level design project at the $1.1 billion U.S. Bank Stadium, currently under construction.
Kesel has worked on notable Kansas City landmark projects, including direct leadership roles on the construction of the Lyric Opera of Kansas City Richard J. Stern Center, as well as Outfield Experience and Royals Hall of Fame development at Kauffman Stadium. He was also involved in the Briarcliff Village development in North Kansas City.
Kesel graduated from Drury University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Architecture. His experience includes working with other greater Kansas City-area firms including Klover Architects Inc., Rafael Architects and HJM Architects.
With more than 10 years of experience, Kesel will provide design leadership across a variety of projects at Generator Studio, including hospitality, workplace, lifestyle, sports and mixed-use developments. Kesel joined the Generator team in January.
About Generator Studio
Generator Studio is a full-service architecture firm specializing in sports, hospitality, mixed-use and urban planning. Its most recent projects include - a custom Minnesota-themed LED scoreboard at Xcel Energy Center for the Minnesota Wild and on-going design work at U.S. Bank Stadium for the Minnesota Vikings, both improving patron experience. Founders Tom Proebstle and Mike Kress have been shaping the landscape of sports architecture over the last two decades. While at previous firms Ellerbe Becket and Crawford Architects, they left their mark on such projects as Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Lambeau Field, UNI’s McLeod Center, Fenway Park and CenturyLink Field among others. What distinguishes Generator’s work is a passion for the business of sports, first understanding an organization’s unique challenges, market, brand essence and revenue goals. What results is differentiated design, with branding rooted in the very architecture itself and revenue opportunities steeped in an immersive fan experience. For additional information, visit generatorstudio.com.