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It is with great sadness we announce that LKPB Engineers founder, Len Lundquist, passed away on November 24

LKPB Engineers founder, Len Lundquist, passed away late in the evening Thanksgiving Day. Len attended Macalester College and the University of Minnesota where he completed his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. In 1969 he left the architecture and engineering firm of Ellerbe where he managed the Minneapolis mechanical department to start his own company. On February 5, 1969, L. A. Lundquist and Associates, Inc. was incorporated and the basement of the Lundquist home became the company headquarters. The firm’s first project was the 3M Tartan Park Golf Clubhouse. Len went on to lead the company to great success using his excellent mechanical engineering skills, keen business acumen, and a huge dedication to his clients. In fall 2007 AIA Minnesota recognized Len and LKPB for their outstanding contribution to the architectural industry for 38 years, with the 2007 AIA Minnesota Special Award given at their annual banquet. At the end of 2007 Len retired as a partner, but continued to work as an engineer for the next nine years until his passing. Len was a hard-working, one-of-a-kind, remarkable man and we will miss him greatly.

LKPB Engineers to Design M/E/P Systems for New University of Minnesota Health Sciences Education & Learning Center

LKPB Engineers is designing M/E/P for the University’s new 138,500 square foot building that will include state-of-the art immersive simulation suites, knowledge creation spaces that use technology-heavy resources that allow broadcast teaching, both formal and social learning spaces, knowledge management space for the Bio-Medical Library, and quiet study areas and break-out areas for team collaboration. The project also includes interior renovation of 50,000 square feet in the Phillips-Wangensteen Building

LKPB Apartment Project Grows Three More Phases

LKPB provided engineering design services for the Skye at Arbor Lakes apartment community in Maple Grove. The first building, Skye I, opened in 2014, and features granite-topped kitchen islands, an outdoor dog park, business center/library space, game room with pub, and an outdoor lanai. Skye West is in construction and will open in three phases in summer and fall 2016 and is already being leased. The development is within easy walking distance of the Arbor Lakes shopping district.

Leonard A. Lundquist
Leonard A. Lundquist - Founder of LKPB Engineers

Skye at Arbor Lakes
Skye at Arbor Lakes – Maple Grove, MN