Tom is president of TKA ARCHITECTS, has been involved in architecture for more than 40 years and is licensed in Virginia, Ohio, West Virginia, and North Carolina. Tom is a LEED accredited professional. His experience includes design and construction of commercial mixed-use, residential, religious, historical restoration, and adaptive re-use projects. Tom is a former faculty member in the College of Architecture at Virginia Tech. He has written for Fine Homebuilding Magazine and co-authored Residential Kitchen Design, a Research Based Approach by Wiley and Sons.
Dewayne Jennings is a licensed architect in Virginia and project manager, oversees the production and quality of contract documents. He is extensively involved in contract administration and has vast experience in construction and architecture providing clients with exceptional project management. For more than two decades Dewayne has engaged in diverse projects ranging from residential and medical to hospitality, commercial and multi-use buildings.
Our mission at TKA ARCHITECTS is to enrich the environment, natural and built, one project at a time. Each project changes the client’s site forever, where they live and where they work. And because every client and project is unique, we tailor every design solution uniquely for every client.
We recognize our responsibility to a global stewardship that transcends generations. As we exercise our stewardship locally, we recognize our work has long-term impacts on people and their natural and built environments. We value the communities in which we work and the laws under which we practice.
We value client satisfaction and confidentiality. Our clients are the most important stakeholders in our business. We acknowledge that each client has different values, goals, and needs. Our work requires a deep respect for our clients as well as for those who live, work, and play in and around our work.
We are dedicated to serving our clients with exceptional design solutions. We are a team of architects and support staff offering our expertise, education, and time to each client’s unique needs.
Sandra Graham is an architect licensed in Virginia and West Virginia. She has been involved with the design and construction administration of commercial, medical, primary and secondary schools, university residential and dining facilities, housing complexes, churches, recreational centers, residential renovations, and pre-engineered industrial buildings. In her range of experience over the past twenty years, she has been responsible for compilation of construction documents, execution of construction administration, development of project fee proposals as well as establishing project scheduling.