KPB Architects Announces New Hires
KPB Architects (KPB) announced the hiring of Korynn Applegate as Project Designer and Brad Nygaard as Architect.
Applegate brings 16 years of experience as a designer, the majority in Anchorage. Her technical skills include an expertise in various architectural and graphic mediums for K-12 schools, preschools, early childhood development facilities, as well as multifamily and mixed-use housing projects. Applegate has proficiency in architectural site planning, drafting, and building techniques and excels at tasks requiring strong interpersonal skills, leadership, project design, and coordination. She holds bachelor’s and master’s in architecture from Savannah College of Art and Design.
Nygaard has more than 28 years of experience in the field of design. He brings a wealth of experience providing full-service architecture and managing all aspects of projects. Nygaard recently spent most of 2019 and 2020 managing a design and contractor team on large-scale earthquake repairs which included damage assessment, seismic-restraint strategies, and implementation of those strategies.
This year the Alaska Railroad is celebrating 100 years of transportation people and cargo around Alaska. While the railroad is one of the states oldest transporters, it certainly isn’t the only one, and in this issue of Alaska Business we also check in on the Marine Highway, Span Alaska, and the White Pass & Yukon Route. For those interested in Southeast, our focus on that region provides updates on Kensington Mine, Tongass FCU, the troll fishery, and Juneau’s growing landfill.