Olson Kundig Joins Northwest Arkansas Design Excellence Program
The Walton Family Foundation announced today that Olson Kundig has been invited to join the Northwest Arkansas Design Excellence Program. The program roster includes almost 50 architectural and landscape design firms from 14 states, Canada and Denmark, each serving five-year terms.
Established in 2015, this program seeks to address growth, preserve green space and promote design excellence throughout the northwest Arkansas region. Selected firms – chosen for their commitment to strengthening public life, elevating standards of sustainability and resilience, celebrating local cultures and place, and building regional capacity – form a prequalified shortlist for potential future projects. The program currently supports 15 residential, educational, cultural, municipal, urban design, park and playspace projects.
More information about the Northwest Arkansas Design Excellence Program, including the full list of qualified firms and funded projects, is available via the Walton Family Foundation.
Olson Kundig is deeply honored to be selected for the Northwest Arkansas Design Excellence Program. We share the Walton Family Foundation’s commitment to preserving the region’s sense of place and enhancing the quality of life for residents and visitors alike, and look forward to collaborating on a future project.Tom Kundig, FAIA, RIBA, Principal/Owner