Kurt Reinkens

Kurt Reinkens
Kurt and Moonlight
Principal, President and CEO

Education:
Bachelor of Arts, College of Environmental Design with a degree in Architecture, University of California, Berkeley.

Registrations: California Architect 1993 and Nevada Residential Designer 2009, lapsed in Hawaii and Colorado.

Over 30 years of experience in architecture and construction.

Mr. Reinkens' responsibilities as President and CEO of MWA, inc. include Principal-in-Charge of design, marketing, human resources, and project manager.

In 2009 Mr. Reinkens received the "Professional of the Year" award from the Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe, and in 2008 MWA received the People's Choice - Architectural Firm by Tahoe Quarterly Magazine. He has received numerous other design awards.

Mr. Reinkens served three years on the Town of Truckee Planning Commission where he received certified Ethics Training for Public Officials, was actively involved in adoption of the Planning Commission Values Statement, the Trails and Bikeways Master Plan, the Commercial Row Development Code Amendment, the 2007-2014 Housing Element update while serving on the Housing Advisory Working Group. In addition, Reinkens reviewed major development projects including the Village at Grays Crossing Phases 1 and 2, Hotel Avery, Town of Truckee Public Service Center, the Hilltop Master Plan, and the Railyard Master Plan.

Mr. Reinkens is the author and current administrator of design review guidelines for Stony Ridge HOA. He served on the Lahontan HOA design review oversight committee. He served on the Board of the Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe Political Action Committee. He is a volunteer fund raiser for the Truckee River Watershed Council. He has been involved in Strategic Economic Council, Downtown Merchant Association, Chamber of Commerce, Sierra Green Building Council, Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe, Sierra Business Council, and Founding Fifty of Truckee Trails.

Kurt is married with two beautiful daughters and enjoys coaching youth soccer, mountain biking, skiing, hatha and kriya yoga, and nourishing lasting friendships.

Mr. Reinkens has been with MWA, inc. since 1988 and principal since 1994 and has served as chief designer or Principal-in-Charge for numerous projects including:

- 60+ high-end custom residences in Lahontan
- The Rock commercial mixed-use project
- The Rock Garden commercial / retail center
- The Porter Simon Building, historic downtown Truckee
- 968 Park Ave, Eco-Hotel and Spa, South Lake Tahoe
- Cafe Meridian, historic downtown Truckee (Kurt laid half the bricks himself)
- Truckee Tahoe Airport Terminal Building Competition-peoples' choice (un-built)
- Phoenix Executive Building, LEED Silver, Soaring Way, Truckee
- First spec home and first custom home in Martis Camp
- Numerous residences in Northstar at Tahoe with clients including: Gisko, Silverberg, Plishner, Kurland, Robinson, Lang, Ferrera, Moll, Atterbury, Mondavi, Sinclair, Bryant, Jacobs, Shaw, Jeff Tompkins, and many others.


Lahontan-124
Martis Camp-138
Lahontan-124
Lakefront Bliss
Martis Camp-138
Vernacular Meets Modern
Martis Camp-323
Martis Camp-489
Martis Camp-323
Cabin on the Green
Martis Camp-489
Lake Wildwood Association Clubhouse
South Lake Tahoe-986 Park Hotel
Lake Wildwood Association Clubhouse
South Lake Tahoe-986 Park Hotel
Award winning commercial transformation
Truckee-Phoenix Executive Building
Martis Camp-419
Truckee-Phoenix Executive Building
Truckee's first LEED certified professional offices
Martis Camp-419
Modern Meets Craftsman
Martis Camp-77/78
Tahoe Donner-02
Martis Camp-77/78
Hillside Retreat
Tahoe Donner-02
Modern remodel
Martis Camp-490
Martis Camp-612
Martis Camp-490
Martis Camp-612
European Mountain Chateau
Truckee-04
Truckee-The Rock
Truckee-04
Historic Riverfront Red
Truckee-The Rock
Award winning commercial mixed-use project
Big Springs at Northstar-108
Lahontan-380
Big Springs at Northstar-108
Modern Rustic
Lahontan-380
Mid-century Mountain
Lahontan-369
Big Springs at Northstar-100
Lahontan-369
The Builder's House
Big Springs at Northstar-100
"A house that not only met, but greatly exceeded my expectations"
Martis Camp-142
Fair Oaks - American River
Martis Camp-142
Old Tahoe meets informal French
Fair Oaks - American River
Lahontan-110
Lahontan-114
Lahontan-110
Design is in the Details
Lahontan-114
"Perfect Process"
Lahontan-126
Lahontan-173
Lahontan-126
Lahontan-173
Honest Expression
Lahontan-178
Lahontan-230
Lahontan-178
Lahontan-230
Rustic
Lahontan-415
Martis Camp-113
Lahontan-415
Lahontan Lakefront
Martis Camp-113
Rooms with a View
Martis Camp-176
Martis Camp-182
Martis Camp-176
Maple Forest Cottage Style Mountain Retreat
Martis Camp-182
The Village
Martis Camp-212
Truckee-02
Martis Camp-212
The Tahoe Cabin
Truckee-02
Alder Creekside Hideaway
Truckee-01
Big Springs at Northstar-00
Truckee-01
Outdoor Spaces
Big Springs at Northstar-00
Lahontan-105
Tahoe Donner-01
Lahontan-105
"Best Great Room" 2004 Mountain Home Award
Tahoe Donner-01
Inspiring vistas
Tahoe-111
Gray's Crossing-Lot 72
Tahoe-111
Dramatic transformation of an incomplete remodel
Gray's Crossing-Lot 72
Lahontan-316
Lahontan-509
Lahontan-316
Lahontan-509
Lahontan-302
Lahontan-386/387
Lahontan-302
Lahontan-386/387
Lake Tahoe-02
Pollard Station
Lake Tahoe-02
Pollard Station
Schaffer's Mill-15
Schaffer's Mill-16
Schaffer's Mill-15
Schaffer's Mill-16


Kurt Reinkens & Kristi Thompson Architects
11165 Brockway Road - Truckee, California 96161
voice 530.587.6257 - fax 530-587-0761
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