SDK Architects LLC is a young firm, but one with key leadership of over 30 years of practical experience.  During his career, Mr. Krause has led other architectural firms in the development of church and school projects as well as those in the industrial, commercial and residential design areas.  Passion is especially strong with church-related projects as this aligns with personal and professional aspirations and goals.

Mission Statement

“Aspire to be the best in all you do and bring others with you along the way.”


SDK Architects employs Building Information Modeling (BIM) in its development of designs, from initial conception through final construction and management of the built environment. BIM is the most current approach used in the industry primarily for its ability to clearly communicate design intent and content. Vast amount of information is embedded in common elements of the digital model becoming a valuable resource to Owner, Architect and Builder.  Clients understand and relate to the proposed design solutions much more thoroughly and with greater depth of understanding.


SDK Architects has at its disposal a wide range of consulting engineers, artists and digital animators that are drawn upon as need arises. Each team is assembled on a “per-project” basis, offering the highest level of quality service to our clients and, at the same time, managing these costs for the benefit of client and firm. Whether in-house or consultant, SDK Architects brings a team approach to your design challenge, coordinating all aspects of the work, resulting in an exceptional design solution.


National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) certified
Bachelor of Architecture Degree - North Dakota State University (1981)
Registered Architect - State of Minnesota (1986)
Registered Architect - State of Wisconsin (1995)
Registered Architect - State of Colorado (1999)
Registered Architect - State of Iowa (2002)
Registered Architect - State of Indiana (2009)


Board of Directors
Minnesota South District
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod LCEF Finance Committee
Minnesota South District (Advisory Member)
LCEF Architectural Advisory Committee
LCEF Laborers For Christ Regional Consultant

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