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Kenneth West



  • Architecture
  • Higher Education
  • Mixed-Use
  • Principal
Kenneth West
  • Principal

Ken joined DLR Group in 1980. He is an accomplished client leader and architect and has worked successfully and delivered projects within every DLR Group practice sector. He is a past president of Nebraska AIA, and is very active in the Omaha community, serving on multiple civic boards and organizations including the Omaha Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Chairs the Durham School Advisory Board, and sits on the University of Nebraska College of Engineering Advisory Board, Omaha by Design Advisory Board, Keep Omaha Beautiful Advisory Board, Nebraska Architectural Foundation Board and the Sarpy County Economic Development Advisory Board.

"Young professionals need understand, in this professional opportunity is there for the taking. It's up to you if you want to pursue it."

In his time with DLR Group, Ken has been a key member of DLR Group design teams for projects that continue to impact the quality of life for citizens in Omaha. These include the CenturyLink Center, Peter Kiewit Institute, Scott Technology Center, Creighton University's Morrison Soccer Stadium, Aksarben Village-Zone 3, Henry Doorly Zoo Conservation Academy, Valmont Plaza, Central States Health & Life, Eppley Airfield Expansion and dozens of schools in Nebraska, Iowa, and the upper Midwest. He has also served as the Omaha Office Leader.

"I am a morning person. That is when the ideas come, early in the morning during that first cup of coffee."


Kenneth's Projects