ST. PAUL, MINN. (April 18, 2017) – Today, Wold Architects and Engineers announces its acquisition of Ruck Pate Architecture, to expand their Illinois presence, add design capabilities, and further enhance the service offered to its clients.

Wold has four offices with national experience and nearly doubles its local Illinois team with this acquisition. Together, the companies present a dynamic Illinois portfolio and expertise in K-12, higher education and government design.

“Ruck Pate has a strong reputation for smart design and superior client service, which mirrors our approach to client relationships,” said Roger Schroepfer, Partner at Wold. “Together, we will have a broader range of resources and expertise to offer our clients as we grow our presence in the Illinois market.”

All Ruck Pate employees will be joining Wold at its Palatine, Illinois location. The Illinois office brand will be Wold Ruck Pate.

“We look forward to continuing to serve our current Illinois clients as Wold Ruck Pate, and we’ll now be able to offer them even more resources like engineering and interior design by LEED professionals,” said John Maurer, President with Ruck Pate. “This partnership demonstrates our ongoing commitment to serving this region and improving communities through collaborative design.”

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About Wold Architects and Engineers
Wold Architects and Engineers is a 210-person architectural design firm that specializes in sustainable design and engineering for education, government, health care and senior living clients. Since its founding in 1968, the company has been committed to delivering exceptional long-term service for its clients and their communities. Ranked #38 nationally by 2016 Building Design + Construction Giants 300 Report. Wold is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.

About Ruck Pate Architecture
Ruck Pate Architecture focuses on architecture design for K-12, higher education, government and religious clients. Founded in 1975, Ruck Pate has grown to be leading experts in the Illinois market by providing clients with quality built environments for today and the future.

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