Who We Are

WorK Architecture + Design is a comprehensive architecture + design firm rooted in Kentucky. Founded in 2012 by Mitchell Kersting + Tyler Watkins with the goal of delivering innovative + dynamic design solutions that consistently exceed expectations. With more than 20 years of combined multi-faceted design experience, we have a focused understanding of current technology, methodology, and materials, which is applied locally and nationally. Our practice upholds the unique spirit of each project, creating environments that seek to function + inspire.



As partner and co-founder at WorK A+D, Mitchell Kersting has been designing projects in Louisville, Northern Kentucky, and beyond for more than ten years. His diverse portfolio ranges from custom, high-end residential to stand alone healthcare facilities to historic preservation. Mitchell approach each project with a comprehensive design that unites the timeless aesthetic principles of order and scale combined with contemporary materials, great attention to detail, and progressive strategies makes exceptionally talented at understanding the diverse and specific needs of our clients. Mitchell relishes at the opportunity to breathe new life into inspiring spaces.

Professional Registrations and Affiliations
  • Registered to practice architecture in the Commonwealth of Kentucky (Registration Number 6878).
  • Certified with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards to facilitate reciprocal registration in all other states.
  • LEED Accredited Professional (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)
  • USGBC Member (United States Green Building Council)
  • AIA Affiliate – Kentucky, South Carolina, National (American Institute of Architects)

Partner and co-founder, Tyler Watkins, has a vast array of design experiences that have delivered projects in 5 different states. Tyler excels at achieving character and quality within a precise budget, all with sensitivity to regional heritage and in compliance with state and local planning authorities. He’s experienced in leveraging technical and artistic expertise to produce high-quality residential and commercial spaces that effectively communicate enduring aesthetics. Tyler sees the challenge of a new project as an opportunity to create impressive results for WorK’s clients.

Professional Registrations and Affiliations
  • Associate Member of the American Institute of Architects
  • Certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.
  • USGBC Member (United States Green Building Council)
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation Member
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