Kinney Franke Architects is proud to serve West Texas.  We are a diverse practice dedicated to strong design, listening to the client, and the creative process inherent in all projects. We are experienced in a broad range of project types, including schools, offices, parks, retail spaces, churches, health clinics, financial institutions, libraries, urban design and private residences.  

Design Services include:

  • Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Landscape Design
  • Planning
  • Programming
  • Graphic Design
  • Feasibility Studies


Who We Are

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 We take the creative process seriously; every project deserves a strong concept and is an opportunity to think beyond the obvious, to do something great. We question formulas or designs that are fad oriented resulting in stylistic cliches. We like to ask and invite questions, focusing on the timeless aspects of a design problem, its content and relevancy as a source for unique solutions. Good design, we feel, is timeless, innovative and adds intrinsic value.


Craig Kinney, AIA, LEED AP

Craig Kinney opened Kinney Franke Architects AIA in San Angelo in 1999. Prior to this, he worked with design firms in San Angelo, Houston, Washington D.C., and New York City and ran his own firm in Houston, Texas. He leads the design on every project in the firm and has thirty years experience in Architecture and Design. Mr. Kinney is the Past President of the West Texas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and has served on numerous civic and professional boards and commissions.

Mr. Kinney received his Bachelors degree in English Literature from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Masters degree in Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a LEED Accredited Professional.

Mr. Kinney and his family live in San Angelo, Texas.

Kye Franke, AIA

Kye B. Franke joined Kinney Franke Architects AIA in 2001 with over thirty five years of experience in transforming design ideas into effective buildings. He has extensive experience in building systems technology. His responsibilities include Contract Documents, CAD Management, Code Review, and Project Management. He has served on the Code Adoption Review Board for the City of San Angelo. Prior to working alongside Craig Kinney, he was with CZM Architects in San Angelo, Texas.

Mr. Franke received an Associate Degree from Texas State College in 1983 and completed his course work for licensing at Angelo State University. He received his license to practice architecture in 2004.

Mr. Franke and his family live in San Angelo, Texas.



Phone: (325) 653 2900

Fax: (325) 653 2910

Hours:  M-F 8:00-5:00

Address: 37B W. Concho Ave.  

               San Angelo, TX 76903