John F. Kane | FAIA

John Kane, founding partner and design principal of Architekton, has distinguished himself among his peers as one of Arizona’s leading design talents. To John, architecture is about innovation through synthesis, and the act of creating through collaboration. John's designs are respected throughout the Southwest as a paradigm for an appropriate and sustainable architecture. He is skilled at problem solving and building consensus for design direction with diverse groups. John’s forte is design that reflects thoughtful response to context, client and community needs. Architekton’s never-ending passion to be creative and innovative has resulted in more than 125 local and national citations for design excellence since 1989.


  • Bachelor of Architecture–Arizona State University, 1985

  • Associates of Arts in Architectural Technology–Golden West College, 1981

Professional Registrations

  • Architect: Arizona 21395

  • California C21568

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