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BNIM is an innovative leader in designing high performance, human-purposed environments. BNIM’s instrumental role in the development of the USGBC, LEED, and the Living Building concept, combined with projects, methods, and research, has shaped the direction of the sustainable movement. Through this involvement, the firm continues to redefine design excellence to elevate the human experience for all people in beautiful, equitable, inclusive, and healthy environments. In practice, this multifaceted approach to design excellence has yielded national acclaim, including the AIA National Architecture Firm Award, and consistent design recognition nationally and internationally. BNIM is Building Positive, a notion that describes how our practice leverages its collective capacity for design thinking to solve issues at every scale that is focused on building the positive attributes of community and the built environment. Through an integrated process of collaborative discovery, BNIM creates transformative, living designs that lead to vital and healthy organizations and communities.




2460 Pershing Road, Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64108


(816) 783 1500



Steve McDowell, FAIA
Rod Kruse, FAIA
Doug Stevens, AIA
Laura Lesniewski, FAIA
Craig Scranton, AIA
Kevin Nordmeyer, AIA
Maria Maffry
Dev Malik, AIA
Greg Sheldon, FAIA
James Pfeiffer, AIA
Carey Nagle, AIA
Jonathan Ramsey, AIA
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