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BNIM is an innovative leader in designing high performance environments. BNIM’s instrumental development of the USGBC, LEED, and the Living Building concept, combined with projects, methods, and research, shaped the direction of the sustainable movement. Through this involvement, the firm has redefined design excellence to elevate human experience together with aesthetics and building performance. 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 in a way 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
Marlene Imirzian, FAIA
Craig Scranton, AIA
Kevin Nordmeyer, AIA
Maria Maffry
Dev Malik, AIA
Greg Sheldon, FAIA
James Pfeiffer, AIA
Carey Nagle, AIA
Joe Keal, AIA
Kristin Atkinson
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