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The BNIM designed GSA/EPA Region 7 Headquarters has achieved a LEED Platinum Certification for Existing Building Operations and Maintenance (EB O&M v.09). The rigorous process in obtaining this certification is a rare achievement at this high level. The recognition places the EPA Region 7 Office as a standout for GSA and EPA on the Green Buildings listing having now been awarded both LEED-NC Gold and LEED-EB O&M Platinum certifications.

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A Make It Right and BNIM Encore in Manheim Park

BNIM has been working with Make It Right since it was started in 2007 with the goal to build 150 sustainable and affordable homes in the Lower Ninth Ward after Hurricane Katrina. In 2012, BNIM once again teamed up with Make It Right on the Bancroft School Project, which converted an abandoned, historic

Recent Recognition

IUB-OCA is only the second project to receive an AIA COTE Plus Award, which is awarded to one former AIA COTE Top Ten Green project each year based on proven performance. Projects are selected for exceeding performance expectations. This project, a net-zero ready model of integrated beauty and performance, is performing at 81% below the national office building average for energy consumption. The IUB-OCA received a COTE Top Ten Green Award in 2012.


KC Engineering Zone Opens

KC STEM Alliance & BNIM collaborated on the new KC Engineering Zone (KC EZ) which will operate as STEM resource center for Kansas City and the region. The facility is opening on Thursday on the UMKC Campus, but will be a resource for local high schoolers. The co-location on the UMKC Campus ensures the high schoolers have access to ample mentorship, as well as the potential for early college credits. The spaces is filled with computers as well as milling machines and other resources for building other robotics and technology that support the science, technology and engineering mission of the space.



BNIM Announces Move to TWA Building

Kansas City, Mo. (September 2, 2014) — BNIM, a Kansas City-based national architecture and planning firm, has announced its relocation to the Crossroads district’s TWA Building after 14 years in the historic Power and Light Building. The move renews the firm’s 44-year commitment to the urban core as a vibrant creative, business and residential center. The firm sought to find a workplace that would act as a laboratory for testing principles related to Human Purposed High Performance Integrated Design (HP2ID) and the design of resilient workplaces. The 26,000 square foot third floor office provides an atmosphere that aligns with the multi-disciplinary, collaborative culture of the organization.