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Lutheran Church of Hope – Ankeny is a place of visual and spiritual sanctuary within a rapidly expanding community. The pure white form contrasts the earth tones of the residential and mixed-use context. Inside, a gathering wall serves as an organizing element which grows from the chapel and  increases in porosity to provide views to and from the worship environment. 

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Human-Centered Design for Community Youth Concepts

Sometimes the universe conspires to present a course of action that is so obviously synergistic that it cannot be ignored. BNIM’s engagement with Human-Centered Design is one such occurrence. Synergistic because it ultimately led to the opening of a Youth Enrichment Center in one of Des Moines most underserved

Water Services Department Grand Opening

The City of Kansas City Missouri Water Services Department will have a grand opening on Tuesday October 6, at 5:30 PM for the Swope Campus Sustainable Stormwater Improvements Project. The project includes real life examples of stormwater runoff reduction and water quality education. The grand opening celebration will feature demonstrations of the project's features throughout the site, as well as a ceremonial planting to mark the project completion.

BNIM at SxSW Eco

Urban Planner Josh Boehm will make a  presentation at SxSW Eco on October 6. He will illustrate some of the emerging innovations of Kansas City’s Smart + Connected City initiative. Kansas City’s Smart City infrastructure will accompany the City’s nearly complete 2.2-mile downtown streetcar route, and will be the largest network in North America. While built by a public-private partnership between the City, Cisco, and Sprint, the Smart City project is built on a foundation of openness, with opportunities for other collaborators to find entrepreneurial uses of Smart City data. More about the presentation.