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Dec 04, 2014
Prestigious 2014 AIA Kansas City Design Excellence Honor Award Presented at Annual Design Excellence Awards Ceremony ... more
Sep 26, 2014
The Award recognizes Kruse for distinguished service to the profession of architecture ... more
Sep 02, 2014
Workplace Provides Ideal Environment for Pursuit of High Performance Integrated Design ... more
Jul 28, 2014
Commission in Kampala, Uganda highlights BNIM’s Commitment to Excellence ... more
Jun 24, 2014
$30 Million Renovation of Historic Mid-Century Building Confirms Commitment to Des Moines Urban Core ... more
May 28, 2014
Krygiel’s return bolsters BNIM’s reputation in leading-edge architectural technology ... more
May 14, 2014
BNIM announced today that the firm has appointed new leadership, including Principals, Associate Principals and Associates. ... more
Apr 23, 2014
COTE Plus Award Honors Proven Performance for Most Innovative Sustainable Design ... more

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Jan 14, 2013
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Ada Louise Huxtable

It was a poignant coincidence that last week, as BNIM learned of the 2013 AIA Institute Honor Award for Interior Architecture for the Todd Bolender Center for Dance and… more

Dec 19, 2012
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BNIM 2012 High(light)s

Forty-two years ago, or even ten years ago, BNIM never imagined celebrating the achievements we and our peers and clients have experienced this year. With you, we are on… more

Dec 19, 2012
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Spaces In-between

At BNIM, art is not a side interest. It is part of the firm’s DNA.

Architecture, in its charge to deliver both beauty and function, resides in that interstitial realm… more

Dec 12, 2012
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BNIM's Eight AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Projects

We are proud to announce that BNIM Principal, Rod Kruse, FAIA has been selected to serve on the prestigious National Jury of the the American Instititue of Architects Committee… more

Dec 12, 2012
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Paul Potash Art Opening at +1@BNIM

BNIM would like to introduce +1@BNIM, our inhouse art gallery. Continuing BNIM’s long commitment to our local arts communities, +1@BNIM aspires to become an integral participant in the San… more

Nov 30, 2012
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The Introduction that Raised the Bar on Introductions

The lecture by Tsien and Williams tonight was very special. But I have always thought their work was extraordinary. Actually that was central to their presentation; that they… more

Nov 5, 2012
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Bio-retention Rain Water Treatment – Technical Design Issues

Bio-retention rainwater treatment facilities are commonly included in projects, but do they work and what are the most common design errors?

At the 2012 American Society of Landscape Architecture National… more

Oct 30, 2012
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USA Today Story on LEED was Frank but Misleading

After an hour with Tom Frank I knew that his Special Report in USA Today last week would probably not be consistent with my view of the US Green… more

Oct 17, 2012
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Asilong CHM Secondary School: Another Story from Kenya

image above: typical Pokot landscape

A Transformational and Educational Center for regional Pokot North within the greater Asilong area.

This was the vision that was shared with us a little… more

Oct 4, 2012
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Better Block KC – First Friday Event, October 5

BNIM staffers have been working hard over the past several months helping the Downtown Neighborhood Association to organize a Better Block KC event to transform one block of Grand… more

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