Announcing Key Staff in Landscape Architecture and Higher Education Laboratory Design

BNIM is expanding expertise in Landscape Architecture and Higher Education Laboratory Design with the addition of two new hires:

Director of Design for Landscape Architecture

Rob Gray joins BNIM as Director of Design for Landscape Architecture. Rob has a broad range of experience spanning the fields of planning and landscape architecture that includes community and campus planning, healthcare, public parks, botanical and zoological gardens, and entertainment design. He experience with multiple project typologies has exposed his keen design leadership across multiple facets of the built environment and public realm.    

He approaches sustainability as an integrated aspect of design and develops innovative solutions that place strong emphasis on both the articulation and performance of sustainable practices in the built environment. Previous project experience includes the Uptown Normal Redevelopment in Normal, Illinois, Lincoln Park Zoo Master Plan in Chicago, the McGovern Centennial Gardens in Houston and the master planning and design of LEGOLAND Theme Parks in Japan, Dubai, Denmark and Florida.  


Hadley Stolte, AIA
Laboratory Planner | Architecture  

Hadley Stolte strengthens BNIM’s Laboratory Planning expertise with his extensive experience in research and instructional facility design for higher education clients. His focus on a holistic process allows him to lead programming and planning efforts as well as develop solutions to the specialized issues and requirements that arise with the design of world class research space. His projects focus on flexible and adaptable designs that respond to the rapid pace and changing nature of science and technology research while also addressing issues of environmental control and the technical requirements and equipment that are integral to the design.  

Stolte has completed work on a variety of campuses including University of Kansas, University of Missouri Science and Technology and University of Nebraska in Lincoln as well as the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is a frequent guest critic for Kansas State University and University of Kansas architecture studios and serves on the AIA Kansas Board.