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BNIM Ranked 4th in Sustainability

BNIM is ranked 25th overall among the Top 50 Architects of 2016 by Architect Magazine. This includes 4th in Sustainability, 51st in Design and 105th in Business.

Recent Results

BIM is Dead — Long Live BIM

BIM is dead.

What I really mean is that the original notion of BIM is dead, at least metaphorically speaking. BIM’s original promise was that we would work easier, be more efficient, design better, and remove our limit of the 2-D plane. However, it ended up creating shorter deadlines, larger drawing sets, and more confusing

BNIM at Greenbuild 2015: Blue is the New Green

Steve McDowell, Director of Design for BNIM, will speak about the growing complexity of water issues for architects, planners, and engineers. The panel of distinguished presenters will explore water infrastructure through case studies of current projects and policy. McDowell will use several BNIM projects to discuss the significance of water in reshaping how we think about design: the Omega Center for Sustainable Living in Rhinebeck, NY; Odum School of Ecology in Athens, GA; and BNIM's proposed headquarters in Kansas City, 1640 Baltimore. Water is the next currency and "blue" will replace "green" in our future discussions about sustainability.

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.