BNIM earned three American Architecture Awards from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. These three projects—American Enterprise Group National Headquarters Renovation, Pacific Center Campus Development, and University of Iowa Visual Arts Building (with Steven Holl Architects)—represented the best in American-designed new works of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design/planning. MORE
BNIM was honored with several award as the IIDA Mid American Chapter hosted the Mid America Design Awards (MADA): Westport Presbyterian Church was honored with a Gold Award for Restoration/Renovation and was also named "Best in Show;" Pacific Center Campus Development won a Gold Award in the Corporate, Large category; and University of Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3) won a Gold Award for in the Education, Research category.
The North Kansas City School District selected BNIM’s multidisciplinary team of architects, planners, landscape architects, and interior designers to transform its beloved North Kansas City High School into an innovative, modern learning environment. To create an educational experience that supports the next generation of students, the new North Kansas City High School will be deeply rooted in pedagogy, flexibility, and sustainability. Space changes will reflect these attributes through an increase in accessibility, community, and gathering space. The school will also receive large-scale infrastructural updates in an effort to create equitable campus facilities, spaces and resources, as compared to similar-scale regional and district high schools.
Ten years ago, an F5 tornado destroyed more than 90% of Greensburg, Kansas. Following the disaster, Governor Sebelius and the AIA contacted BNIM to assist in rebuilding and recovery due to our history of helping communities in the wake of natural disasters.