KAI Announces New Director of Architecture, Michael D. Voit, AIA

KAI recently welcomed Michael D. Voit, AIA, to the firm as Director of Architecture. Voit, a Texas-based architect, brings a diverse experience creating spaces where people learn, play and pray. “Michael’s portfolio of projects fits perfectly into the work we’re doing here,” says Michael B. Kennedy, President of KAI.

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“We basically created super teams of people with very few weaknesses.”
KAI Design & Build’s Michael B. Kennedy on how building design can benefit from business acumen—and vice versa

Looking back on his childhood, Michael B. Kennedy can still recall watching his father design projects in the basement of their family home. In 1980, when Kennedy was just three years old, his father started what would become KAI Design & Build, a leading architecture and construction firm based in St. Louis that was making LEED-certifiable buildings before the USGBC emerged. Kennedy is now president of KAI Design & Build and uses his background in business to foster a company culture emphasizing communication and collaboration. 

Green and the New Normal

by Nathan Rauh, AIA, LEED AP'Green building' is no longer a fresh or novel approach to projects. Instead, the pursuit of environmentally responsible and energy-efficient operations is maturing into standard practice.

Pioneering Green Mixed-Income Project Underway in St. Louis
Multi-Housing News Online

St. Louis–Construction has commenced on Arlington Grove in St. Louis, and the 112-unit mixed-income residential redevelopment may very well become the spark that will ignite a green trend in the creation of properties that unite low-income and market-rate units under one roof.

St. Louis Community College, Harrison Education Center
College Planning and Management

Harrison Education Center has an article in the Novemeber 2010 issue of College Planning and Management. To read the article, click here, or download the PDF below.

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