Published in Interiors + Sources - Aug. 3, 2018
Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:38pm

Written by Asha Perez, Interior Designer at KAI

As we face challenges in our industry, we find the role we play as interior designers is significant to how we contribute to the built environment. We are leaders in our field, so as we navigate to become multifaceted designers it is important that we explore how we can enhance an interior. One way to do so is by incorporating art in design. A part of this challenge is understanding why we should include art, what type of artists we

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:08am

Name: Ryan Wilson
From: St. Louis, Missouri
College: Washington University – Saint Louis, MO
Major: Architecture and Construction Management – MS
Expected Graduation: May 2019
Department: Build
Why were you interested in

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 2:43pm

Name: Malik Simmons
From: Cahokia, Illinois
College: Harris-Stowe State University – Saint Louis, MO
Major: Accounting
Expected Graduation: May 2021
Department: Administration
Why were you interested in an internship at KAI?

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 3:39pm

KAI Design & Build proudly announces the promotion of Todd Jacobs, AIA, FHFI, LEED AP, to Director of Design.

Jacobs, who was hired in November 2016 as Vice President and Senior Project Manager, will replace Marcus Moomey, AIA, DBIA, who is moving from the Director of Design position to a new position as Director of Design-Build.

As Director of Design, Jacobs

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 1:38pm

KAI’s internship program has existed for the past several years, pulling from the region’s brightest and most qualified students and our 2018 class is no different. Our interns come from a wide variety of backgrounds and areas and even have stark differences in many of their interests, but they all share a common goal of wanting to learn as much as they are capable of within their respective departments. These brilliant minds received several weeks of hands-on training and

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 10:49am

KAI Design & Build proudly announces the promotion of Marcus Moomey, AIA, DBIA, to the new position of Director of Design-Build in KAI's Build Group.

Moomey held the position of Director of Architecture for the past three years. Vice President and Senior Project Manager Todd Jacobs, AIA, FHFI, LEED AP, has been promoted to fill Moomey's vacant position.

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 9:39am

Delux Magazine, a St. Louis-based magazine for African American professionals, has selected KAI Interior Designer Asha Perez to its inaugural list of "Women Who Inspire." The award recognizes local influential women who have demonstrated excellence in their respective fields as it relates to community involvement and engagement.

Fifty honorees named to the list w

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 1:17pm

When Alberici Corporation, a major North American construction company, moved to its LEED Platinum corporate headquarters in 2004, two of their subsidiaries—Hillsdale Fabricators and Kienlen Constructors—remained at the Hillsdale, MO office five miles away. KAI's Architecture and Interior Design teams were recently contracted by Alberici to completely renovate the outdated second floor of the Hillsdale office to provide better workspace for Hillsdale and Kienlen

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 4:01pm

The Interior Design Team at KAI Design & Build, in conjunction with ARCH Design Artwork & Framing, held a panel-style discussion, Art in Design - Session 1, on May 30 at the Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being in an effort to bridge the gap between the artist studio and corporate decision-makers.

How do we evoke an emotional response in the physical space? Art is emotion reflected on the walls. Art is personal and evokes emotion. Art can convey a

Interactive programming and design process helped KAI meet client's tight deadline
Tue, 05/29/2018 - 11:44am

 

KAI Design & Build has completed construction of St. Louis' new $8.5 million Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being -- a 21,272-square-foot facility providing meeting and office space for child advocates, civic leaders and community organizers dedicated to enhancing the well-being of at-risk children.

In March, KAI