Inspiring groundbreaking ceremony held on Sept. 13
Tue, 09/18/2018 - 7:26pm

The sun was shining and so were the spirits of all who gathered to break ground on Sept. 13 for the new Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis Teen Center of Excellence in Ferguson, MO. The event marked a time of renewal for the area which gained national attention in 2014 for violent protests following the fatal police shooting of teen Michael Brown.

Their Importance in Educational Design and Construction
Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:13pm

Check out the recent article published in The Network by KAI Texas President and COO Darren James that focuses on the Well Building Standard and Living Building Challenge and their importance in educational design and construction.

Published in Interiors + Sources - Aug. 3, 2018
Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:47pm

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

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 4:16pm

KAI 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 will provide overall

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 10:19am

KAI 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.

In his new role,

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:40am

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

Fifty honorees named to the

Interactive programming and design process helped KAI meet client's tight deadline
Tue, 05/29/2018 - 11:56am

KAI 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 received a 2018 Building St. Louis Award for the

Impoverished Community Designated by President Obama for Promise Zone Initiative
Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:54am

Once a thriving, predominately African-American community, the Eastside of San Antonio, TX has seen its share of hard times. Through the efforts of local civic leaders, organizations and businesses, like KAI Texas, the underserved neighborhood is making a comeback.

In 2014, President Barack Obama announced the selection of the Eastside of San Antonio as one of the first five Promise Zones, a national place-based initiative designed to revitalize distressed neighborhoods through job

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 1:58pm

KAI proudly announces the addition of architect Veronica Castro de Barrera, AIA, LEED AP, as Transit Studio Leader in its Dallas, TX office.

"Veronica, as the leader of the Transit Group, seeks to bring her expertise, love and compassion for mobility solutions to KAI as we look to serve transit-focused clients nationally," said Darren James, AIA,

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:40am

KAI has expanded its Marketing Department with the addition of new hire Daniel Poole as Director of Marketing and Michelle Gray as Senior Marketing Coordinator. Ashley Mensinger and Kristina Glassl were also promoted within the department.

New Hires

Daniel Poole, Director of Marketing (pictured third from left) - Poole