Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:50am

KAI Design & Build proudly announces the addition of Michael Hein, AIA, PMP, as Chief Integration Officer.

In his new role as the firm's Chief Integration Officer, Hein will work closely with KAI President Michael Kennedy, Jr. to drive the firm's strategic initiatives, plus work to incorporate the highest level of efficiency in terms of communication and

By: KAI Art Director Kennedy Yanko
Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:21pm

A central art piece affirms the aesthetic for an entire space, offering itself as the sought-after, picture-finishing puzzle piece. It ensures that those in its proximity are engaged, functioning at their most cerebral. At least, that’s what art has the potential to inspire.

When designing an office or other interior space, choose artwork that speaks to you and elicits

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 3:29pm

KAI Design & Build announces the hiring of three new employees:

  • Tom Graff of Edwardsville, IL as Construction Inspector. Graff comes to KAI with 19 years of industry experience. He has a Bachelor of Science in GIS/Environmental Planning from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL.
Tue, 09/26/2017 - 11:39am

Interior design is an exciting, ever evolving industry that combines forward thinking, artistic expression and functionality. KAI proudly introduces its new Interior Design Team, an embodiment of all these important elements and backed by more than 60 years of combined experience.

Through its unique Visionary

Interior Design Team launches initiative to incorporate more art in their projects
Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:49am

KAI Design & Build and its Interior Design Team have launched an initiative to support the art community by incorporating work from artists around the country into their design projects. To facilitate the effort, KAI has hired New York City artist and St. Louis native Kennedy Yanko as Art Director.

Yanko will work with KAI's

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 1:41pm

When natural disasters occur, like recent Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which left a trail of devastation across eastern Texas and Florida, hiring a contractor with disaster relief experience is key to getting public utilities and businesses back up and running quickly, with minimal disruption to customers.gg

KAI Design & Build, with

KAI provided architecture, MEP engineering and interior design on the project
Fri, 07/21/2017 - 2:49pm

KAI recently celebrated the grand opening of the Lacy Clay Center for Children’s Health in St. Louis, MO. KAI provided architecture, MEP engineering and interior design on the $6 million project.

Located at 5647 Delmar Blvd., the new 18,000-square-foot facility provides behavioral health, clinical and counseling support to

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 3:22pm

KAI is busy designing and constructing the two-story, 21,272-square-foot Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being at 1000 North Vandeventer in St. Louis' Grand Center Arts District. The project, with a $6.1 million design and construction cost, will include a chapel, space for community gathering, meeting rooms, and offices for grantmakers, a child advocacy organization and a youth services provider. Construction of the facility is expected to be completed in early winter 2017.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 2:32pm

KAI Chairman and CEO Michael E. Kennedy and Director of Architecture Marcus Moomey recently attended the groundbreaking event for the new light rail Metrolink station at the Cortex Innovation District in St. Louis City, MO. The station was designed by KAI as a sub-consultant to HNTB.

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 1:24pm

KAI has been selected as the architect on a $52 million addition and renovation project for South Oak Cliff High School in Dallas, TX. With the design phase nearing completion, construction is expected to begin in Fall 2017.

KAI is providing programming/planning, architecture, interior design, community engagement, project management and construction administration on the