Urban North opens first residential development of LEED houses

Urban North, a new residential development now under construction, has set high standards for energy-efficient, sustainable single-family housing.

The Northland subdivision is expected to be the area’s first new development where all homes meet Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification and receive the ENERGY STAR for New Homes rating certification administered by the U.S. […]

September 9th, 2015|Architecture, Energy Efficiency, LEED|3 Comments

Tour a tiny house

Tour a solar-powered tiny house, learn about grey water recycling and sample local food at the Tiny House Party on on Saturday, August 29.

The Tiny House Collective, Bridging the Gap and Epic Cleaning are hosting the event on the patio of Whole Foods, 7401 W. 91st. St., Overland Park, KS. The Tiny House Collective Kansas […]

August 26th, 2015|Architecture, Event, Renewable Energy|0 Comments

KC honors local sustainability leader

By Tina Moessner

BNIM is changing the landscape in Kansas City and globally with its award-winning sustainable architecture. The leaders behind BNIM have a vision of architecture that goes beyond form and function – it envelops sustainability.

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce awarded BNIM the 2015 Small Business Award of the Year – the […]

May 20th, 2015|Architecture, LEED, Renewable Energy, Sustainability|0 Comments

Bob Berkebile of BNIM wins $50,000 Hanley Award

The Hanley Foundation and Hanley Wood announced that architect Bob Berkebile, FAIA, the “B” in the Kansas City-based firm BNIM, has been selected as the 2014 recipient of The Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainability. With its $50,000 purse, the Hanley Award is the largest annual award for sustainability in the built environment.

The program […]

October 21st, 2014|Architecture, Press Releases, Sustainability|0 Comments