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

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 4:25pm

As February marks Black History Month, minority-owned KAI reflects on one of its most meaningful recent projects - the Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation and Aquatic Center in Atlanta, GA.

Opened in October 2017, the $24 million facility, designed by KAI in partnership with architectural firm Perkins+Will, features a

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 5:56pm

Omaha Public Schools selected KAI to provide architecture and interior design for two additions and renovations to its existing Northwest High Magnet School in Omaha, NE. Originally constructed in 1971, Northwest High School is the newest of the school district's seven high schools.

The first addition is a 9,750-square-foot, multipurpose physical education space located

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:40am

KAI has strengthened its commitment to workplace safety with the addition of Steve Richardson of as Corporate Safety Director.

As KAI's Corporate Safety Director, Richardson will work with the entire KAI team to develop, manage and nurture a "Construction Design and Build Safety Program" based on leading edge performance

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 2:37pm

The Engineering Department at KAI tapped its extensive recreational facility experience to help build The LINC Recreation & Wellness Center in Jefferson City, MO.

A collaborative project between Lincoln University and the City of Jefferson - Parks, Recreation and Forestry, the $11 million facility is cooperatively managed by both entities and

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 2:36pm

KAI 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 CEO Michael Kennedy, Jr. to drive the firm's strategic initiatives, plus work to incorporate the highest level of efficiency in terms of communication and operating systems within the company

By: KAI Art Director Kennedy Yanko
Mon, 11/13/2017 - 1:23pm

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

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 2:11pm

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 Process, KAI's