Core Competencies


Weaving together beauty, function and permanence, great design captures imaginations, transforms organizations and brings return on capital investments.

Design reinvigorates, reinvents and conserves resources. KMBD cultivates the power of design through talent, experience, technical expertise and innovative processes. We place design at the heart of all our thinking and work.

We Are Partners in Business

Client-focused and value-driven, KMBD applies sound business practices and respects the financial objectives of our clients. We deliver targeted outcomes based on economy, function and aesthetics, and we accomplish this through effective communication, innovative design services, intensive process planning and stakeholder collaboration.

We Value Learning

We create the structure and environment for learning to continually transform our organization. We thrive in a learning environment that attracts and challenges our talent. We generate and share our research through partnership with universities, agencies and think tanks to accelerate the transfer of ideas, improve outcomes and better prepare for the future.

We Promote Diversity

Diversity is critical to delivering professional services as worldwide thought leaders. Our diversity enables us to relate to each other through deeper understanding of our cultural, emotional, physical and psychological needs. As we work around the globe, we strategically develop collaborative teams that communicate more effectively while inspiring innovative solutions with unique perspectives.

We Protect Our Environment

To sustain quality of life for today and for the future, KMBD is committed to conserving and protecting our environment. We recognize that sustainable knowledge and practices give us value in the marketplace, open up new opportunities for revenue growth and enhance KMBD as the firm of choice. We are dedicated to good stewardship of the Earth’s resources while acting responsibly to our neighbors and for generations to come.

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