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KC: A Top Design City

A global hub for architecture, engineering + construction

Design in KC

Design in KC

Why KC for Design + Construction
Architectural and Engineering Firms
Employed in the KC Design Sector
$24 billion
Industry in KC
World's Power Systems are Designed by KC Companies
World's Telecommunication Systems are Designed by KC Companies
Top 10
Concentration in the U.S. for Architecture and Engineering Jobs
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Leaders in Sustainable Design

Kansas City led and continues to lead the Green Revolution in architecture.

Creating and advocating for long-term sustainable A/E/C solutions not only helps KC Heartland thrive - it ensures a better future for communities around the globe.

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The Global Center for Sports Architecture

Our legacy in sports architecture put KC on the global map for design.

KC is recognized as the No. 1 city for sports architecture - we created the gold standard for Olympic Stadiums, and nearly half of global sports architecture originates here.

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Home to the Creators & Builders

A hotspot for the world’s leading firms and greatest minds in architecture, engineering and construction, KC is home to the most headquarters of the top 25 U.S. design firms of any metro area.

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Opportunities Abound

Talent is the backbone of KC's design and construction community. Help find design solutions for complex challenges across the globe right here in KC. Discover careers. 

About KC Global Design
A collective of design firms and leaders, KC Global Design works to amplify KC Heartland as a destination for top talent in architecture, engineering and construction.