Joe Keal

Joe Keal

Principal

(913) 620-0251

Joe Keal, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB | Higher Education Market Leader

For over 20 years, Keal has led the award-winning and sustainability-focused design of higher education, institutional, cultural, and performing arts, adaptive reuse/historic preservation, corporate workplace, civic, and mixed-use development projects. Some of his most noteworthy projects include the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University; the renovation and expansion of Seaton Hall and Seaton Court at Kansas State University; the renovation and expansion of McCain Auditorium at Kansas State University; and the Zhou B Arts Center in Kansas City, Missouri, all completed while he was working at BNIM.

He has served as an adjunct professor in the School of Architecture and Design at the University of Kansas and presented or guest lectured nationally on sustainable + integrated design, future-focused higher education environments, arts + cultural spaces, design for community resiliency, and net-zero design.