KC Global Design is positioning Kansas City as a global center of excellence and a destination for talent in architecture, engineering and design technology. The initiative is driven by the goals of KC Rising and a collective mission to create and build a better world and a better community for everyone. The desired result for our KC region is a sustainable workforce pipeline, renown status as a global destination for industry expertise and innovation and to create a more robust industry concentration.

The Kansas City region is home to one of the top five largest concentrations of architecture and engineering employment in the U.S. KC is the place where tremendous creativity emanates, making us a design hub for the world.