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Insight and News

29
Nov

KZF Design Expands Firm Ownership

KZF Design announces addition of 11 new owners from the company’s existing core management team. (CINCINNATI, OH, Nov. 29, 2017) — KZF Design President & CEO Robert Steele announced today that the 65-person architecture, engineering, interiors and planning firm has added 11 new owners, all of whom are from the company’s existing core management team. …

28
Nov

Don’t miss the Future Leaders of OTR Holiday Home Tour!

KZF Design is a proud supporter and sponsor of Future Leaders of OTR and their Holiday Home Tour event! Join us for the 4th annual Over-the-Rhine Holiday Home Tour in Cincinnati! The Holiday Home Tour is a self-paced walking tour of beautiful homes in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati. Participants will get an exclusive look …

27
Nov

Giving Back: 3rd Annual KZF Blood Drive

On Wednesday, January 3, 2018, we are hosting our third annual blood drive with the Hoxworth Blood Center. The last two events were a huge success with more 20 employees, family members and clients stepping up as blood donors. But this time, we’ve challenged ourselves to get 60 people to participate – so we’re asking for help …

22
Nov

ODNR Dedicates Little Miami Trail Improvements

ODNR Director, Jim Zehringer, led a dedication ceremony for the recently completed trail improvements in early November in Loveland's Nisbet Park. Jon Wiley, Director of KZF Design's Transportation Group, was in attendance on November 6, 2017. KZF Design has been working with ODNR on a 53-mile master plan for the maintenance and improvement of Little Miami Trail Master ...
21
Nov

Five Strategies to Improve Wellness in the Workplace

Wellness in the workplace is an idea that has been around for decades, and with good reason. Many sources, including the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Harvard Business Review) cite workplace wellness programs have been shown to prevent risk of serious disease to the participants. Not only does this promote healthier and more productive employees, …

17
Oct

Hipster Overlay Districts? For Real?

Tomorrow, KZF will host the APA Cincinnati Section for a brown-bag lunch and education session focused on “The Hispter Overlay District,” discussing how zoning and the hipster culture have converged to enliven and program once unlively places. Tattoos, car-free living, dog parks, food trucks, bike sharing, popup spaces, storefront marijuana, farmers markets…Are these part of your community’s plans? …

6
Oct

Stop by and say “hi” at OTEC!

Visit us at booth # 203 from October 10–11 at the Ohio Transportation Engineering Conference (OTEC) in Columbus! See how our talented engineers, designers and planners are helping communities design a better future: Roads and Bridges Parks and riverfronts Bike and Pedestrian facilities Community infrastructure Allow me to introduce our team members and let’s discuss how …

29
Sep

KZF helps AMIG renovate Customer Service Area

Newly-designed facilities promote employee collaboration and career development. KZF Design and American Modern Insurance Group (AMIG) are celebrating the newly-renovated Customer Service Operations floor at its Amelia, Ohio campus. The $1.8M upgrade encompasses 30,385 SF of space, designed with sustainability and employee wellness in mind. “It was our priority to design a more vibrant and …

26
Sep

KZF ranked top Architecture/Engineering Firm in the US

For the sixth year in a row, KZF Design has been ranked among the nation’s 100 largest architecture/engineering firms in the US, according to Building Design+Construction’s 2017 Giants 300 Report. We are proud to offer national design expertise with a local level of service from Cincinnati as our staff of 60+ design professionals help our clients design a …