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WE EMPOWER OUR TEAM, OUR CLIENTS AND COMMUNITIES THROUGH REWARDING EXPERIENCES AND INSPIRING LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

WE EMPOWER OUR TEAM, OUR CLIENTS AND COMMUNITIES THROUGH REWARDING EXPERIENCES AND INSPIRING LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

ABOUT HOLLIS + MILLER

The fires of creativity and innovation don’t light themselves. It’s a single spark – one simple idea – that can shape a young mind, that inspires learning that goes beyond the classroom. You have a vision for education, and we see it, too. We’ll provide the leadership and the roadmap to bring that vision to life.

Founded in 1950, Hollis + Miller is an integrated architecture firm that’s not only fluent in the language of education but designs the future of learning environments. Public, private, K-12 and higher education, we serve as an extension of your team as we create custom, research-backed designs and solutions—delivered on schedule and on budget, and with the same personal passion you bring to the classroom every day.

We’re listeners and collaborators, team-builders and project managers—working to elevate not only the school but the community as a whole. As educators, you nurture new ideas and ignite that spark in students every day; as designers, we’ll work with you to build the ideal space for that spark to grow.

ABOUT HOLLIS + MILLER
The fires of creativity and innovation don’t light themselves. It’s a single spark – one simple idea – that can shape a young mind, that inspires learning that goes beyond the classroom. You have a vision for education, and we see it, too. We’ll provide the leadership and the roadmap to bring that vision to life.

Founded in 1950, Hollis + Miller is an integrated architecture firm that’s not only fluent in the language of education but designs the future of learning environments. Public, private, K-12 and higher education, we serve as an extension of your team as we create custom, research-backed designs and solutions—delivered on schedule and on budget, and with the same personal passion you bring to the classroom every day.

We’re listeners and collaborators, team-builders and project managers—working to elevate not only the school but the community as a whole. As educators, you nurture new ideas and ignite that spark in students every day; as designers, we’ll work with you to build the ideal space for that spark to grow.

WE EMPOWER OUR TEAM, OUR CLIENTS AND COMMUNITIES THROUGH REWARDING EXPERIENCES AND INSPIRING LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS.

ABOUT HOLLIS + MILLER
Hollis + Miller Architects is an integrated architectural firm focused on designing the future of learning environments. One hundred team members represent values the firm has held for nearly 70 years.

Every individual is committed to providing inspiring environments for life-long learners and cultivating their reputation for delivering creative, research-based design and empowering communities to shape their futures.

we empower our team, our clients and communities through rewarding experiences and inspiring learning environments.

ABOUT HOLLIS + MILLER

Hollis + Miller Architects is an integrated architectural firm focused on designing the future of learning environments. One hundred team members represent values the firm has held for nearly 70 years.

Every individual is committed to providing inspiring environments for life-long learners and cultivating their reputation for delivering creative, research-based design and empowering communities to shape their futures.

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Leadership

  • Justin Durham
    Justin Durham
    Partner
  • Kevin Nelson
    Kevin Nelson
    Partner
  • Greg Porter
    Greg Porter
    Partner
  • Ryan Walters
    Ryan Walters
    Partner

HISTORY

1950
Hollis + Miller Architects was founded in Kansas City by Don and Bob Hollis and Dave Miller.
2000
The Hollis + Miller Foundation began its purpose of extending the love and support of the Hollis + Miller family into the community around us. Our team continues this mission by regularly volunteering at Ronald McDonald House and the 18th & Broadway Community Garden, among many other organizations.
2010
Design U, Hollis + Miller’s internal continuing education program, was born from discussion at Hollis + Miller’s annual all-office retreat. It continues to provide opportunities for our team to grow and learn from each other and our peers.
2013
Olathe School District’s Heritage Elementary School was the first recipient of Hollis + Miller’s Learnscape initiative – a philanthropic effort, in which our team donates the design and construction of an outdoor classroom to an area school each year.
2015
Hollis + Miller Architects officially expanded its reach into Colorado, opening our office in Castle Rock – just outside Denver. This expansion allows us to extend our impact into Colorado communities.
2016
The Overland Park, Kansas, and Lee’s Summit, Missouri, offices merged into one office located in the historic Corrigan Station building in the Crossroads District of Kansas City, Missouri.

HISTORY

1950
Hollis + Miller Architects was founded in Kansas City by Don and Bob Hollis and Dave Miller.
2000
The Hollis + Miller Foundation began its purpose of extending the love and support of the Hollis + Miller family into the community around us. Our team continues this mission by regularly volunteering at Ronald McDonald House and the 18th & Broadway Community Garden, among many other organizations.
2010
2010
Design U, Hollis + Miller’s internal continuing education program, was born from discussion at Hollis + Miller’s annual all-office retreat. It continues to provide opportunities for our team to grow and learn from each other and our peers.
2013
Olathe School District’s Heritage Elementary School was the first recipient of Hollis + Miller’s Learnscape initiative – a philanthropic effort, in which our team donates the design and construction of an outdoor classroom to an area school each year.
2015
Hollis + Miller Architects officially expanded its reach into Colorado, opening our office in Castle Rock – just outside Denver. This expansion allows us to extend our impact into Colorado communities.
2016
The Overland Park, Kansas, and Lee’s Summit, Missouri, offices merged into one office located in the historic Corrigan Station building in the Crossroads District of Kansas City, Missouri.

Leadership

  • Justin Durham
    Justin Durham
    Partner
  • Kevin Nelson
    Kevin Nelson
    Partner
  • Greg Porter
    Greg Porter
    Partner
  • Ryan Walters
    Ryan Walters
    Partner

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND PARTNERS

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  • Historical day for  @PlatteCountyR3  breaking ground on the new middle school! We are so excited to help partner in b… https://t.co/CkaxZaRRWD 6 days ago
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Justin Durham
Partner

Justin pulls on his boots and gets to work.

He spends a lot of time on site, up close and personal with the facilities we design. He’s never one to shy away from a challenge. Whether it’s a tricky renovation project or the construction of our new office, Justin tackles it head on, without hesitation. He employs this experience and insight to be the greatest advocate and champion for our educational partners. He really does rock those cowboy boots, too.

Kevin Nelson
Partner

Kevin is always on the move.

Whether he’s off to a design charrette, school board meeting or his daughter’s dance class, Kevin doesn’t slow down. But, he’s got a knack for giving those around him his full and undivided attention. It’s this never-ending empathy and compassion that makes him a remarkable Partner, putting our educational partners first and inspiring our design teams to do the same.

Greg Porter
Partner

Greg is all about innovation.

He spent three months traveling around the country learning all he could about digital fabrication and then came back and got everyone in the office excited about it. He loves finding ways to integrate traditional methods with innovative strategies. As a Partner in our Colorado office, Greg works with clients and design teams to find innovative solutions. He’s also got a home workshop most craftsmen would drool over.

Ryan Walters
Partner

Ryan cares about wellness.

He doesn’t just care about his own or his family’s, but rather the wellness of the students and communities we serve, as well as the world around us. So, it was fitting that he would craft sustainable design standards for the firm. As a Partner, Ryan leads project teams to think about the health and comfort of the learners in the environments we design. If you’ve ever wanted to know about the psychology of wellness, Ryan’s also got a degree in that.

Justin Durham
Partner

Justin pulls on his boots and gets to work.

He spends a lot of time on site, up close and personal with the facilities we design. He’s never one to shy away from a challenge. Whether it’s a tricky renovation project or the construction of our new office, Justin tackles it head on, without hesitation. He employs this experience and insight to be the greatest advocate and champion for our educational partners. He really does rock those cowboy boots, too.

Kevin Nelson
Partner

Kevin is always on the move.

Whether he’s off to a design charrette, school board meeting or his daughter’s dance class, Kevin doesn’t slow down. But, he’s got a knack for giving those around him his full and undivided attention. It’s this never-ending empathy and compassion that makes him a remarkable Partner, putting our educational partners first and inspiring our design teams to do the same.

Greg Porter
Partner

Greg is all about innovation.

He spent three months traveling around the country learning all he could about digital fabrication and then came back and got everyone in the office excited about it. He loves finding ways to integrate traditional methods with innovative strategies. As a Partner in our Colorado office, Greg works with clients and design teams to find innovative solutions. He’s also got a home workshop most craftsmen would drool over.

Ryan Walters
Partner

Ryan cares about wellness.

He doesn’t just care about his own or his family’s, but rather the wellness of the students and communities we serve, as well as the world around us. So, it was fitting that he would craft sustainable design standards for the firm. As a Partner, Ryan leads project teams to think about the health and comfort of the learners in the environments we design. If you’ve ever wanted to know about the psychology of wellness, Ryan’s also got a degree in that.