Mike Brown

Mike Brown
Director of Business Development
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P: 816-822-4245
F: 816-333-3690

Healthcare & Research Facilities that Work for You

Healthcare & Research Facilities that Work for You

More than any other industry, healthcare changes rapidly due to research and new technology.

As a provider, you face growing competition for healthcare consumers, who have more choices and are better informed than ever before. You also face the reality of ever-increasing construction costs.

The Burns & McDonnell team of architects, engineers, interior designers and consultants provide a range of services not available with any other firm. We deliver reliable, functional, energy-efficient and sustainable facilities that are flexible enough to adapt to constant change.

Design Philosophy

Our design solutions are based on the belief that architecture and engineering play a key supportive role in helping an institution achieve its mission.

At Burns & McDonnell, we focus on the needs of each individual client. There is no consistent look from one project to the next. Rather, each design responds to the special qualities of the site as well as functional needs and budget parameters. We approach each project with a fresh perspective and open mind free of any preconceptions.

Project Approach

Our project approach maximizes hands-on management, design and technical direction by principals. This structure ensures strong project management and leadership in all critical disciplines, improving communication, cost control and schedule compliance.

A project designer must understand the issues you face in today’s competitive healthcare environment. At Burns & McDonnell, we do. We deliver facilities that consider all stakeholders from patients, families and visitors to staff, physicians and researchers.

We take the lead in providing solutions that have real value and that support our clients’ objectives.Together, we create environments that are safe, promote healing and provide incentives for the professionals who deliver care.


Our Healthcare & Research Facilities Group provides integrated, full-service architecture, engineering and construction. Our design professionals listen and respond with creative, original solutions to the technical and functional challenges hospitals and healthcare facilities face. Delivering quality projects through collaboration, innovation and ingenuity is what we do best.

  • Architectural design
  • Master planning
  • Functional and space planning
  • Laboratory planning and design
  • Landscape architecture
  • Interior design
  • Feasibility studies
  • Environmental services
  • Physical and cybersecurity
  • Building information modeling
  • Communications/telemedicine
  • Sustainable design/LEED
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Structural engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Program management
  • Energy services
  • Central utility plant and combined heat and power systems