DRAW Architecture + Urban Design principal, Ryan Warman, uses his technical and aesthetic approach to create beautiful, functional and sustainable work that changes the way people live.
Dedicated to understanding the technical aspects of architecture, Ryan is well versed in the latest innovations, having mastered Revit and BIM strategies of project delivery. He is the first architect to become a Certified Passive House Consultant in the Kansas City metro area. His expertise on construction and material science brings a level of realism to any design project, and his hands-on creative approach ensures this realism results in the creation of inspiring, livable spaces.
With a broad range of project experience, Ryan has worked on many award winning community facilities throughout the area for municipal and state owners. He was the lead architect on the Timber Creek Hearth House, a spiritual retreat center located in rural Missouri that is planning to incorporate many environmental design principals including geothermal mechanical system and solar hot water heating. He was responsible for the technical and aesthetic development of the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center in Kansas City, Missouri and was the lead designer on The Watershed Center (both while with the firm BNIM); both of these projects meet program needs to create functional community amenities while using ground breaking sustainable design approaches.
As a leading member of the local USGBC Green Schools committee, Ryan is worked with local educational facilities to find economical ways to enhance the efficiency and operations of their buildings. In 2012, Ryan served as AIA Missouri President and was named Architect of the Year by the American Institute of Architects Kansas City Board Members.