Kai Design (St. Louis) has hired Jake Wagoner as project architect at its St. Louis office.

Wagoner has 13 years of experience, with expertise in conceptual design layout, evidence-based design, sustainable building practices, and construction administration.

Prior to KAI, he worked as a project architect for HOK in St. Louis where he designed renovations to Saint Francis Hospital’s central sterile processing department in Tulsa, Okla., and the conceptual design for Indiana University Health’s $2 billion campus in Indianapolis. Additionally, he oversaw two mental health facility projects for the Wyoming Life Resource Center (Lander, Wy.) and Wyoming State Hospital (Evanston, Wy.).