• A Comprehensive Approach is key to success to address complex situations that require resource development and application of professional knowledge. Scott Associates has a record of success with thorough and comprehensive solutions.
  • Architectural design can organically develop from the knowledge of the community context, including the political, social, economic and the physical environment. Scott Associates designs and plans with that knowledge made explicit to the client and the community.
  • Research and scholarship shape successful solutions by applying the best practices of current and historical solutions. Scott Associates is well recognized as an accomplished research-based firm that can meaningfully apply lessons learned.
  • Strategic thinking and organizational capacity building have been key ingredients in the successful implementation of redevelopment initiatives and the firm has demonstrated capacity in strategic planning with health care organizations and not for profit community development organizations.
  • Responsive client management and effective administration characterize the standard firm approach. And with a history of active participation in complex public-private development initiatives, Scott Associates has developed the capacity to manage competing community constituents and priorities.
  • Community progress is characterized more often by recognition of mutual benefit than by total consensus. With a recognized history of successful urban core development projects, the firm has a clear record of achieving community engagement that produces a clear and supportable course of community action.
  • Architectural Design, Urban Planning, Public Policy Analysis and Development, Strategic Planning and Urban Design are tools that can be applied when the setting is in a state of readiness. Scott Associates has a well-recognized capacity to help promote the state of readiness that can lead to dramatic change and successful transformations.
  • Successful urban redevelopment requires specializing in urban architecture, historic preservation, community planning and organization development for community development groups and institutions. In carrying out numerous multi-decade redevelopment schemes, Scott Associates has a firm command of the requirements to execute complex urban regeneration strategies.
  • Creative and responsive architectural design is founded on a clear understanding of the forces shaping the project.  Our firm has a portfolio of projects with satisfied clients who have hired us for repeated engagements.



    • City of Kansas City, MO
    • City of Kansas City, KS
    • City of Mission, KS
    • City of Pagedale, MO
    • Housing Authority of Kansas City, MO
    • Mid-America Regional Council
    • Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, MO
    • Port Authority of Kansas City, MO

    Private Sector

    • Baltimore Avenue Investors
    • Cougar Capital
    • Dromara Development
    • Foot Traffic


    • Bellefontaine Cemetery Association (St. Louis, MO)
    • Beyond Housing (St. Louis, MO)
    • Helzberg Entrepreneurial Management Program
    • Linwood Area Ministry Place
    • Connecting For Good
    • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
    • Oak Park Neighborhood Association
    • ReStart
    • Swope Community Enterprises
    • Teach For America