Kyra Stark

Kyra Stark

Kansas City, MO, US



Auburn University Rural Studio Alumni

Passionate Emerging Designer, Community Advocate, and Leader



BNIM, Kansas City, MO, US, Design Intern

Created urban planning diagrams for the Kansas City, Missouri Central Business District, worked on design development of a multi-family housing project in a
redeveloping neighborhood in Kansas City, Kansas, built model for Downtown YMCA, and made historic renovation drawings of Jackson County Courthouse.

May 2019 - Aug 2019

Auburn University, Auburn, AL, US, Undergraduate Research Fellow

Research explored how to incorporate Studio and Environmental Controls classes as well as how to teach passive design strategies to students at a basic level.

May 2018 - May 2019

Multistudio, Kansas City, MO, US, Design Intern

Engaged on space planning and interiors for a parent focused co-working space. Built models and created graphics for a dining hall and gym for a local school.

May 2018 - Aug 2018

DESIGNhabitat, Auburn, AL, US, Design Intern

Designed Habitat for Humanity prototype housing. The single-family homes were for low-income and aging in place residents in Birmingham, AL.

May 2017 - Jul 2017


Auburn University/Rural Studio, Newbern, AL, US, Design-Build Thesis

Community-oriented design-build team project, Hale County Hospital Courtyard 2, researched and explored rural health, physical therapy, community engagement, and landscape architecture.

Aug 2019 - May 2020

Auburn University: College of Architecture, Design & Construction, Auburn, AL, US, BArch, Architecture

NAAB-Accredited Professional Degree
Summa Cum Laude–3.85 GPA
Study Abroad: Aarhus School of Architecture

Aug 2015 - May 2020


Bill & Fred Renneker Scholarship, Scholarship


Research Symposium Presentation Award, Honorable Mention


Spire Competition Finalist, Honorable Mention


Frank J. Sindelar Scholarship, Scholarship


Rural Studio Chair Award, 1st Place


Auburn University Presidential Scholarship, Scholarship


Areas of Specialization