Kia Motors’ U.S. Corporate Campus Honored With “Good Design is Good Business Award” By Architectural Record

IRVINE, Calif., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Kia Motors America (KMA), the fastest-growing car company in the United States(1), celebrates another prestigious architectural accolade, as the KMA Corporate Headquarters and state-of-the-art Kia Design Center America (KDCA) in Irvine, California have been honored with the “Good Design is Good Business Award” by Architectural Record. In its 15th year, the award celebrates architecture as a vehicle to enhance the company’s bottom line and the architect/client collaborations responsible for them that prioritize quality of life, community outreach and sustainability to achieve their goals. Judging parameters included sustainability, work environment, employee recruitment, retention, performance and productivity, branding, culture, development of new work tools, and space for amenities like exercise facilities. As part of the honor, Kia’s corporate campus will be featured in the May issue of Architectural Record.   To read full article: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/kia-motors-us-corporate-campus-honored-with-good-design-is-good-business-award-by-architectural-record-2012-04-30?reflink=MW_news_stmp