The Matt Miller Company tapped hdesigngroup as architect for the historic renovation of buildings one and five within Brick City. Renovations on the former industrial buildings began in 2007.
Building one, which opened in fall 2013, houses the main office of the MSU Department of Art and Design, the Visual Resources Collection and the Brick City Design Studio. It also accommodates studios and classrooms for multiple art and design disciplines. The fourth floor of building one houses the cooperative School of Pharmacy program of the University of Missouri–Kansas City.