There isn't a real need to compile Kendo.Mvc.dll in order to use it with ASP.NET 5.2.2 (and 5.2.3).
All you have to do is use a binding redirect in your web.config (which NuGet does automatically if you update the ASP.NET MVC reference with it):
<assemblyIdentity name="System.Web.Mvc" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" />
<bindingRedirect oldVersion="0.0.0.0-18.104.22.168" newVersion="22.214.171.124" />
Please find attached a runnable sample which utilizes this approach.
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