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Five years later: solar panel data

May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018 marks the fifth anniversary of the installation of our solar roof panels. On this special occasion, we celebrate with a review five years worth of data.  (more…)

On View — eldo curates Philippe Rahm

May 7, 2018

Joining el dorado in June 2018, Hesse and our curatorial team continue to build upon our history of working with artists, arts organizations, and expanding the agency of artists in the public realm. Before joining el dorado, Hesse was Vice President of Exhibitions and Public Programs at San Francisco Art Institute. As part of our expanded practice model, he has continued to curate exhibitions and projects for San Francisco Art Institute’s Walter McBean Galleries and newly opened Fort Mason Campus. (more…)

Three new eldos, third eldo Prize

April 16, 2018

  el dorado is pleased to announce that Barrett Peterson, Alex Priest, and Tiffin Thompson have joined our team of architects, designers, curators, and fabricators. They have all moved to Kansas City from Des Moines, Omaha, and St. Louis respectively. We also welcome Eleanor Knowles from Washington University’s Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts in St. Louis as the third recipient of the eldo Prize who will start in early May. (more…)

In Loving Memory, “Big Mama”

April 9, 2018

We were deeply saddened to learn of Big Mama’s passing on March 30, and want to offer our sympathies and love to Big Mama’s family and to the many people who cherished her in Omaha and beyond. Big Mama was larger than life — both as a character, and as a deeply human friend, mentor, collaborator and champion for North Omaha. (more…)

Stacking Light Industrial in San Francisco

March 14, 2018

We are currently at work on a multi-level industrial building for the emerging economies and culture of San Francisco. Throughout the Bay Area, industrial buildings have uniquely evolved as civic places, sites for innovation, and social condensers. This project embraces a light industrial lineage and the diverse energies and communities of the Potrero Hill neighborhood through a generous civic gesture that draws from and gives life to its surroundings. The project can accommodate a range of uses — from artists studios to small scale manufacturing, from design retail to leading edge technologies — and seeks to signal the innovations within to the surrounding city. (more…)