The eldo-led KSU Design+Make Studio finished their college career with an ambitious two-week presentation tour that culminated in a presentation at AAFE’s 7th Annual Community Development Conference at NYU. The extensive tour, with stops in Kansas City, Missouri; Manhattan, Kansas; Alma, Kansas; Omaha, Nebraska; and New York City (aka The Other Manhattan), reflects the enthusiasm of a studio that never fails to impress us. And impress others, as it seems. The studio was recently awarded a Kremer Prize honorable mention, an award that recognizes excellence in collaborative design for students in their final year at Kansas State University. (more...)
We’re excited to be a part of the reworking of Seaton Hall, Kansas State University’s College of Architecture, Planning & Design (APDesign). A comprehensive team led by BNIM, Ennead, and Confluence were selected earlier this month, following a two-part interview process with both APDesign and the State of Kansas. el dorado was chosen to assist the team on the project, and we couldn't be more honored. (more...)
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We're on the hunt for some new eldos. If you're passionate about architecture, and interested in a rigorous but rewarding office culture, you might be a good fit for el dorado inc. Interested candidates should read the overall experience level required, and check out the job description below. (more...)
The Awards Ceremony for the 2014 Urban Land Institute Developments of Distinction Program was on April 29th at Faultless Starch in the West Bottoms. Out of 100 entries, four projects were selected to receive awards--and one of those four was the Johnson County Justice Annex. We were honored to attend the ceremony and receive the award along with Joe Waters and David Schaecher from Johnson County Facilities, and Greg Sikora of The Weitz Company. (more...)
Last Friday we opened our doors to all of Wichita for our satellite office’s inaugural party. The open house, which corresponded with the city’s Final Friday activities, was our way of thanking everyone for the warm reception they’ve shown us since moving into the new digs. In typical housewarming fashion, pies were exchanged. And in typical eldo fashion, drinks were also exchanged. With pies in the window and art on the walls, we enticed a record number of people into our space and had a blast meeting everyone. (more...)