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eldo Wichita Open House

April 30, 2014

  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...)

Camp Prairie Schooner on Architizer

April 24, 2014

We've always liked the online architectural database Architizer, and are pleased that they just published the Girl Scouts Camp Prairie Schooner project. Once again, hats off to the eldos (and consultants) that contributed to the project, and to the Girl Scouts for having the vision to build something fresh and vibrant for the campers. (more...)

Construction Continues on The LUX

April 21, 2014

Construction on The LUX steadily makes its way up.  We finished phase two of the rooftop fab installation while construction inside moved from the fifth floor to the sixth.  With the sixth floor targeted for completion by the end of April, we have just two floors to go. (more...)

Prairie Logic 2014: A Call for Performers

April 16, 2014

The Municipal Arts Commission of Kansas City is sponsoring four events in the summer and fall of 2014 to activate Prairie Logic—the unique rooftop public art installation and performance space we completed with Janet Zweig. We are seeking proposals for all types of performances and presentations: music, dance, theater, poetry, puppetry, children’s shows, educational presentations, llama wrestling—we’re open to all sorts of ideas, provided they are inspired and Prairie Logical. (more...)

Shop Tutorial

April 11, 2014

For eighteen years now, we have been exploring the relationship between designing and making. This ongoing dialogue has resulted in the fabrication and installation of well-crafted components on well over 200 of our architectural projects—from furniture systems and handrails to full-scale boxcars. (more...)