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Lawrence Arts Center Wins Grant

June 26, 2014

The Lawrence Arts Center was awarded a $500,000 grant from ArtPlace America to reimagine Ninth Street east of downtown in Lawrence, Kansas. The project titled “Free State Boulevard: From the Studio to the Streets” will connect the Lawrence Arts Center and downtown to an emerging grassroots arts movement located six blocks east of Massachusetts Street in the recently established Warehouse Arts District. (more...)

Prairie Logic Performance Wednesday

June 16, 2014

This summer and fall, three performances will take place at Prairie Logic, the public art installation we completed with Janet Zweig, on the sixth floor parking garage roof just north of Cosentino’s Downtown Market, south of 12th Street, between Main and Walnut. The first performance, by Paul Rudy, will be held on June 18 between 5:30 and 8:00 p.m. (more...)

A D-Day Remembrance

June 6, 2014

Seventy years ago—6 June, 1944, a US-led landing force of over 150,000 soldiers crossed the English Channel and launched an offensive that would eventually result in the end of the European War in the spring of the following year. More than 9,000 of those that made the journey lost their lives on that day. (more...)

KSU Design+Make Studio Wrap Up

May 23, 2014

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...)

Seaton Hall Design Team Announced

May 14, 2014

  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...)