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2017 SEED Award

February 21, 2017

In late January, the reStart Housing project in Kansas City was named a 2017 SEED Design Award honorable mention winner. Selected for excellence in Public Interest Design through a competitive jury process, reStart was recognized among projects in Bolivia, Ecuador, Ghana, Nepal, Palestine, South Africa, and the UK. The international competition was hosted by Design Corps, the Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) Network, designbuildXchange Network and Live Projects Network, in collaboration with the Center for Public Interest Design. (more…)

eldo designs new housing in Lawrence

February 2, 2017

During the past 10 years, a series of adaptive re-use projects in Warehouse Arts District of East Lawrence has hosted an organic mix of creative businesses, light industrial uses, artist studios, incubation spaces and galleries. Its industrial urban fabric and contemporary vibe serves as an extension to the eclectic neighborhood culture of East Lawrence and is a perfect compliment to Massachusetts Street, Lawrence’s longstanding historic business corridor seven blocks to the west. The Warehouse Arts District hosts a new generation of entrepreneurship-- a vibrant blend of local artists, thinkers and makers that will do their part in shaping the cultural terrain of Lawrence in the years to come. (more…)

Accelerator takes shape in North Omaha

December 13, 2016

We have the pedal to the metal as the Accelerator is quickly emerging from the ground, anchoring Highlander, a 30-acre purpose-built community that underscores innovation in affordable housing and community planning in North Omaha, Nebraska. The Accelerator is a new generation of “community center” that will provide the Highlander community and North Omaha with gathering spaces, local cuisine, business incubation, urban agriculture and educational services. (more…)

eldo hires

December 5, 2016

We're looking for a few good folks to join our ranks this winter. If you’re passionate about architecture and interested in a rigorous, rewarding office culture, come on. Interested candidates should submit a resume and portfolio to Monica Allen at: [email protected] with a subject line reading [Position] Candidate Response [your last name]. Please, no phone calls or drop-ins. (more…)

AIA KC Design Excellence Awards

November 16, 2016

el dorado was thrilled to have three projects recognized in the annual AIA Kansas City Design Excellence Awards last week. The Shelton Marshall Residence won a merit award in the small architecture category, reStart Housing won a citation award in the medium architecture category and Chipotle 3.0 Prototypes won a citation award in interior architecture. (more…)