Working from Home: A Story about the Unending Value of Missing Middle Housing
For generations, the “White Elephant” has held a special place in our family. This is the tepidly affectionate name given to an old..
Collaboration is Better than Divide and Conquer
On Wednesday, October 18, the South Central Collaborative celebrated their first anniversary. The Collaborative, which includes Gould..
Lawrence Public Library: Creating a New Civic Hub for a City
In anticipation of AIA Kansas City’s annual Design Excellence Awards next month, we’re putting the spotlight on the Lawrence Public..
STEAM Studio: What Happens When Innovative K-12 Learning is Embedded Amongst Designers?
As an educator, have you wondered how you could increase student engagement in your classroom? OK … let’s say, increase student..
A Family Discussion in San Francisco
If a corporation—per judicial opinion—is considered a person, does it follow that it can have a “soul”? If the willingness to consider..
Propelling the Pedestrian
As Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart famously wrote for the 1964 Jacobellis v. Ohio obscenity case, “I know it when I see it”. When..
Preparing for Change East of Troost
A “What If” article from the “Plan to Build Value” series
Unfortunately, too many Kansas Citians know what is meant by “East of Troost”...
How We Think About Cities
The origin of cities has always been to bring people together. When we create places that encourage human interaction a city can thrive,..