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19 JANUARY 2021 : EVENTS

Join Us at UDL Higher Education Digicon 2021

During this two-day conference, our UDL higher education community will unite to share research, innovative practices, challenges, and future opportunities. The event will feature workshops, design labs, breakout spaces, networking opportunities, and a global range of speakers—including three sessions from the Gould Evans education team.

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14 JANUARY 2021 : UNCATEGORIZED

Announcing New Principals

We are pleased to announce the promotion of leaders in our Phoenix and San Francisco studios who drive cross-studio collaboration, reframe possibilities, and push our entire firm forward.

Congratulations to our newest Principals, Melissa Alexander and Brandon Kent.

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08 JANUARY 2021 : UNCATEGORIZED

Gould Evans Collaborates on Rehabilitation of Disney’s Laugh-O-gram Studios

In continual commitment to entrepreneurship in Kansas City, we’re proud to collaborate with Thank You Walt Disney, Inc., digiSTORY KC, and Plexpod on the rehabilitation of Laugh-O-gram Studios, the site of Walt Disney’s first professional film studio.

09 NOVEMBER 2020 : PRESS

Gould Evans featured on Strong Towns: “How’s that temporary street redesign your city started this spring doing now?”

This spring, hundreds of cities and towns across the country moved swiftly to allow restaurants, bars, and shops to open temporary outdoor seating areas on sidewalks and in streets. How are those temporary street redesigns doing today? Are they still up and running, as the temperatures drop and the pandemic wears on? What lessons have we learned from them? Read more on the Strong Towns website.

29 OCTOBER 2020 : EVENTS

Michelle Obama School Virtual Commencement Ceremony

It's been an unusual year, but kids are back to school. With the 2020 presidential election a week away, the Michelle Obama School in Richmond, CA is hosting a virtual commencement ceremony featuring Congressman Mark Desaulnier, Contra Consta County District 1, Supervisor John Gioia, the WCCUSD School Board, district Superintendent Matthew Duffy and of course—the students! Tune in via Facebook Live @MichelleObamaSchool. For more information, visit here: richmondstandard....
14 OCTOBER 2020 : UNCATEGORIZED

Gould Evans Endorses Brian Platt for City Manager of Kansas City, MO

Gould Evans Principal Dennis Strait endorsed candidate Brian Platt as future City Manager for Kansas City, MO, announced in an October 15 open letter to Mayor Quinton Lucas, City Council members, and other business, civic, and community leaders:

01 OCTOBER 2020 : AWARDS

Indian Creek Library Receives Honor Award at AIA Central States Region 2020 Design Awards

On September 24, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Central States Region hosted its annual Design Awards ceremony, awarding the Olathe Public Library’s Indian Creek Branch an Honor Award, the highest distinction given.

28 AUGUST 2020 : AWARDS

Gould Evans Wins Kansas City Business Journal ‘Best Places to Work’ 2020

In the words of Kansas City Business Journal reporter Ellen Cagle, "This is no ordinary year, but this year's Best Places to Work honorees continue to shine." Despite the unprecedented year, we're honored to accept the 2020 nomination for Best Places to Work.

02 APRIL 2020 : PRESS

Dennis Strait’s CityScene KC Guest Commentary, “Turning Toward Greatness, Before we get to Detroit”

In an extenuation of the "We've Built Cities We Can't Afford" speaker series which has been circulating Kansas City, Gould Evan's own Principal and Board Member Dennis Strait (AIA, ASLA, NCARB, LEED AP) wrote a guest commentary for local Kansas City news outlet CityScene KC titled "Turning Toward Greatness, Before we get to Detroit."
11 MARCH 2020 : PRESS RELEASES

Cheick Hamala Diabaté Institute for the Performing Arts Wins Cultural Regeneration Award at MIPIM/Architectural Review Future Project

LOUISIANA, NEW ORLEANS - Nationally recognized architecture, design and planning firm Gould Evans is pleased to announce that the Cheick Hamala Diabaté Institute for the Performing Arts is the winner in the Cultural Regeneration category at the MIPIM/Architectural Review Future Project Awards 2020. Its sixth notable award, the project will provide a new music and cultural institute approximately four miles from the center of Kita, a town in sub-Saharan Africa. The project is a collaboration between Gould Evans, Billes Architects, Friends of Mali USA, the Cheick Hamala Diabaté Foundation and Cheick Hamala Diabaté a Malian Griot.