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16 MARCH 2021 : PRESS

Strong Towns: Dennis Strait and Abby Kinney Discuss People-Centered Urban Planning

Dennis Strait and Abby Kinney "are going against the grain and fighting for the city they love," says Strong Towns.
Listen to The Bottom-Up Revolution podcast episode to learn more about their work moving Kansas City in a positive direction—along with colleagues and partner organizations Urban3, Incremental Development Alliance, and Strong Towns—"through concerted and creative efforts to know their neighbors, listen to resident concerns, and educate people on the city’s trajectory."
21 JANUARY 2021 : PRESS

Opinion: Ricardo Millhouse featured in The Arizona Republic

“We the public are not unsusceptible to experiencing homelessness, especially in times of pandemic,” argues Ricardo Milhouse, associate in our Phoenix studio, humanistic social scientist, and PhD Candidate in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University. And Phoenix has an opportunity to transform its public areas to be more accommodating to unsheltered people, both in design and their access and use.

08 JANUARY 2021 : PRESS

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....
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."