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.


Vacant Suburban Big-Box Store Transformed into Pedestrian-Focused Library and Public Park

Olathe’s Indian Creek Library Brings Community and Nature to an Overlooked Facility

KANSAS CITY, MO – October 18, 2019 – Nationally recognized design and planning firm Gould Evans, in partnership with the City of Olathe and library programmer Group 4, has designed the newly completed Indian Creek Library in Olathe, Kansas. The 47,000-square-foot adaptive reuse project prioritizes community gathering spaces, such as a café, makerspace, teen zone, children’s garden, public meeting rooms, and courtyards.


State Historical Society of Missouri and Gould Evans Celebrate Grand Opening of Center for Missouri Studies

KANSAS CITY, MO – August 12, 2019 – Nationally recognized design and planning firm Gould Evans, together with the State Historical Society of Missouri (SHSMO), celebrates the grand opening of the new Center for Missouri Studies, a vibrant, living research center and archive designed as a new landmark for Missouri’s cultural heritage.


Patterson Health Center Designed to Transform Rural Healthcare in Kansas, Focuses on Wellness

Named in memory of Neal Patterson, co-founder and former CEO of Cerner

KANSAS CITY, MO – July 16, 2019 – Nationally recognized design and planning firm Gould Evans, in partnership with Kahler Slater’s team of Medical Planning Consultants, has designed the newly completed Patterson Health Center in rural Harper County, Kansas. The 62,500-square-foot facility unites two formerly separate critical access hospitals under one distinctive roof that pays homage to neighboring communities coming together.

10 JUNE 2019 : EVENTS

Gould Evans to Host “CommUNITY in the Hub” Event During San Francisco Design Week

“No man is an island.” – Frida Escobedo, Architect and 12th Street Plaza Designer

Join the conversation with Frida Escobedo at our “CommUNITY in the Hub” event during San Francisco Design Week to learn more about the 12th Street Plaza design concept and her ideas for activating public space. Monday June 24 from 6-8:30pm in Streetspace at Gould Evans, tickets available at

14 MAY 2019 : EVENTS

Brady Street Visioning Workshop

Last week we hosted a ‘Brady Street Visioning’ workshop in our San Francisco Studio. We invited neighbors and community members to give input on improvements they’d like to see on our block (Brady Street between Otis and Colton Street).

Our studio sits within ‘The Hub’—a neighborhood currently being revitalized—and we’re hoping to make updates to our street in the future. Stay tuned for more!

09 MAY 2019 : EVENTS

Friends of the Children – SF Bay Area Service Project

We had a great time rolling up our sleeves and building kitchen cabinets to complete the renovation for our awesome client Friends of the Children – SF Bay Area! The work that this national organization does in providing long-term, one-on-one mentors to the most vulnerable children in our communities is powerfully transformative.

03 MAY 2019 : AWARDS

Gould Evans Recently Recognized by Kansas City Business Journal as a 2019 Champion of Business

We're pleased to share that we were recently recognized as one of the Kansas City Business Journal's 2019 Champions of Business. Congratulations to all of this year's honorees! See the full list here.

Photo by: Kansas City Business Journal

15 APRIL 2019 : EVENTS

Senator Scott Wiener Discusses More HOMES Act of 2019 (SB 50) at Gould Evans San Francisco Studio

Thank you Senator Scott Wiener for coming to our San Francisco Studio to discuss your bill, the More HOMES Act of 2019 (SB 50). This bill is aimed to encourage California to build more, higher-density housing next to quality transit, attempting to help address the state’s affordability and displacement crisis.

We’re delighted to have been able to host this event together with the San Francisco Housing Action Coalition and provide our community an intimate space to discuss their thoughts about the bill. To learn more, visit:


Gould Evans San Francisco Studio Hosts Brady Street Neighborhood Potluck

Our SF Studio had an amazing turnout at its first Brady Street Neighborhood Potluck Lunch! We're thrilled that so many different members of our community like SFPD Southern, San Francisco Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs, SF 311, San Francisco Public Works, San Francisco Safe and Veer & Wander came to meet and share a meal in Streetspace, our new community gathering space!