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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.

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."
18 OCTOBER 2019 : PRESS RELEASES

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.

14 OCTOBER 2019 : AWARDS

Gould Evans Wins Two Outstanding Plan Awards from the American Planning Association (APA)

Kansas City architecture and planning firm, Gould Evans, honored by APA with top national awards for their work in Kansas and Missouri

KANSAS CITY, MO – October 14, 2019 – Nationally-recognized architecture, design, and planning studio Gould Evans recently received two celebrated awards from the American Planning Association (APA). Gould Evans’ planning work, for both the Westport District Master Plan and the Wichita: Places for People Plan, won the 2019 Outstanding Plan award from their individual state chapters of the APA.

12 AUGUST 2019 : PRESS RELEASES

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.

17 JULY 2019 : PRESS RELEASES

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.

15 JULY 2019 : EVENTS

Gould Evans Education Leadership Selected to Present at SCUP 2019

Gould Evans Principal David Reid and Associate Principal Kelly Dreyer will present at the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) 2019 Annual Conference in Seattle, July 14–16.

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

17 APRIL 2019 : EVENTS

Gould Evans Associate Principal Emily Harrold Speaks on KC Design Week Panel

Gould Evans Associate Principal Emily Harrold recently spoke on a panel that tried to address issues facing women designers during this year’s Kansas City Design Week. Emily was joined by four other talented women who have risen to the top – Cady Beansmith with Barkley, Erika Moody with Helix Architecture + Design, Megan Stephens with Willoughby Design, and Julie Vinh with Hallmark.

See photos of the event, taken by Jeff Evrard, here: https://bit.ly/2KOxxhe.