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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.

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.

08 MAY 2018 : PUBLICATIONS

Vacant Grocery to be Transformed Into Sparkling New Library in Eastern Olathe – Kansas City Star

We're proud to be the City of Olathe's design partner on the new Indian Creek Library! Read more on the proposed design that intends to create a modern, 21st century library and community hub here. Via The Kansas City Star

27 NOVEMBER 2017 : PUBLICATIONS

The Culture War Being Fought Over Tomorrow’s Libraries – CO.DESIGN

"Now, libraries are evolving along with the digital era. As more information becomes digitally accessible, a physical book repository is somewhat obsolete for many users." The Lawrence Public Library was recently featured in a Fast Company article. Read it here: https://www.fastcodesign.com/90151650/the-culture-war-being-fought-over-tomorrows-libraries.

07 AUGUST 2017 : PUBLICATIONS

The Most Gorgeous Library in Every State, Just in Time for Your Book-Themed Road Trip – Bustle

The Lawrence Public Library was recently featured as one of the "Most Gorgeous Libraries in Every Single State" by Bustle! See more on this project and the rest of the libraries that made the list here: goo.gl/wyCxuf.
28 JUNE 2017 : PRESS RELEASES

Gould Evans Selected to Design New Indian Creek Library for City of Olathe

Kansas City, MO, June 27,  2017 – Nationally-recognized design and planning firm Gould Evans has been selected by the City of Olathe, Kansas to design the new Indian Creek Library, which will be located at 16001 W. 135th Street. The estimated 46,000 square-foot project will provide Olathe citizens with a state-of-the-art facility to serve as a center for discovery, collaboration and community gatherings.

16 NOVEMBER 2016 : AWARDS

Lawrence Public Library Wins Professionals’ Choice Award From AIA Kansas City

Mondays aren't too bad when you're celebrating the DeBruce Center winning a Merit Award, and the Lawrence Public Library winning a Merit Award and the Professionals' Choice Award from AIA Kansas City over the weekend!

26 OCTOBER 2016 : AWARDS

Lawrence Public Library and DeBruce Center Receive Design Awards from AIA Central States

Our work on the Lawrence Public Library recently received a Citation Award from AIA Central States, and the DeBruce Center received a Merit Award from Central States, as well as an Honor Award from AIA Kansas. Thank you for the recognition!
06 SEPTEMBER 2016 : PUBLICATIONS

Settle Into 10 of the Most Beautiful Libraries on Earth – WIRED

The Lawrence Public Library was recently recognized as #2 on the list of the "10 Most Beautiful Libraries on Earth" via WIRED! See the rest of the libraries here: goo.gl/vQrc11.
03 AUGUST 2016 : PUBLICATIONS

The Most Beautiful Library in Every US State

The Lawrence Public Library was recently recognized as the "most beautiful library in Kansas" by Tech Insider! See the rest of the libraries chosen here: goo.gl/J4Gf5a