Practice

March 23, 2017

Retail Architecture and Branding Collaboration | Simple Science Juices

We have built a strong relationship through design collaboration with our client Simple Science Juices and their branding consultant FLOC5, resulting in the freedom to propose …

January 25, 2017

#2017goals

In 2014 on a flight home after a long business trip, I plugged in to the HBR IdeaCast and listened to Greg McKeown, author of Essentialism: The …

December 22, 2016

New Office + New Team

We started out in an incubator space in September, and quickly realized we needed more room to grow. In November we moved downstairs, and we’re loving our new space. A handful …

July 12, 2016

House of Cars

Recently while visiting UMKC, I intentionally parked in the Cherry Street parking structure, a previous project. As I walked through, checking on a few details, I heard …

 
May 19, 2016

Gender Disparities in the Tech Industry

So I have a pretty amazing family… I promise all of my blogs will not be about the amazing women in my life… but, I’ve got to …

May 3, 2016

WORKdifferently

In February, the Center for Architecture and Design Kansas City (CFADKC) hosted a 2-day intensive workshop by Gravity Tank, an innovation consultancy out of Chicago, focused on …

April 19, 2016

Entrepreneurship and the Kansas City Network

This is a story about the value of a network… and maybe about being part of a well-connected small city. It was simply awesome to be featured …

February 23, 2016

First one out of the gate

First drawing set and permit in hand today. Really excited for this project, not just because it’s the first to be realized, but because it’s awesome. Simple …

February 15, 2016

Let’s start with some thanks

Hello I’m Odimo.. what do you want to build today? Let’s start with some thanks. Sho-Ping Chin, FAIA. She was a force of nature. A phenomenal designer, …

January 24, 2016

The Water/Energy Nexus

The recent KU INFEWS water symposium kicked off with an evening panel on Research at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water. The first speaker just happened to …