A neighborhood visioning document that highlights priorities for future development, coordinates existing plans and initiatives and offers implementation-focused strategies.
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Aimed to be the areas first LEED Certified Community, these 24 single-family homes combine contemporary designs with energy efficient systems and materials.
Located in Kansas City's Westport bar district, this elegant whiskey spot’s charming design details are causing as much buzz as the delicious, hand-crafted cocktails they sling.
Through the illumination of interior exam rooms, as well as the nurse’s station, an innovative design considers the well-being of those providing care as much as those receiving it.
Modern infill on a currently vacant lot, Gillham Park Row is expected to be complete in early 2015 at the corner of 37th & Gillham Road in Kansas City's Old Hyde Park district.
Recently complete, this renovation at 58th & Mission Road seamlessly integrates a dramatic Prairie-style addition - offering a light-filled central living area and generous kitchen.
Our custom walnut trellis and locally-sourced handmade details transformed a cavernous bedroom and bath into an intimate retreat for our longtime friends in Sunset Hill.
A residential infill project in Leawood, Kansas, this single-family residence focused on green construction and achieved the first privately-funded, LEED Platinum certification in the state.
A framework and community audit project identifying codes, strategies, and policies that governments can adopt to facilitate redevelopment and sustainable, smart growth.
With a desire to remain in his childhood home, our client brought in DRAW to modernize this early 1980’s split-level house with interior and exterior renovations.
In collaboration with Rosin Preservation, this Historic Preservation Plan details concrete goals that focus on preservation through city planning and education.
Adaptive reuse of a 1940’s Brownfield site, this industrial building was transformed to host an after school arts program operated by the Prosecutor’s Office of Jackson County, Missouri.
Historic Renovation, master planning, programming and design services continue for the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department and Columbus Park community center.
An innovative curtain wall and canopy clearly defines the entryway while welcoming visitors and guests for their stay within this boutique-style, Plaza view hotel.
Blurring the line between indoor/ outdoor living areas, this modern home celebrates Southern influences while providing a thermal envelope conscientious of Missouri winters.
This transformation/ renovation turned a 1923 building into unique, modern office spaces for two local businesses and a gallery space for exhibits and small gatherings.
Inspired by the quality and permanence of a traditional English manor, this rural Missouri home highlights classic stone work and brick masonry while using innovative efficiency techniques.
Carefully designed to take full advantage of its unique location, the elevated levels of this Westside home reveal breathtaking views of the nearby downtown Kansas City skyline.
Comprehensive and implementable community redevelopment strategies were created for six designated neighborhoods within Kansas City, Missouri's urban core.
A home and backyard renovation for a young family in the Brookside neighborhood, modernized a 1930's house and transformed the backyard with a series of modern pavilions.
This downtown Kansas City public park's redesign provides educational art elements inspired by the natural environment, constellations and the paths of migratory birds.
This modern Prairie Village home's sustainable features recently earned us NAHB Gold -- while providing modern amenities, square footage and storage for a family of five.
Working with KCMO staff and community, these urban infill design strategies provided site-specific implementation as well as a guidebook encouraging local-level application.
On a rainy day in October, DRAW employees alongside members of the Heartland Tree Alliance and Cargill volunteers planted over 20 trees along the 18th block of McGee Street.
Restoration included the 110-year-old building interior, historic storefront, and permeable paved surface parking area. A rain garden is fed by the runoff from the roof of the building.
This farmhouse is one of the most unique historic properties in Clay County, MO. The interior rehabilitation was sensitive to the historic character of the residence.
Interior renovation of this locally-owned retail space entailed a complete transformation and redesign of the interiors in order to maximize natural light and provide an open, inviting feel.
An adaptive repurpose of the previous Harley-Davidson Motorcycle shop, the team performed a total renovation on the interior and exterior of this historic building.