Work

Reconnect Westside

Reconnect Westside

A neighborhood visioning document that highlights priorities for future development, coordinates existing plans and initiatives and offers implementation-focused strategies.
Urban North Community

Urban North Community

Aimed to be the areas first LEED Certified Community, these 24 single-family homes combine contemporary designs with energy efficient systems and materials.
Julep Cocktail Club

Julep Cocktail Club

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.
Fairmount Family Medical Care

Fairmount Family Medical Care

Through the illumination of interior exam rooms, as well as the nurses' station, an innovative design considers the well-being of those providing care as much as those receiving it.
Gillham Park Row

Gillham Park Row

Modern infill on a previously vacant lot, Gillham Park Row is nearly complete at the corner of 37th & Gillham Road in Kansas City's Historic Hyde Park neighborhood.
Bryant Mortera Renovation

Bryant Mortera Renovation

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.
Hudson Master Bed & Bath

Hudson Master Bed & Bath

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.
Williams-York Residence

Williams-York Residence

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.
Sustainable Code Audit

Sustainable Code Audit

A framework and community audit project identifying codes, strategies, and policies that governments can adopt to facilitate redevelopment and sustainable, smart growth.
Rogers Residence

Rogers Residence

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.
Olathe Historic Preservation Plan

Olathe Historic Preservation Plan

In collaboration with Rosin Preservation, this Historic Preservation Plan details concrete goals that focus on preservation through city planning and education.
Metropolitan Arts Incubator

Metropolitan Arts Incubator

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.
Garrison Community Center

Garrison Community Center

Historic Renovation, master planning, programming and design services continue for the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department and Columbus Park community center.
Hotel Sorella

Hotel Sorella

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.
Alvarez Residence

Alvarez Residence

Blurring the line between indoor/ outdoor living areas, this modern home celebrates Southern influences while providing a thermal envelope conscientious of Missouri winters.
Red Star Studios

Red Star Studios

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.
The Manor

The Manor

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.
Walden Residence

Walden Residence

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.
Neighborhood Action Plans

Neighborhood Action Plans

Comprehensive and implementable community redevelopment strategies were created for six designated neighborhoods within Kansas City, Missouri's urban core.
Serra Residence

Serra Residence

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.
Oppenstein Park

Oppenstein Park

This downtown Kansas City public park's redesign provides educational art elements inspired by the natural environment, constellations and the paths of migratory birds.
Cowden Residence

Cowden Residence

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.
Monarch Plaza – Infill Initiative

Monarch Plaza – Infill Initiative

Working with KCMO staff and community, these urban infill design strategies provided site-specific implementation as well as a guidebook encouraging local-level application.
Crossroads Tree Planting

Crossroads Tree Planting

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.
405 Southwest Blvd

405 Southwest Blvd

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.
Atkins-Johnson Farmhouse

Atkins-Johnson Farmhouse

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.
Clique Boutique

Clique Boutique

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.
Escapist

Escapist

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.