Tyler Residence, Leawood, Kan.
Two unobtrusive interior renovations update a home’s exterior.
ra50: el dorado
el dorado has built a following in Kansas City., Mo., and beyond.
el dorado verbatim
additional thoughts from el dorado's principals.
thinking & making
It's not easy for an outsider to catch the folks at el dorado in an entirely serious moment. The Kansas City, Mo., firm's five partners recently used the 1980s hair band Def Leppard as a reference point in an architectural lecture. The group's offbeat, deadpan sense of humor harmonizes with their pronounced aversion to the idea of the heroic, Howard Roark-style architect.
When Kansas City, Mo.-based el dorado decided to design a new office, it didn't want to lose the industrial character of its previous digs.