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What do Architects do?  It is commonly known among Architectural Professionals that there are general misunderstandings about what Architects actually do.  (The reasons for this are part of a broader topic that must be broached within a different context.)  As a member of the architectural professional community, in a social setting I am sometimes asked “What exactly is it […]
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I read a survey recently that looked at reasons why people do or don’t hire architects when they build a new home. The results were fascinating. It’s estimated that architects design somewhere between 2% and 10% of new homes. That means that 90% to 98% of those building new homes miss out on an immensely valuable service. […]
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Located in the Midwestern United States, Kansas City sits on the border between the states of Kansas and Missouri. Shanghai, situated on China’s central coast, is one of the world’s most important financial centers. Though these cities differ significantly in size and population density, there are notable similarities in terms of architecture and urban development. […]
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The Kansas City Business Journal recently published an op-ed about the affordable housing market crisis in KC. It highlights some new developments that may shift the balance of geared-to-income units from 23 percent to about 15 percent of downtown rentals.  To summarize, it talks about 5000 new market-rate apartments that are either under construction or in the planning stages, […]

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The ground was officially broken on 2600 Independence Ave this week! We’re thrilled and honored to have Mayor Quinton Lucas, Kansas City Fire Department, State Rep. Barbara Washington, families of the two fallen firefighters, Larry Leggio and John Mesh, join us for this incredible groundbreaking ceremony. The new mixed-use development consists of seven retail spaces […]

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