The Shelton house is an urban home for a family of four built in the Westside neighborhood of downtown Kansas City. With a main structure consisting of just under 2,000 square feet, the house makes a compelling argument for quality over quantity within the context of a downtown neighborhood that is striving for increased urban vibrancy.
El Dorado, inc. is cross-disciplinary design studio founded in 1996 in Kansas City, Missouri, that specializes in architecture, public art, urban planning and infrastructural enhancements. The practice is comprised of architects, artists and industrial designers, and leverages a literal hands-on approach to projects through an in-house steel fabrication shop. At the core of el dorado is a collaborative approach that effectively engages clients, stakeholders, municipalities, artists, professional consultants and builders.