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February Conduit @ the Kansas City Museum

Howdy Plug enthusiasts, Despite the snowy weather, our February Conduit Event held at the Kansas City Museum last Saturday was a fruitful experience. In case you haven’t heard of our Conduit program, the events are intended to extend the ideas … Continue reading

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Synthesis Structures

Michelle Dean’s wooden form demonstrates her investigation of planar shifts to contrast the smooth surfaces of Alexis Taylor-Butler’s organic clay base.    The spring semester has ended in the Kansas City Art Institute Foundations program, so I wanted to use … Continue reading

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Fallingwater

This past April (while on a road trip from NJ to KC), I had the opportunity to visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s domestic commission, Fallingwater, nestled in the woods of Pennsylvania just outside Pittsburg. What is immediately clear upon approach is that Lloyd knows … Continue reading

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Kansas City Architecture Tour

A trip to the symphony last week at the Kaufman Center’s amazing new Performing Arts Building inspired me to search for a tour of Kansas City’s architectural highlights. I found this city guide on Arch Daily‘s website. They highlight 12 … Continue reading

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Yanda House & Cellophane Rain

Did you know Kansas City is peppered with unique and visionary modern domestic dwellings? One fortuitous night, we took the long way home. In the narrow, meandering lanes of the Roanoke/Valentine neighborhood of midtown Kansas City, we stumbled upon this … Continue reading

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