Collection by Aaron Britt

Kansas City Bus Shelters


One of our favorite writers here at Dwell is architect Dan Maginn. And he does some pretty stellar buildings as well with his Kansas City, Missouri, firm El Dorado Inc. You can keep an eye out for one of the firms recent projects in our October issue, but to tide you El Dorado fiends over for the moment, here are a pair of bus shelters the firm recently designed and erected at the Commonwealth Development in the Hyde Park neighborhood of KC.

Here's a look at one of the two shelters.
The materials for the shelters, which took four weeks to design and four weeks to build, are galvanized steel, TREX...
If you look closely you can see that a series of logos are printed on the acrylic panels.
The shelter on E. Armour Blvd.
Here you can see the exposed hardware and joinery for the shelters.
The real test for infrastructure like this though is ultimately how many people make use of it. Too early to tell now,...

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