Iowa State Fair – The Inside Scoop!

[caption id="attachment_1721" align="alignnone" width="300"] The steel framework under construction for the new free entertainment stage on Expo Hill at the Iowa State Fair! A stretch fabric cover will be installed over the skeleton like structure![/caption] As a Fairground Architect (fairground designers or master planners) we like...

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Hot Rods and K/O Architects

[caption id="attachment_1646" align="alignnone" width="600"] Whoa, This is a Car Lovers Dream Come True![/caption] Our latest post features a few snapshots taken from a recent photo shoot at one of our recently completed projects in the Des Moines, Iowa area. This is a bit more than your...

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Dig Our New Digs! K/O Architects Office!

[caption id="attachment_1622" align="alignnone" width="600"] Wow! What a difference Carpet, and Paint, and Glass, and Plywood, and Plastic, and...

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K/O Travelogue – Architecture and Planning

[caption id="attachment_1465" align="alignnone" width="600"] Riding Heard - Bricktown Riverwalk[/caption] From the “We get to work in the best places” annals – Oklahoma City Chapter. On a recent trip to good old Oklahoma City, Oklahoma as Fairground Architects we were impressed, to say the least! I guess...

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Learning From Las Vegas – Fairs, Entertainment and Other Thoughts

[caption id="attachment_1444" align="alignnone" width="600"] Entertainment Architecture - "In Your Face Architecture"[/caption] We just finished exhibiting at the 2011 IAFE (International Association of Fairs and Exhibitions) Conference in Las Vegas. The conference was held in and around the Great Ballroom at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas,...

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Iowa State Fair & K/O Architects

When Iowan's think of the hot/humid days of August they think of the Iowa State Fair - then they have memories of fried food on a stick, the butter cow, the big bull, people watching...

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