Pedestrian Strands

Embracing experimentation and collaboration at an infrastructural scale.

View MoreLess

Pedestrian Strands is the latest collaboration between El Dorado inc and artist James Woodfill. Sited on four highway bridges that connect the Downtown Loop with the Crossroads, the installation is considered a reparation of an interrupted pedestrian experience caused by the creation of the federal interstate in the 1960’s. Utilizing abstracted photographs of important, place-defining adjacent buildings embedded in illuminated glass panels, Pedestrian Strands embraces a strategy that all components of the installation comprise the artwork – the glass, the mesh guardrail and custom end panels with laser cut identifying street names.
  • 2008
  • Fabricator
  • Kansas City, MO
  • 66” x 76’ x 5”


  • Downtown Council of KCMO

Eldo Team

  • Principal: David Dowell, AIA
  • Project Manager: Chris Burk


  • Contractors: Collins + Herman LLC, Westhues Electric


  • James Woodfill


  • 2009 KC Home Design Design Excellence Awards - Bronze, Outdoor
  • 2009 AIA Kansas City Allied Arts and Craftsmanship Awards - Honor Award


Photography by

  • Mike Sinclair


Botwin Building
Broadway Overpass
Calgary UEP Public Art Master Plan
Crossroads Hotel
Destination Medical Center: Heart of the City