Flyover Economies

People have been asking me why I landed in Kansas, of all places, to join a political campaign, of all things, this year. Well, for starters: I grew up there. When the invitation came last winter, I leapt at it – not only to take communications in a new direction (personally), but to experience my…

In greentown Greensburg, seven years on

Greensburg, Kansas, has made fewer headlines in the past couple years. Nevertheless, it’s prudent to check in on the progress – and the manifestation of ambitions – of a community that lost nearly everything. Here, two designers observe and inquire on an impromptu afternoon drop-in… The wind blows with some constancy across the plains of Western Kansas, a landscape that stretches for hundreds of miles;…