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Andrew Dasso AIA

Rust Belt is opening this week!

Rust Belt is opening this week!

The 4,000 person concert venue is an appeal in itself, it will have the ability to host small intimate shows or large head-banging festivals within a built environment that was once a carriage buggy factory, the assembly line for the Moline Knight (car), and most recently the house of East Moline Metal Products.

Streamline Architects & Artisans

Streamline Architects & Artisans

Effective May 22nd, 2018 we are excited to announce we have changed our name to Streamline Architects and we have started a sister company, Streamline Artisans, an architectural fabrication company in the Quad Cities!

Davenport Riverfront Proposals are a Calling!

Davenport Riverfront Proposals are a Calling!

The Casino boat finally left the riverfront last week, after 25 years of having the boat parked at the front door of the City of Davenport.  Now the decision is looming as to what to do with the barge that was used to dock the casino boat. 

Make the Riverfront Fun Again!!!

Make the Riverfront Fun Again!!!

I am excited to see that a private developer is willing to challenge the riverfront development naysayers because any great park must incorporate a private development relationship in order to be successful at the scale of our City.  Yes, Cities like Chicago, New York, St Louis are able to have 100 acre parks that attract millions of people each year.  But a large park in a Mid-size city must have features such as restaurants, apartments, office, and other community amenities in order to bring life to the riverfront and have frequent visitors during all seasons throughout the year. 

The new Airstream has been busy!

The new Airstream has been busy!

The "Archistream" has been active in Davenport's Freight House Farmer's Market on Saturdays as well as being stationed at the former Governor's restaurant in Moline.  

A picture is worth a thousand words.

A picture is worth a thousand words.

The interactive design approach enables the client to become the designer while using the architect as their primary design tool.  

Urban Resilience Blog Series

Urban Resilience Blog Series

Urban Resilience as described by 100 Resilient Cities is the capacity of individuals, communities, institutions, businesses, and systems within a city to survive, adapt, and grow no matter what kinds of chronic stresses and acute shocks they experience.  

2016 Presidential Candidate's homes

2016 Presidential Candidate's homes

For many people, their home is part of their self-definition.  Each candidate's home is a reflection of the values they believe in and will most likely be the characteristics the candidate represents in the White House.  

Creativity is the difference!

Creativity is the difference!

Good building design does not equal high project costs.  A project's success is dependent on the architect's ability to use creativity to define the client's programming needs to meet the project's budget.

Airstream Construction is Underway!

Airstream Construction is Underway!

Did you know [design] [build] by architects has an Airstream?  We are currently renovating the Airstream to be our mobile office on the construction site!  [design] [build] by architect's mission is to bridge the gap between architects and contractors during design and construction.