Capitol Federal Hall wins another award

The University of Kansas, Capitol Federal Hall has been selected to appear as an Outstanding Design in the 2017 American School & University Educational Interiors Showcase, the premier competition honoring education interiors excellence. The project was selected for outstanding design in "Common Areas" award winners

Shining Stars Award Celebration - 20/20 Leadership

We are proud to share that Nicole Luby with GastingerWalker& was recognized with the Community Partner Award by 20/20 Leadership at the Shining Stars Awards Celebration. 20/20 Leadership is a Kansas-Missouri youth educational leadership development program whose mission is to provide high school students unique experiential learning opportunities to expand their education beyond the classroom, develop resilient leaders, and build stronger communities. The program awards $52,000+ of scholarships per year. 

Vanderslice Hall Wins a Historic Kansas City Award


We are honored that Kansas City Art Institute's Vanderslice Hall recently won the  Excellence Award - Best Preservation Practices  from Historic Kansas City. Read KC Studios article explaining the renovation. The Renovation of KCAI’s Historic Vanderslice Hall Brings the Mansion Back to Grandeur. 

Capitol Federal Hall - Best of the Year Honoree

Capitol Federal Hall School of Business at the University of Kansas was given an Education-Best of the Year Honoree Award  by Interior Design Magazine. 

Make the unexpected happen. Embrace the notion of accelerated serendipity. Take in the entire university, indeed education as a whole, not just the MBA track. Emphasize transparency, especially following the last financial debacle. These were among the reams of ideas put forth by University of Kansas School of Business dean and professor Neeli Bendapudi. A visionary who, by the way, received her PhD from KU, Bendapudi headed up the search committee for the school’s new home, Capitol Federal Hall, seeking architects “who would push and position us for where business is going,” she more

Best Higher Education/Research - University of Kansas Capitol Federal Hall

Capitol Federal Hall at the University of Kansas is a 167,000-sq-ft building that houses the university’s School of Business. It rises four floors above grade and is clad in precast concrete, weathered-steel and high-performance glazing. Materials were carefully curated to ensure that the new building was both forward thinking and contextually sensitive. Its centerpiece is a four-story atrium with a sculptural stair that serves as the building’s primary means of circulation.

A 350-seat auditorium also can be used as a tornado shelter to house the building’s entire population. The windowless structure was clad in weathered steel and covered with a planted red-sedum roof, in keeping with a long-standing campus tradition of red roofs.

The interior of the main building was designed to serve a diverse group of faculty with widely different teaching styles. The 20 classrooms are arranged so that each can easily be realigned for instructional needs. The layouts include large and small lecture rooms, collaborative team rooms and larger-lecture more


Ingram’s Best Architectural/Design Firm 2016 - Gold Award

We are honored to be awarded Gold for Ingram’s Best Architectural/Design Firm 2016!
BEST ARCHITECTURAL/DESIGN FIRM: The rich diversity of Kansas City’s design community comes shining through as recently rebranded GASTINGERWALKER& picks up the Gold; the company’s designers have their fingerprints all over some of the offices for the region’s best-known companies, non-profit organizations and public-sector buildings. (See the full list of 2016 Best of Business KC here: