This new residence in Kansas City’s Westside neighborhood was both designed and contracted by el dorado principal Jamie Darnell for his family and himself. Elegant and spare, it combines clean lines and durable materials ( concrete, conrrugated copper, glue-laminated timber, chain link fencing and ipe decking ) into a dynamic form that acknowledges the scale of the neighborhood and the energy of the Darnell family. The residence is extremely efficient and well lit and utilizes a Structural Insulated Panel System, which saved labor and material costs during construction, and has resulted in significant energy savings throughout the year and outside noise reduction.