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Shane Donalson – Director of MEP Engineering

by Bill Myhren June 25, 2015

Shane Donalson, PE Director of MEP Engineering Shane is the Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Engineering Director. Shane went to the University of Oklahoma to obtain his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, graduating in 2004. He has been doing Mechanical/Plumbing building design for 11 years and has […]

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EVstudio Announces New Director or MEP Engineering

by Dean Dalvit June 1, 2015

If you haven’t been into our offices lately, you may not have met Shane Donalson, PE. Shane and his family moved to Denver to work with EV after a long tenure with Guernsey in Oklahoma City to lead our growing Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing group. […]

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Architect Project Delivery with Design Build Mechanical and Electrical

by Sean O'Hara January 20, 2017

In a traditional design/bid/build project delivery the architect hires the engineers and the engineering drawings are part of the bid package. With smaller tenant finish projects we are now seeing a scenario where the engineering drawings are being provided design/build by the contractor. The contractor […]

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High Street Luxury Condominiums at the University of Denver

by Dean Dalvit November 30, 2016
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The High Street Domicile is all about High Design. Intended as a stand-out 29 unit highly amenitized luxury condominium project, this building was designed specifically for the upper echelon of the discriminating condo market. At roughly 84 DU/Acre, the design offers units with floor-to-ceiling glass, […]

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How Do Architects Determine Their Fees and How Much Are Architect’s Fees

by Sean O'Hara June 10, 2016

I’ve noticed that most architects have avoided putting information on their website about what architects charge for their services and how much their fees are. However, in the EVstudio spirit of providing information on all sorts of architecture related topics I will give you an […]

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LEED Project Team Formation is an Important First Step in any LEED Certification Project

by EVstudio AEP May 20, 2016

The first step in preparing for the LEED Certification process on a building project is the formation of the LEED Project Team. Integrated design is one of the most important sustainability strategies and a good project team will become the key to an integrated, efficient, […]

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Engineering License in Texas

by Shane Donalson September 4, 2015

I finally got my fingerprinting done (2 hours of my life I will never get back) to send to Texas so I could get my Texas PE license.  I am also currently licensed in Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, and Oklahoma.  The MEP department […]

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Permanent Dewatering Design – Parking Structures

by David Borcherding July 15, 2015
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While at Jehn Engineering I gained nearly 5 years of experience in designing permanent dewatering systems; primarily for below grade parking structures in Vail and Denver Colorado. Permanent dewatering design consists of a series of pipes and proprietary drainage products which capture ground water. The […]

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EVstudio Collaborates on Art Installation

by Calvin Curtis July 1, 2015
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Recently, the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) agreed to host “Bigger than a Breadbox, Smaller than a Building“, an exhibition of art designed to “examine the appropriation of installation in contemporary architectural practice.”  A cornerstone of the exhibit will be an installation chosen from a […]

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EVstudio Bike to Work Day 2015

by evstudio June 26, 2015
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A good-sized group of EVers came out for Bike to Work Day in Denver earlier this week — one of us even biked about 12 miles to get to the office! Now that’s the spirit. In a fateful turn of events, some of us biked […]

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Tiffany Binkowski – Structural Project Designer

by Bill Myhren June 24, 2015

Tiffany Binkowski, EI Structural Project Designer Tiffany comes from a family of engineers and is a part of the Denver office engineering team. She graduated from Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo, CA with a bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering. She started her […]

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Navigating the Design and Permitting Process for a Mountain Home

by Dean Dalvit June 1, 2015

We provide Architectural design, Engineering, Surveying and Real Estate services for residential projects all along the Rocky Mountain Region, and there is no doubt that while permitting a mountain home has a lot in common with its urban counterparts, there are a few issues that are unique […]

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