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15th Annual Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge- NAIOP

by EVstudio AEP May 19, 2017
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This year EVstudio was selected as an architectural resource for the annual Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge.  The competitors for the competition included student groups from University of Colorado (CU) and University of Denver (DU) real estate development master’s program; they were tasked head to […]

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Basics of Radiant Heating and Cooling with Hydronic Systems

by EVstudio AEP May 15, 2017

A radiant system is based on the concept of radiant heat transfer in order to warm and cool a space. Typically we see the floor as the main medium for this system but it can also be incorporated into baseboards, walls and ceilings. There are […]

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Designing for Alzheimer’s Disease

by EVstudio AEP April 28, 2017

A recent assignment has come in for a building to host people who are suffering from memory loss related diseases.  The facility, which is in Texas, falls under the assisted living use category and therefore needs to address certain aspects of the International Building Code […]

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Wooden Churches in Transylvania

by EVstudio AEP April 28, 2017
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November 8th was Bram Stokers 165th birthday and of course Halloween was a just a week before. So I think it is fitting to talk a little  bit about the humble, yet magnificent, wooden churches of Transylvania. We associate that word with terror and vampires […]

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Copperas Cove Schools Get New Architect

by EVstudio AEP April 27, 2017
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The Copperas Cove Leader Press featured an article on Friday March 1, 2013 about the new official relationship between the Copperas Cove ISD and EVstudio.     Floor Plan of SC Lee Junior High Weight Room On Tuesday Feb 26 the School Board of Trustees […]

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Mountain Modern Home Construction Update

by EVstudio AEP April 27, 2017
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Today I took a walk of the mountain modern custom home that we have going up in Evergreen. As architects we like to get out of the office and see our work being built. Walking the site and having a conversation with the general contractor and tradesmen […]

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Streetscape Brick Paver Considerations

by EVstudio AEP April 27, 2017

The Incorporation of pavers in a Streetscape is a great way to economically break up the monotony of a sidewalk. Even a single band of brick pavers can go a long way to incorporate elements of the architecture into the landscape. The Country Club Plaza […]

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Bottles for Houses – Alternative Construction Methods

by EVstudio AEP April 15, 2017
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Organizations such as “Hug it Forward” and “Casa de Botellas” (Bottle Houses) have begun to redefine ecological building among low income families. A construction practice that uses glass and plastic bottles to build homes has become an inexpensive as well as an efficient way to provide […]

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3D Printed Beams

by EVstudio AEP April 15, 2017
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A couple of years ago there was a study by a group of researchers in Europe on how to reduce the density of large structures. They came up with the concept of designing beams and columns in a fractal pattern. The researchers developed a way […]

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The Right Way to Use Compact Flourescent Bulbs in Outdoor Fixtures

by EVstudio AEP April 15, 2017

Hi, Lisa. I’ve been using compact fluorescent bulbs in my outdoor lights, but they don’t look right. They take a long time to light up when it’s cold, but once they’re lit, they’re too bright. What am I doing wrong?  Thanks, Doug Hi Doug. Your […]

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Save Energy on Lighting With Dimmer Switches and Incandescent Bulbs

by EVstudio AEP April 10, 2017
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Out here in the west, we take our energy conservation pretty seriously. Energy reduction in lighting is something we’re ALL concerned about, and compact fluorescent replacement bulbs, used in the right way, make great sense to save energy. There are a lot of great places […]

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Mountain Modern Home Furnished

by EVstudio AEP January 29, 2017
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Regular readers of our blog have seen the progress of this custom modern home situated in near Evergreen, Colorado. It is 99% complete now that it is fully furnished and the owner has taken up residency. Originally posted 2013-12-17 16:04:49. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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