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EVstudio is on Taproot

by EVstudio AEP September 28, 2018
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Sorry to all of you Rock fans but we will not be opening for Taproot in the Winter Riot tour. In addition to sharing their name with a rock band, The Taproot Foundation is one of the largest organizations for the promotion of pro-bono work. EVstudio has done pro-bono projects for […]

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Additional Color Scheme for Lakewood Townhomes

by EVstudio AEP September 28, 2018
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As part of our color selection and design process for the Lakewood Townhomes we looked at three material and color palettes. Below is the second of those schemes. It’s definitely fun, vibrant and exciting. As a multi-disciplinary team we have the staff in house with […]

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Inverse Relationship of Level of Service and Pedestrian Propulsion

by EVstudio AEP September 6, 2018
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Discussions of one-way streets are commonplace in planning circles in the United States. They usually arise with the best of intentions for a community as transportation planning usually does.  See Strong Towns Blog Post: Paved with Good Intentions for more information. In some instances, they are […]

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Community Based Clinic for US Army Medical Command

by EVstudio AEP September 6, 2018

In an effort to provide our US Army Soldiers and their families with better access to health care services, the US Army Medical Command (USMEDCOM) has initiated the Community Based Clinic program.  As the name would imply, this program takes the health care facilities that would […]

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A Jacques Benedict Treasure in Montclair

by EVstudio AEP August 23, 2018
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For the past few weeks we have been working hand-in-hand with the owner of a fantastic historic property in the Montclair neighborhood. The first phase of the project was to open up the kitchen and make it more livable and applicable to how people live […]

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Top 10 Reasons Architects should Avoid Driving (according to my wife)

by EVstudio AEP August 23, 2018

10. Conversations with clients require far too much hand waving even while using a hands free device. 9. Buildings are often placed next to roads requiring instantaneous detailed study of their fenestration. 8. Buildings under construction require even more intense scrutiny. 7. Bridges can also […]

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Lokal Communities – Promontory at Northgate

by EVstudio AEP August 23, 2018
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Lokal Communities has hired EVstudio for this exciting set of triplexes. The Promontory at Northgate consists of four different plans. There is a triplex floor plan along with three duplex floor plans. EVstudio has completed full structural plans for all four floor plans. The triplex […]

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A Bicycle City Requires Bicycle Infrastructure

by EVstudio AEP August 23, 2018

Many communities are not currently structured to support everyday cycling.  However, in a lot of instances it can be as simple as evaluating the importance of vehicular lane width and the approach of just adding paint.  Cities along the Front Range of Colorado have bicycle-friendly […]

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Cantilevered Stair in Modern Home

by EVstudio AEP August 13, 2018
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I swung by one of my projects today to see how things were coming along. The last time I was there the stairs to the upper level were temped in. Today the steel frame for the cantilevered stairs shone in all its glory. At one […]

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The Importance of Proper Drainage

by EVstudio AEP August 13, 2018

When planning a new building, house, or addition allowing room for drainage can be a critical factor in the maintenance and resale value of your home.  Talking with our Civil and Structural engineers the main cause of damage to properly designed foundations, and the ensuing […]

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How Does Your Gypsum Board Stack Up?

by EVstudio AEP August 13, 2018

Paperless Gypsum Board vs. Mold Resistant vs. Standard We are currently working on a government contract that requires paperless gypsum board but it has brought up the question of the pros and cons of the various products available and the tradeoffs involved for each. Standard […]

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Fast Renderings in the Cloud

by EVstudio AEP August 6, 2018
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If you don’t have a rendering farm at your disposal, chances are a nice high quality rendering in Revit will require hours or even days depending on the complexity.  Additionally, the computer used for the rendering will be somewhat tied up as its resources are […]

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