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10 Good Questions to Ask When Planning an Indoor Agricultural Grow House

by EVstudio AEP August 6, 2018

As you might know, there is a big growth in Indoor Agriculture in Colorado. If you’re planning one, these are the top ten questions that you’ll want to ask: Are there any existing drawings of your facility?  You will almost certainly need a building permit […]

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Splendor AND Livability – Luxury Custom Mountain Home

by EVstudio AEP August 2, 2018
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This luxurious custom single family home was designed for the in Hawks Nest on a parcel of 10.60 acres (contracted by Dreamweaver Homes of Evergreen, CO). The proposed positioning of the residence on the lot highlights the dramatic panoramic views of Mt. Evans and Upper […]

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3 Story vs. 4 Story vs. 5 Story Apartments

by EVstudio AEP August 2, 2018
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We recently did a search for a good synopsis of the basic differences in costs and requirements for different heights/stories of apartment buildings. Finding none we decided it was time to fix that. 3 stories Type VB construction does not require rating of the structural […]

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Landscape Edging: Which Type is Most Applicable for My Landscape?

by EVstudio AEP August 2, 2018

Previously, I wrote a blog on edge restraints (Landscape Edging: Which Variety Should I Use?) and some of the positives and negatives associated with them. In this blog post, I am going to relate the types of edge restraints to locations in which they would/should […]

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MountAir Townhomes Under Construction – Foundation In!

by EVstudio AEP July 23, 2018
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Even with all of this cold weather the MountAir Townhomes in Lakewood Colorado are under construction. These are among the first new townhomes in the area and have great access to the Wadsworth Light Rail station at 13th and Wadsworth. The foundations for both buildings […]

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Mountain Modern Home Furnished

by EVstudio AEP July 23, 2018
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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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Land Entitlements and Redevelopment Options for Golf Courses

by EVstudio AEP July 18, 2018

Recently, I faced an issue that I see becoming a common issue as the golf industry continues to decline and the costs and availability of water continues to decrease.  That issue is what to do with the excess number of golf courses that our country […]

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EVstudio and Oakwood Homes: Aurora, Colorado “The Granby”

by EVstudio AEP July 18, 2018
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EVstudio was hired to produce full sets of structural plans for several Oakwood homes, including “The Granby” house located in Aurora, Colorado. “The Granby” is a 2-story house.  The house is 1960 square feet, includes 3-5 bedrooms, 2-3 bathrooms, and has various customizable options. Customizable […]

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The Six Components of Successful Daylighting Part II

by EVstudio AEP July 18, 2018

Last week we talked about the first two components of successful daylighting. This week we follow up with the next two: Assess lighting needs for typical visual needs Use of apertures to create focus and mood These two components are somewhat advanced strategies the breathe […]

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Phase 1 Completion of the Urgent Care Facility

by EVstudio AEP July 2, 2018

With a fast-growing customer base, Freedom Urgent Care in Harker Heights, Texas, had a need for an expanded patient waiting area, additional exam rooms and the creation of a new clinic area for outside doctors to be able to lease.  In collaboration with the builder, […]

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Revit Tutorial: Setting Survey Points and Project Base Points

by EVstudio AEP July 2, 2018
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Every Revit project has a Survey Point and a Project Base Point.  Elevations in Revit can be measured from either of these points.  Often, we need some elevations to be measured from USGS elevations and other times we need elevations to be measured from 0’-0” […]

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The Hue Circle – It’s Awesome Like the Color Wheel

by EVstudio AEP July 2, 2018
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The humble color wheel doesn’t get enough press these days. A lot of us as architects use it almost intuitively. Sometimes we need a little refresher course. I am most familiar with the Munsell system so I went ahead and scanned the first page from […]

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