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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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Home Maintenance – It Can Save Your Life

by EVstudio AEP May 15, 2017

We do a fair amount of work observing structures after a fire.  Sometimes those fires start from a child with a cigarette lighter or an electrical short due to faulty installation. We primarily inspect for structural integrity but sometimes we consult on how to properly install a new fireplace. Other […]

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Denver Townhomes and Accessibility Points: Part 1 of a Series

by EVstudio AEP May 15, 2017
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When individuals, and developers alike, contemplate taking on the construction of a new project, there are many aspects that must be considered. While most know the basic that need to be covered (who will the team consist of, what type of budget is allowable, who […]

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Cantilevered Stair in Modern Home

by EVstudio AEP May 15, 2017
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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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Keeping the Night Sky Dark is a Necessity for Human and Environmental Sustainability

by EVstudio AEP May 15, 2017

Second in a three part Dark Sky series “Darkness is as essential to our biological welfare, to our internal clockwork, as light itself.” -Verlyn Klinkenborg, “Our Vanishing Night,” National Geographic magazine, November 2008 Last week in the first article of our three part series on […]

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Please Hire a Professional…

by EVstudio AEP May 15, 2017
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When I was little there was a game section along with the Sunday comics. One of those games was to compare two pictures to see what was wrong in the second. The photo below is a lot like that only you need to know what […]

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Historic Preservation and Sustainability – One Strategy Contributing to Both Goals

by EVstudio AEP May 15, 2017

Dean and I had a very interesting meeting with the Heritage Resources Program Leader for the Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service last week and during our meeting we began discussing the idea of sustainability and historic preservation. This very topic will be […]

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3rd Material Option for Lakewood Townhome

by EVstudio AEP May 15, 2017
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Our final color and material palette is below. This is one of the most conservative schemes in terms of color. The idea was to make most the building very basic but them make the canted, cantilevered walls pop out just that much more by using […]

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A Jacques Benedict Treasure in Montclair

by EVstudio AEP May 15, 2017
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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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American Water Building in Framing

by EVstudio AEP May 15, 2017

Our American Water Building in Texas is moving along quite nicely. The framing is up and so is some of the structural steel. Soon they will be placing the roof trusses. EVstudio is providing construction administration services on this project. Through reviewing shop drawings, product […]

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Waterloo Swim Facility in Austin, Texas

by EVstudio AEP May 15, 2017
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Waterloo Swimming is a 30,000 square foot enclosed training and teaching swimming facility. The construction is a clear span pre-engineered metal frame structure spanning over 104 feet. The exterior is concrete masonry units in the pool area with a metal stud,insulation and gypsum board wall […]

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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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