Katelyn Wager

Project Announcement: Historic Denver Firehouse Remodel

by Katelyn Wager June 29, 2018
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EVstudio’s Structural and Civil Engineering teams have joined Infinity Property Collection and Meridian 105 Architecture to work on an exciting update to a historical firehouse is Denver’s LoHi neighborhood.  The brick building located at West 32nd Avenue and Erie Street was originally built in the […]

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Construction Update: Koelbel City Homes at Lincoln Park

by Katelyn Wager June 15, 2018

EVstudio is ecstatic to be a part of one of Koelbel Urban Homes’ most exciting new developments: City Homes at Lincoln Park.  Our architectural, structural, civil, and mechanical teams have all had a helping hand in bringing KUH’s vision for two unique properties in downtown […]

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Simple Ways to Engage and Inspire Kids

by Katelyn Wager March 27, 2018
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Teaching children about any career path is always beneficial, but architects and engineers have a definite advantage over other careers in engaging children’s imaginations.  There are countless activities individuals or firms can organize that will teach kids about their field and inspire them to be […]

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EVstudio Inspires Girls In Science

by Katelyn Wager March 23, 2018
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The Denver Museum of Nature and Science hosted its fourth annual Girls & Science event on Saturday, March 3rd, and EVstudio was there to help introduce kids to the fields of architecture and engineering. A team of about 10 EVers from all of our disciplines was […]

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Top Five Toys for Structural Engineers

by Katelyn Wager February 1, 2018
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A countless number of toys exist today, but there are a few that have become the favorites of structural engineers.  Below is a list of the top toys that will help kids start thinking about structural design and get their creative juices flowing. Legos – […]

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Helical Piers Installed to Stop Sinking Porch

by Katelyn Wager December 29, 2017

The EVstudio structural engineering team has designed countless helical pier foundations, ranging from small repair solutions to new foundations for large buildings.  However, not a lot of us have had the chance to see a helical pier being installed…that is, until now. EVstudio was asked […]

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IRC 2015 Structural Changes Overview

by Katelyn Wager January 20, 2017
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I recently attended a seminar on major changes in the 2015 version of the International Residential Code (IRC) sponsored by the Denver HBA.  Most changes were related to architectural topics, but I’ll focus on the top structural changes for this blog. Wind speed maps now […]

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Site Visit: Ohio River Bridges Project

by Katelyn Wager January 20, 2017
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I recently returned to my hometown of Floyds Knobs, Indiana, which is a small town just north of Louisville, Kentucky.  For those of you not familiar with the area, the Ohio River cuts Kentuckiana (the local name for central northern Kentucky and southern Indiana) in […]

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EVstudio Team Takes on Yet Another 14er Challenge

by Katelyn Wager March 8, 2016
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The EVstudio banner made yet another spectacular journey on Sunday, September 13, 2015.  A team of five EVers met at a donut shop in Breckenridge and drove together to the Mount Quandary trail-head to start hiking at 7:30 a.m. After a bit of a tough […]

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Grateful Manor Construction Update Evergreen

by Katelyn Wager July 31, 2015
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I recently had the pleasure of leading a group of EVstudio engineers up to the building site of one of my favorite projects, the Grateful Manor.  The home is an 11,652 sf (7,850 sf finished space) mountain house in Evergreen.  This was one of the […]

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AutoCAD vs. Revit: A Structural Engineer’s Opinion

by Katelyn Wager June 26, 2015

As the design  industry continues to slowly transition away from traditional drafting programs, namely AutoCAD, and into using building information modeling (BIM) programs, such as Autodesk’s Revit, structural engineers seem to be putting up a fight.   The interface is more artsy, commands seem primitive, […]

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Top Gifts for Your Engineer Dad

by Katelyn Wager June 19, 2015
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With father’s day right around the corner, here are a few thoughtful gift ideas for any engineer dad. For any playful dad, a Lego Architecture Set of his favorite building is a gift he can enjoy building with the help of his kids or on his […]

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